Football Coaches

Peter Haugen

Head Football Coach

Peter Haugen, a native of Minneapolis and a 1991 graduate of Bethel University, enters his 10th year as head football coach at Gustavus Adolphus College for the 2018 season. After the 2015 season, Haugen earned MIAC Co-Coach-of-the-Year…   (continue reading)


Lucas Kleinschrodt ’14

Defensive Coordinator and Linebackers

Lucas Kleinschrodt is in his third season on staff for the Gustavus Adolphus football team in 2018, and second season as the defensive coordinator. Last season Kleinschrodt shared the position as the co-defensive coordinator. …   (continue reading)


Charles Cosgrove

Co-Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line

Charlie Cosgrove is in his 10th season on the Gustavus football coaching staff in 2018, serving as the team’s co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. Prior to coming to Gustavus, Cosgrove served as a graduate assistant…   (continue reading)


Carlin Shoemaker

Co-Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks

Carlin Shoemaker is in his seventh season on the Gustavus football coaching staff in 2018, serving as the team’s co-offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach, and recruiting coordinator. A 2003 graduate of Bethel High School…   (continue reading)


Zach Vine ’15

Strength and Conditioning Coordinator and Defensive Line

Zach Vine is in his fourth season on the Gustavus Adolphus staff in 2018 as the defensive line coach and strength and conditioning coordinator. Vine graduated from Gustavus in 2015, majoring in Health Fitness, and played for the…   (continue reading)


Christian White ’01


Christian White is in his 10th year in 2018 as a coach under head coach Peter Haugen. White, who has assisted the Gustavus football program off and on over the past decade, specifically works with the team’s kickers and punters…   (continue reading)


Brett Aamot ’82

Assistant Football Coach

Brett Aamot is on the Gustavus football staff for the second straight season in 2018. He previously served as an assistant varsity offensive coach for the Willmar Cardinals high school football team from 2009 through 2016, coaching…   (continue reading)


Woody Bachman ’88

Assistant Football Coach

Marc (Woody) Bachman is in his seventh season with the Gustie football program in 2018, serving as a defesive coach. Prior to taking the job at Gustavus, Bachman was the head football coach at St. Peter High School for 12 seasons…   (continue reading)


Eric Mattson ’00

Assistant Football Coach

Eric Mattson is in his third consecutive season on the Gustavus football staff in 2018 as the safeties coach. Mattson is a 2000 graduate of Gustavus where he played linebacker for the Gusties. After graduating, Mattson earned…   (continue reading)