Former Nevada graduate assistant Steven King joined the Bison staff just prior to 2016 spring practice. King, who works closely with the Bison wide receivers, recently spent two years with the Wolf Pack, first as an offensive graduate assistant working with the wide receivers and most recently as a defensive graduate assistant working with the nickel position. King will take on the added duties of special teams coordinator starting in 2017.
King spent the 2012 and 2013 seasons at Wagner College, where he mentored running back Dominique Williams, a member of the 2012 College Sports Journal All-American team and a two-time All-Northeast Conference selection. Williams is currently a member of the New York Jets.
During the 2011 season, King served as a wide receiver coach at Nassau Community College on Long Island. King tutored wide receiver Mark Thomas who went on to earn all-conference honors after leading the conference in receptions and receiving yards.
Prior to his time at Nassau, King served as the running backs and defensive backs coach at East Meadow (N.Y.) High School from 2007-2011.During his time there, he coached and developed two players who won the Thorpe Award, presented annually by Newsday to Long Island's Most Outstanding Player.
A Hempstead, New York, native, King was a four-year letter winner at the University at Buffalo where he led the team in rushing touchdowns in both his junior and senior seasons.
King earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University at Buffalo in 2007 and a master’s degree in business administration from Wagner in 2014. He added a second master’s degree in educational leadership from Nevada in 2015.
|Position:||Assistant Coach (WR/Special Teams Coordinator)|