Coaching Staff

Chris Garcia-Prats

Head Men's Soccer Coach

  • 2002 graduate of Trinity University
  • The 2019 season will be coach Garcia-Prats 12th year as head coach
  • He has led the Norse to an overall record of 137-66-23, 56-24-5 in conference play
  • He was named Regional Coach of the Year (2018)
  • During his tenure his teams have won three conference championships (2011, 2013, 2017) and have made four appearances in the NCAA III National Tournament (2011- round of 16, 2013, 2016, 2018 - round of 8)
  • Following the 2018 campaign Luther finished the year ranked No. 8; in 2013 the Norse were ranked nationally as high as No. 6 with a final ranking of No. 22; in 2014 Luther spent five weeks in the national rankings with a high at No. 7; in 2016 Luther finished the year ranked No. 23
  • He has coached five All-Americans, 41 all-conference honorees, four conference MVPs and 19 all-Region performers
  • Three times his coaching staff has been named Conference Coaching Staff of the Year (2011, 2017, 2018)
  • In 2011 he was also named NSCAA North Region Coach of the Year
  • Prior to Luther, he served as the assistant men's soccer coach and recruiting coordinator at Trinity University. During this stretch Trinity University made six NCAA Tournament appearances and three semifinal appearances, winning the national championship in 2003, and finishing second in 2007

Aidan O'Driscoll

Assistant Coach

  • 2019 graduate of Luther College
  • He was a four-year letter winner for the Norse
  • During his career he made 85 appearances that included 74 starts and tallied 40 points
  • 2018 Division III Third Team All-American
  • 2018 United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-American
  • Two-time All-Region Selection - 2017, 2018
  • 2018 American Rivers Conference Offensive MVP
  • Two-time all-conference selection - 2017, 2018
  • He has coached club level for both Minnesota United and Decorah United

Ryan Martin

Assistant Coach - Goalkeepers

    • 2008 graduate of Waldorf College
    • 2019 will be his fourth year as Luther's goalkeeper coach
    • Decorah High School boys assistant coach - 2009-11
    • Waldorf College men's head coach - 2011-15
    • During his playing days he was a four-year starter and served as team captain for two years
    • Named Waldorf Defender of the Year - 2007
    • Holds several Waldorf College goalkeeping records

    Josh Galvin

    Assistant Coach

    • 2016 graduate of Luther College
    • B.A. in Business Management
    • Played four years for the Norse and made 54 appearances that included 23 starts
    • He was Luther's Offensive MVP - 2015
    • Joins Norse staff after serving as a graduate assistant at UW-Platteville
    • He has also coached club socccer for Elite S.C. in Chicago and for the Saint Paul Blackhawks Soccer Club

    Teo Jube

    Assistant Coach

    • 2019 graduate of Luther College
    • Played four years for the Norse and made 32 appearances
    • He is currently Director of Coaching of Decorah United Soccer Club
    • He has three years experience as a youth coach for Decorah United Soccer Club
    • He has also been a volunteer coach for Decorah High School the past two years

    Vitor Cantini

    Assistant Coach

      • Hometown: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
      • Played two years for the Norse after transferring from Indian Hills Community College
      NCAA

      American Rivers Conference

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