Nebraska soccer coach John Walker has named former professional soccer great and Canadian National Team coach Ian Bridge as assistant coach for the Huskers. Bridge replaces former Nebraska assistant Peter Underwood, who was killed in a car crash in May.
Prior to joining the Nebraska staff, Bridge served as an assistant coach for the University of Victoria men’s soccer team for the past two seasons. Bridge helped the Vikes to a 10-3-3 overall record for the 2014 season, including a trip to the men’s Canada West Final Four.
The Huskers open the regular season this Friday, Aug. 21st against Kansas at 7:05 p.m. at Hibner Stadium.