Dream job brings Ashby home

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■ From Aurora to Big Red, former Husky athlete returns to coach at alma mater

  • After coaching a few years under Nebraska’s Scott Frost, Aurora grad Cole Ashby returns home as head of the strength and conditioning program with a spot on the Husky football staff. News-Register/Kurt Johnson
    After coaching a few years under Nebraska’s Scott Frost, Aurora grad Cole Ashby returns home as head of the strength and conditioning program with a spot on the Husky football staff. News-Register/Kurt Johnson
Cole Ashby enjoyed those drives across Nebraska as a kid with his dad, Jeff, who was on a mission to collect VHS tapes to get a gauge on an upcoming opponent. Cole certainly won’t have to drive anywhere to pick up a VHS tape in 2020, but he’s followed his father’s footsteps into the coaching profession. “He was my main inspiration for wanting to be a coach,” Cole said of his dad. “I was his…

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