Luther College has affirmed that athletics is integral to the fulfillment of its mission. The educational experience at Luther not only disciplines the mind, but also develops whole persons and prepares them to serve with distinction for the common good. The intercollegiate athletic program helps fulfill this mission by developing strength of body, discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship, character, integrity, leadership, and a sense of fair play.
Endowed Athletic Program Funds:
$50,000 minimum commitment
Provides support for Norse athletic team activities, including travel costs, small equipment purchases, and other needs determined to enhance the team’s success and experience.
Endowed Athletic Recruitment Funds:
$100,000 minimum commitment
Provides support for recruitment activity, including additional funds for travel, allowing our coaching staff to spend valuable time in front of future student-athletes.
Endowed Coaching Position/Chair:
$1,000,000 minimum commitment
An endowed coaching position is usually held by the head coach of the sport identified, providing funds for a portion of the annual salary. The endowment also provides additional funds for the coach to assist in recruitment, educational enhancements to the program, and professional development opportunities.
Endowed coaching positions heighten visibility and prestige for Luther College and the program in the NCAA Division III.