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Nebraska's Head Coaches
Courtesy: NU Media Relations
05/08/2012
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The Nebraska Athletic Department is fortunate to have some of the nation's best coaches.


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Coach

Sport

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Career Highlights

Bo Pelini

Football

30-12
(3 seasons)

  • Led Nebraska to back-to-back 10-win seasons in 2009 and 2010
  • Led Huskers to three straight Big 12 North Division titles from 2008 to 2010
  • Led Nebraska to 3-1 bowl record
  • Led Nebraska to win as interim head coach in 2003 Alamo Bowl
  • Defensive Coordinator at Nebraska (2003), Oklahoma and LSU
  • Hired as Nebraska's Head Coach on Dec. 2, 2007

John Cook

Volleyball

361-34
(12 seasons)

  • Won two national championships and led NU to five NCAA semifinals
  • NU is the winningest program in the nation in Cook's tenure
  • Two-time AVCA National Coach of the Year
  • Won the Big Ten title during the team's first year in the conference
 

Tim Miles 

 Men's Basketball

 First season

  • First season as Nebraska Coach in 2012-13
  • Led Colorado State to 2012 NCAA Tournament

Connie Yori

Women's Basketball

166-117
(9 seasons)

  • 2010 National Coach of the Year (WBCA, AP, USBWA, Naismith, Kay Yow)
  • 2010 Big 12 Coach of the Year
  • Led Nebraska to 2010 Big 12 regular-season championship (32-2, 16-0)
  • Led NU to 2010 NCAA Sweet 16
  • Coached eight first-team All-Big 12 selections, including three in 2010

Darin
Erstad

Baseball

First season

  • Two-Time Major League All-Star
  • Three-Time Gold Glove Winner
  • 2002 World Series Champion (Angels)
  • No. 1 Overall Pick in 1995 MLB Draft
  • 1995 Golden Spikes Award Finalist

Rhonda Revelle

Softball

650-342
(17 seasons)

  • Third in victories among all-time NU coaches across all sports
  • Coached 14 All-Americans and 10 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
  • Led Nebraska to 14 NCAA Tournaments in 17 seasons
  • Led Nebraska to two WCWS appearances

John Walker

Soccer

256-108-23
(18 seasons)

  • Led NU to 10 consecutive NCAA Tournaments (1996-2005)
  • Captured eight Big 12 Titles in the 15-year history of the league
  • Ranks in the top 20 among all active coaches in winning percentage

Gary Pepin

Track & Field

30 seasons

  • Led NU to three women's national championships
  • Guided NU to 66 conference titles in 30 years
  • League-leading 22 Big 12 Conference Team Titles
  • Coached 466 All-Americans and 35 Academic All-Americans
  • Coached 42 Women's National Champions
  • Coached 14 Men's National Champions

David Harris

Cross Country

First Season

  • Will coach his first season in 2012
  • Previously coached at NU for seven season
  • Was the head coach at Emporia State for 19 years
  • Served as President of the USTFCCCA

Mark Manning

Wrestling

135-56-3
(10 seasons)

  • Led Nebraska to five top-eight NCAA finishes
  • Has coached 29 All-Americans in nine seasons at Nebraska
  • Coached three NCAA individual champions at NU
  • Produced 35 academic All-Big 12 honorees
  • Coached two Nebraska Male Student-Athletes of the Year (Bryan Snyder, Craig Brester)
  • Two-time Big 12 Coach of the Year (2008, 2009)

Dan Kendig

Women's Gymanstics

17 seasons

  • Led Nebraska to eight Super Six berths in the last 12 seasons
  • Coached 39 gymnasts to 113 All-America honors at Nebraska
  • Led Nebraska to 12 Big 12/Big Eight conference titles
  • Guided Nebraska to nine CoSIDA Academic All-America awards

Chuck Chmelka

Men's Gymnastics

Three seasons

  • Led Nebraska to 3 straight top-10 NCAA finishes (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Three-time national championship team member
  • 2007 College Gymnastics Association West Region Assistant Coach of the Year
  • 1981 U.S. National Team member
  • USAG Junior National Staff

Pablo Morales

Swimming & Diving

10 seasons

  • Two-time Olympic Silver Medalist
  • Won 11 NCAA individual titles as a swimmer at Stanford

Robin Krapfl

Women's Golf

24 seasons

  • Coached a nation-best 57 NGCA Scholastic All-Americans
  • Led NU to its first four NCAA Tournament appearances
  • Guided Nebraska to 11 NCAA Regional appearances
  • Coached two All-Americans and two individual conference champions

Bill Spangler

Men's Golf

Nine seasons

  • Led NU to a pair of team titles in 2009-10
  • Guided NU to nine team titles in his tenure
  • Led NU to 23 top-three finishes

Scott Jacobson

Women's Tennis

265-170
(19 seasons)

  • Led Nebraska to first NCAA Tournament victory in 2010
  • Led NU to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances (2005, 2006)
  • Two-Time Big 12 Coach of the Year (2005, 2010)
  • Coached six players to conference titles in singles play
  • Coached 24 All-Big Big 12 players

Kerry McDermott

Men's Tennis

293-300
(27 seasons)

  • Winningest coach in NU men's tennis program history
  • Coached 12 players to conference titles in singles play
  • Coached five duos to conference titles in doubles play

Bill Straub

Bowling

14 seasons

  • Led Nebraska to three NCAA titles in 2004, 2005 and 2009
  • Back-to-back NCAA crowns (2004, 2005) were first NCAA titles in the sport
  • Led Nebraska bowling to 10 national team titles, including eight women's championships and two men's club crowns
  • Coached 23 women's bowlers to 49 All-America awards
  • 2005 National Tenpin Coach Coach of the Year

Morgan Hicks

Rifle

Five seasons

  • Led Nebraska to a sixth-place NCAA finish in 2010
  • Led Nebraska to fourth-place NCAA finish in 2008
  • 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Member
  • 2004 NCAA Air Rifle Champion, Eight-time All-American
  • Coached Murray State to Top-10 NCAA Finish in 2007
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