Football Coaches

Peter Haugen

Head Football Coach

Peter Haugen, a native of Minneapolis and a 1991 graduate of Bethel University, is in his 14th year as head football coach at Gustavus Adolphus College for the 2022 season. Haugen, who was the head football coach at Washburn High…   (continue reading)


Charles Cosgrove

Co-Offensive Coordinator

Charlie Cosgrove is in his 14th season on the Gustavus football coaching staff in 2022, serving as the team’s co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach for the 11th straight year. Prior to coming to Gustavus, Cosgrove…   (continue reading)


Carlin Shoemaker

Co-Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks

Carlin Shoemaker is in his 11th season on the Gustavus Adolphus football coaching staff in 2022 as the co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. A 2003 graduate of Bethel High School in Spanaway, Washington, Shoemaker brings…   (continue reading)


Zach Vine ’15

Strength and Conditioning Coordinator

Zach Vine is in his eighth season on the Gustavus football coaching staff in 2022 as the co-defensive coordinator and strength & conditioning coordinator. Vine graduated from Gustavus in 2015, majoring in Exercise Physiology…   (continue reading)


Christian White ’01


Christian White is in his 14th year in 2022 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


Brett Aamot is on the Gustavus football staff for the sixth season in 2022. He previously served as an assistant varsity offensive coach for the Willmar Cardinals high school football team from 2009 through 2016, coaching both…   (continue reading)


Eric Mattson ’00

Assistant Football Coach

Eric Mattson is in his seventh season on the Gustavus football staff in 2022 as the safeties coach. Mattson is a 2000 graduate of Gustavus where he played linebacker for the Gusties. After graduating, Mattson earned his master’s…   (continue reading)


Lyle Opdahl ’13

Assistant Offensive Line Coach


Landon Rauen ’21


Samuel Lundberg ’16

Sam Lundberg begins his first season on the Gustavus Adolphus staff in 2016 as the running backs coach. Lundberg graduated from Gustavus in 2016, majoring in health and physical education. He joined the Gustie football team in…   (continue reading)


Mitchell Kleinschrodt ’12

Graduate Assistant Football Coach