Derek Bombeck began serving as an event management specialist in the Nebraska Athletic Department in the fall of 2006, after previously working as an intern in the events office in October of 2004.
Bombeck earned his bachelor's degree in sport management and communication from Nebraska Wesleyan, before earning his master's degree in education leadership from the University of Nebraska in 2010.
Bombeck was the director of the event management program at Nebraska Wesleyan. As an undergraduate at Wesleyan, he also competed in track and field, including the javelin and the pole vault, for the Prairie Wolves.
Derek married the former Jennifer Myers in April of 2010.