Athletics Coaching Staff
John Ingram
University of Nebraska Athletics
Coach Info:
Position: University of Nebraska Athletics
Other Position: Associate AD - Capital Planning & Construction
Phone: (402) 472-1000

John Ingram joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in 1993 and currently serves as Associate Athletic Director for Capital Planning and Construction. His job is to create championship-level facilities and to help develop forward-thinking plans for Nebraska's future facilities. 

Ingram recently led the effort to plan, design and construct a new state-of-the-art $20.4 million soccer and tennis complex. Projects currently underway include a new $14 million men’s and women’s gymnastics facility, new restrooms and concessions in the north seciont of Memorial Stadium, new LED field lighting system for Memorial Stadium and a football practice field replacement project.

Since 1993, Ingram has played a valuable role in the planning, design and construction of over $300 million in construction projects. He was instrumental in the concept, design, negotiation and construction phases of the 2006 $50 million Memorial Stadium Improvement Project that included the construction of the Osborne Athletic Complex and the $63.5 million East Stadium Expansion Project. Other projects completed include the $36.3 million Memorial Stadium Skybox Improvement Project and the $29.5 million Haymarket Park baseball and softball complex. In addition, he led the $20 million Memorial Stadium waterproofing and restoration project and directed the development of the Nebraska Athletic Facilities Master Plan.

Ingram serves on the University Campus Planning Committee and is the past chairman of the Chancellor's Campus Safety Committee. Ingram also directed facilities operations and security for the department from 1993 until 2010 when Tom Osborne asked him to work full time on capital planning and construction projects. He also oversees the Athletic Department Design Center staff that coordinates all graphics and displays within athletics.

Before joining Nebraska’s staff, Ingram was the Physical Plant Director at Southeast Community College and the Facilities and Safety Engineer at Lincoln’s MetroMail Corp. He is the past president of the Capital Sports Foundation and the past section chairman of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Ingram received an AAS degree from SCC-Milford in 1979, a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management/Distribution from Peru State in 1988 and graduate coursework in the UNL College of Architecture, Community and Regional Planning Program, Urban Planning and Design. He and his wife, Catherine, have three children, Cole, Rachel and Jackson. Cole lettered in 2013 as a hammer thrower on the Nebraska track and field team and was a member of the Huskers' 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championship team. Jackson currently competes for the Huskers on the track and field Team as a hammer thrower.