His first three years with the Norse football program he served as defensive coordinator
Joined the Norse in 2015 after serving for two years as defensive coordinator at NCAA II Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio
While at Notre Dame College his defensive unit had the second biggest turnaround in the NCAA II improving scoring defense by 13 points per game. His defensive unit also helped lead the school to its first winning season in school history
Served as defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at Albion College (Mich.) (2010-12) where the defense reduced its rushing yards per game by 90 and lowered it scoring defense to 19 points a game
Began his collegiate coaching career as the outside linebackers coach at Colorado School of Mines (2008-09)
Spent two seasons as the varsity defensive backs coach and junior varsity defensive coordinator at Rangeview High School, Aurora, Colo.
Played on four conference championship football teams while at Winona State University (Minn.) from 2001-05
Joined the Norse after serving as offensive coordinator at NAIA Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas (2010-17)
He was named NAIA American Football Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year and in 2017 and the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Assistant Coach of the Year in 2012.
During his tenure, the Bluejays offensive unit helped lead Tabor to three consecutive KCAC championships (2015-17), and established 39 team and individual records, including the KCAC single season rushing record of 4,058 yards set in 2013.
Began his collegiate coaching career as the assistant offensive line coach at Colorado School of Mines (2008-09)
Defensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator/Defensive Line
The 2018 season will be Coach Battle's third year as an assistant coach, first as the defensive coordinator
2001 graduate of Idaho State University
Prior to joining Luther staff he coached at Edinbor University of Pennsylvania (2013-16), University of Minnesota-Morris (2005-13), Western Washington University (2003-05) and at Idaho State University (2001-03)
Four-year letter winner at Idaho State where he earned second team all-Big Sky Conference honors at linebacker
Wife, Nikki; children, Olivia, Raven Jr., Tori and Trenton