Gregory Eaton is in his first season as Director of Basketball Operations for the Husker basketball program. In his role, Eaton will serve as the primary day-to-day administrator within the basketball office, coordinating team travel and serve as liaison to administration, academics, HuskerVision, communications, marketing and life skills.
Prior to his promotion, Eaton served as the Huskers' video coordinator for four years. In that role, he handled film breakdown and exchanges for the coaching staff and coordinated the program’s digital catalog. Eaton also served as primary coordinator of the Tim Miles’ Basketball Camps and Clinics and oversaw the student managers.
Eaton came to Nebraska from Colorado State, where he served as the video coordinator on Tim Miles’ staff at CSU during the 2011-12 season. He handled tape exchanges, breaking down video, recording practices and games and coordinating the team’s video library, playing a significant role in the Rams reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2003. Prior to working at Colorado State, he served as a graduate assistant and the assistant video coordinator for the University of Arkansas men’s basketball program during the 2010-11 season.
A native of Rehoboth, Mass., Eaton worked as an assistant video coordinator and student manager for the University of Louisville men’s basketball program from 2006 to 2010, while earning his bachelor’s degree in sport administration from the university. While at Louisville, the Cardinals captured a Big East championship, the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament in 2009 and reached two Elite Eights (2008 and 2009).
In addition to his work as an undergrad with the Cardinals, Eaton served as an intern with the Pawtucket Red Sox in 2008 and 2009.
Gregory and his wife Kiley were married in August of 2013.