Coaching Staff

Danielle Kohut

Head Coach

  • The 2017 campaign will be Coach Kohut's seventh season as head coach
  • Twice during her tenure the Luther coaching staff has been named the Iowa Conference Coaching Staff of the Year
  • Last year, she recorded her 100th career victory, while leading the Norse to a second consecutive 20-plus win season
  • Has led the Norse to the semifinals of the six-team Iowa Conference Tournament three times
  • Has coached nine first team all-conference performers including 2015 Co-Rookie of the Year Emma Veum (2015)
  • Took over Norse program after serving as a graduate assistant at NCAA II St. Cloud State University (MN), where she was a defensive specialist and setter for the Husky volleyball team from 2003-05
  • Prior to joining the Husky program, she spent a year as an assistant at Williston State College (N.D.), where she helped lead the Tetons to two conference championships, two regional tournaments and one trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Tournament prior to transferring to St. Cloud State University

Lindsey Weatherford

Assistant Volleyball Coach

  • The 2017 season will be the first for Coach Weatherford with the Norse netters
  • 2002 graduate of Cornell College with Bachelors Degree.
  • Four-year letterwinner in volleyball and basketball at Cornell College.
  • 2010 graduate of Defiance College (Ohio) with Masters Degree in Education with Coaching Concentration.
  • 2015 graduate of Pima Community College (Arizona) with Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Special Education.
  • First ever Head Volleyball Coach at Wentworth Military Academy and Junior College (Missouri); built the program from the ground up. In one year, took the WMA Collegiate Volleyball program from a record of 2-20 to a record of 18-8.
  • Spent time at Waldorf College, Kirkwood Community College and Defiance College as Assistant Volleyball Coach.
  • Former Head Volleyball Coach at Rockwell-Swaledale, North Butler and Walden Grove (Arizona) High Schools. Led North Butler High School to the 2006 Iowa High School Volleyball State Tournament.
  • Former staff member at Premier Volleyball Club (Ohio) and Prairie Volleyball Club; former Club Director at North Star Volleyball Club.
  • Hometown: Rockwell, Iowa
  • Husband: Ross; Son: Maxton

Kellan Flynn

Assistant Volleyball Coach

    • The 2017 season will be the first year for Coach Flynn with the Norse
    • 2016 graduate of St. Cloud State University, Minn.
    • Four year varsity volleyball athlete at St. Cloud State University
    • Named Player to Watch in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in 2014
    • Participated in the United States National Volleyball Team Tryouts in 2015
    • Hometown: Tomahawk, Wis.

    Sophie Engelman

    Volunteer Assistant Coach

      Grant Preheim

      Student Assistant Coach



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