Coaching Staff

Chris Garcia-Prats

Head Men's Soccer Coach

  • 2002 graduate of Trinity University
  • The 2020 season will be coach Garcia-Prats 13th year as head coach
  • He has led the Norse to an overall record of 154-71-26, 61-27-5 in conference play
  • In 2018 he was named Regional Coach of the Year
  • During his tenure, his teams have won three conference championships (2011, 2013, 2017); three conference tournament titles; and have made five appearances in the NCAA III National Tournament (2011- round of 16, 2013, 2016, 2018 - Elite 8, 2019 - Elite 8)
  • His teams have finished the year ranked No. 5 - 2019; No. 8 - 2018; No. 14 in 2011; No. 22 in 2013; and No. 23 in 2016
  • He has coached six All-Americans, 47 all-conference honorees, four conference MVPs and 22 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

Josh Galvin

Assistant Coach

  • Named top assistant on July 16, 2020
  • He was a part-time assistsant during the 2019 season
  • 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
  • Joined the Norse staff after serving as a graduate assistant and interim head coach at UW-Platteville from August 2018 until June 2019
  • He has also coached club socccer for Elite S.C. in Chicago and for the Saint Paul Blackhawks Soccer Club

Ryan Martin

Assistant Coach - Goalkeepers

    • 2008 graduate of Waldorf College
    • 2020 will be his fifth 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

    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
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