|Position:||University of Nebraska Athletics|
|Other Position:||Executive AD - Marketing & Communications|
|Alma Mater:||Kenyon College & Ohio State|
Steve Waterfield joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in August of 2013 and currently serves as Executive Associate AD. Waterfield oversees marketing, communications, creative and emerging media, the spirt squad, HuskerVision and licensing and branding. He also serves as Nebraska's liaison to IMG, the Big Ten Network and Fanatics.
Waterfield joined Nebraska after two years as a senior administrator at Miami. While in Coral Gables, Waterfield oversaw sports medicine, strategic operations, facilities and maintenance, capital projects and construction, along with the men's and women's basketball programs. Halfway through his tenure, Waterfield's responsibilities changed slightly. He added strength and conditioning and human resources in place of facilities and maintenance and capital projects and construction. He also became football's direct sports administrator, in place of women's basketball.
Prior to Miami, Waterfield spent seven years at Wisconsin, serving under Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez as an Associate Athletics Director for Student Services. Waterfield oversaw compliance, academic services and sports medicine, while also serving as sport administrator for the men's and women's soccer and men's and women's swimming and diving programs.
Waterfield went to Wisconsin after spending five years as an Assistant Director of Compliance at Ohio State.
Waterfield holds a law degree, a master's in business administration and a master's in sports management from Ohio State and a bachelor's degree in political science from Kenyon College. He is a member of the Ohio bar and U.S. Federal District Court and worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Ohio Attorney General's office.
Steve and his wife, Jaime, have two sons, Davis and Austin.