Coaching Staff

Steve Pasche

Head Coach

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  • 1997 graduate of St. John's University - B.A
  • 1999 graduate of University of Iowa - M.S. Exercise Physiology
  • 11th year as Head Coach
  • Named Iowa Conference Coach of the Year in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010
  • Has led the Norse to five Iowa Conference Championships in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010
  • Has also led the Norse to the NCAA III National Championships placing 6th in 2006, 8th in 2007, 26th in 2010, 24th in 2012, and 14th in 2013
  • Also serves as assistant track and field coach coaching the distant runners
  • Prior to taking over the Norse programs Steve spent two years as an assistant at Williams College (MA), where the women's team won the national championship in 2004 and the men's team finished in the top-10 in 2003 and 2004
  • From 2000-2002 he was the Head Men's Coach of cross country at Macalester College (MN)
  • While at St. John's University (MN) he earned all-conference honors in the 5,000 and 10,000 meter runs

Maggie Pierson

Assistant Coach

  • 2014 graduate of Luther College - B.A. Physical Education, Religion
  • Second year as assistant coach
  • Two-time all-Iowa Conference performer
  • 2012 all-Central Region performer
  • Graduated with six top-10 performances in track and field
  • Outdoor track all-conference performer in both the 5000, 1500, distance medley relay and 4x800
  • Member of Iowa Conference Fall all-Academic Team three times and twice listed on Spring all-Academic Team