Alex Ney joins the Bemidji State football program coaching staff in 2021 as the outside linebackers coach. He spent the previous two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Minot State University.
Ney began his coaching career as the defensive line coach at Minot State in 2020 before moving to linebackers. He was responsible for recruiting Northern Minnesota.
Prior to joining MSU, Ney played at Southwest Minnesota State University as a four-year letter winner as a linebacker during the 2015-18 seasons. In 2017, he was Academic All-NSIC, team defensive captain and named honorable mention All-NSIC South. In 2018, Ney was named second team All-NSIC South and team captain.
Ney graduated from Southwest Minnesota State in 2019 with a bachelor of science in exercise science with an emphasis on coaching and human performance. He is currently attaining a master of science in sport management.