Brian Kmitta joined the Nebraska Athletic Department staff as an assistant strength coach in 2009. Kmitta serves as the strength and conditioning coach for men's and women's tennis, men's and women's golf, the track and field program and the diving team.
Originally from South Bend, Ind., Kmitta graduated from Anderson University, where he received his bachelor's degree in physical education in 2004. His final year in college, Kmitta worked as a student assistant for the football team's offensive line, and as strength and conditioning coach.
After graduation, Kmitta served as assistant running backs coach and strength and conditioning coach at Anderson. He then spent a year at the University of Louisville as an intern strength and conditioning coach, before coming to Nebraska as an intern in the strength and conditioning program in 2006.
Brian and his wife, Sara, welcomed the birth of a son, Brian III, on Sept. 18, 2013.