Football Coaches

Peter Haugen

Head Football Coach

Peter Haugen, a native of Minneapolis and a 1991 graduate of Bethel University, enters his ninth year as head football coach at Gustavus Adolphus College for the 2017 season. After the 2015 season, Haugen earned MIAC Co-Coach-of-the-Year…   (continue reading)


Lucas Kleinschrodt ’14

Defensive Coordinator and Defensive Backs

Lucas Kleinschrodt begins his second season on staff for the Gustavus Adolphus football team in 2017, and first season as the co-defensive coordinator. Last season as the defensive backs coach, Kleinschrodt directed a secondary that…   (continue reading)


Charles Cosgrove

Co-Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line

Charlie Cosgrove begins his ninth season on the Gustavus football coaching staff in 2017, 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 begins his sixth season on the Gustavus football coaching staff in 2017, 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

Assistant Football Coach

Zach Vine begins his third season on the Gustavus Adolphus staff in 2017 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 begins his eighth year in 2016 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…   (continue reading)


Woody Bachman ’88

Asst. Football Coach and Teacher

Marc (Woody) Bachman will begin his sixth season with the Gustie football program in 2015, serving as the team's speed and strength coordinator and coaching defensive ends. Prior to taking the job at Gustavus, Bachman was the…   (continue reading)


Eric Mattson ’00


Hunter Johnson ’18