Greg Huster is in his first season at the University of Cincinnati as the Coordinator of Recruiting Services.
In his role at UC, Huster, a graduate assistant for the Bearcats from 2003-04, will coordinate the Bearcats' on-campus recruiting efforts.
He joins the program after serving three seasons as the defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pa.
Huster came to Seton Hill from Saint Joseph's College in Indiana, where he served as defensive backs coach from January of 2005 to January 2008. In March of 2006, he was promoted to defensive coordinator. In 2007, Huster was promoted to assistant head coach/defensive coordinator. Huster's first year at the controls of the SJC defense saw the Pumas rank 14th in Division II in total defense (249.9 yards allowed per game) and 20th in the country in rushing defense (91.6 ypg). The Pumas ranked seventh in the nation with 23 interceptions. He coached several all-conference players, including all region defensive back Deqwan Young, the only defensive player in their conference to participate in the national Division II Cactus Bowl. The Pumas captured two conference championships during Huster's stint at SJC. Coach Huster was also in charge of the strength and conditioning program within the duration of his career at SJC.
Seton Hill finished the 2008 season with a 10-3 overall record and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs after defeating American International in the first round.
Huster had his first stint in Clifton as a graduate assistant coach from 2003-04. In 2003, he worked with the defensive linemen under head coach Rick Minter. In 2004, he coached defensive backs under head coach Mark Dantonio, currently the head coach at Michigan State University. Coach Huster helped the Bearcats claim a victory at the Ft. Worth Bowl against Marshall in December of 2004.
A native of Cincinnati, he previously served as defensive coordinator at Lockland High School from 2000-03. He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in education from the College of Mount Saint Joseph, also located in Cincinnati. He was a four-year starter for CMSJ at defensive back, and was a team captain as a senior.
Huster, his wife Christina and daughter Macey live in Cincinnati.