Football Coaching Staff
Bill Nesselt
Defensive Line Coach/Director of Football Operations
Coach Info:
Position: Defensive Line Coach/Director of Football Operations
Alma Mater: UMass
Graduating Year: 2013
Phone: (518) 442-3052
Email: wnesselt@albany.edu

Bill Nesselt, entering his third season with the University at Albany in 2019, coaches the Great Danes' defensive line while also serving as the program's director of football operations.

Nesselt had coached the outside linebackers and served as director of football operations in 2018.

In 2017, Nesselt was a defensive assistant after coming to UAlbany from Holy Cross. He also had coached at Maryland, Ferrum College and UMass. The former UMass defensive lineman has worked with linebackers as a coach and was a former interim defensive coordinator at Ferrum. He has also worked with video coordination and strength and conditioning programs.

“Bill is a student of the game that brings an incredible work ethic to our defensive staff," Head Coach Greg Gattuso said. "I've been very impressed with him since he has joined our staff.”