EGA ECNL 2005 Head Coach & ECNL GK Coach
Luke graduated from Bellevue University with a major in Health and Human performance and Psychology. He played in the 2008 Bellevue Men’s soccer team that progressed to the national 1st round for the first time in the school’s history and in 2012 was named national defensive player of the week after knocking off no.16 Ranked Hastings.
After completing his degree in 2013, Luke joined Toro Soccer club for the 2013-2014 season, as the goalkeeping director and U13 girls coach. It was during this year he spent time as the JV Head coach at Bellevue West High school coaching the boy’s team to an improved season.
Luke arrived back in England in 2014 and gained valuable experience coaching at different levels of the game, from professional to the grass-roots. Luke spent the 2014-2015 season working under ex-professional , Cliff Byrne at Scunthorpe United Football club coaching the U14 boys and all ages of the academy goalkeepers. It was during this time, Luke also gained experience at the college level coaching the Lincoln College (UK) 2nd team and also working as a college lecturer in the classroom.
Luke currently serves as the Women’s goalkeeping coach for the Creighton University Women’s program, is the EGA 2005 ECNL Head Coach and is the Nebraska ODP 04 boys coach and Regional ODP staff member. Luke is also in charge of all the EGA ECNL goalkeeper training. In addition, Luke also uses his experience to provide opportunities for all aspiring goalkeepers as lead coach of the Just4Keepers Academy in Nebraska.
UEFA 'B' License
US Soccer 'D' License
US Soccer 'E' License
US Soccer 'F' License
English Football Association Level 3 Certificate in Coaching Football
English Football Association Level 1 & 2
English Football Association Youth Module 3 (Ongoing)
English Football Association Youth Module 2, developing the practice
English Football Association Youth Module 1, creating the environment
English Football Association, Futsal Level 1