Nevada is prepared to rent Oregon co-defensive coordinator Ken Wilson as its subsequent head soccer coach, sources verified to ESPN on Friday.
Wilson in advance invested 19 seasons teaching at Nevada, together with 5 seasons as assistant head coach and 4 as defensive planner. He spent the previous 9 seasons operating at Washington State and Oregon.
ESPN reported Thursday that Wilson interviewed with Nevada officers and had robust assist from former Wolf Pack coach Chris Ault. Wilson would exchange Jay Norvell, who left for Colorado State on Monday.
1 AssociatedWilsons pending hiring was initially reported by The Athletic.
Wilson assisted details the Geese to successive Pac-12 championships in 2019 and 2020 and has actually belonged to 11 league titles throughout his teaching occupation. He has belonged to 19 groups that reached a bowl leisure, together with 16 of the previous 17 seasons.
He labored for 3 head coaches at Nevada: Ault, Jeff Tisdel and Jeff Horton (1993 ). In 1996, Wilson was the youngest protective coordinator in Division I and the Wolf Pack led the Massive West in practically each protective statistical class. Nevada finished 9-Three and beat Ball State 18-15 within the Las Vegas Bowl.
Wilsons kid, Tyler, was a drawn-out snapper for Nevada from 2012 to 2014.