Alvin Banks serves as an academic counselor and the coordinator of student-athlete development for Nebraska's Academic Performance Team. Banks began working as an academic counselor at Nebraska in 2003, after serving two years as an assistant academic counselor.
As Nebraska's coordinator of student-athlete development, he provides academic, athletic, personal and career counseling to all Husker student-athletes. As an academic counselor, he works primarily with the Nebraska men's and women's golf teams, the women's swimming and diving team and the wrestling team, while also assisting with the football team.
Before joining the Academic Performance Team, Banks served six years as a law enforcement officer for the City of Lincoln. He is currently a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics.
Banks, who lettered in football at Nebraska during the 1991 season, earned his master’s degree in vocational education in 1998, after receiving a bachelor’s degree in business management in 1992 from Nebraska. Banks and his wife, Lisa, have two children, Kaylie and Darius.