Tudor Flintham


Head Men's Soccer Coach and Instructor in Health and Exerci in Athletics

Tudor Flintham enters his third season as the Gustavus men’s soccer head coach in the 2020-21 academic year after taking over the reins on April 16, 2018. Prior to Gustavus, Flintham was the head men’s and women’s soccer coach at Nebraska Wesleyan University for three seasons.

In his first two seasons at Gustavus, Flintham has guided the Gusties to back-to-back MIAC championships, the 2019 MIAC playoff championship, and consecutive NCAA tournament appearances. Under Flintham’s direction, the Gusties have posted a 32-7-2 overall record and have gone 17-2-1 in the MIAC. After going 14-4-1 overall and 8-1-1 in conference play his first season at Gustavus, Flintham was named the 2018 MIAC Co-Coach of the Year. In two seasons on the Gustie bench, Flintham has coached six student-athletes who have earned seven All-Conference honors, six athletes to have received seven All-Region honors, three CoSIDA Academic All-District Team members, two All-Americans, and one MIAC Elite 22 Award winner.

At Nebraska Wesleyan, Flintham guided the men’s and women’s programs to a combined 49 wins in his three seasons, including 33 shutouts. In his last season, the men went 11-7-1 overall and won their first playoff game in 20 years. The NWU men also finished undefeated at home and went 10-0-1 in his last 11 games in Lincoln. Flintham oversaw two-thirds of NWU’s overall playoff appearances, and prior to Flintham’s arrival the program had not made post season play for 16 seasons. In his last three years at NWU, Flintham developed one professional player, two CoSIDA Academic All-Americans, 18 All-IIAC, and six All-GPAC players.

Prior to his time at Nebraska Wesleyan, Flintham was the associate head soccer coach at Saint John’s University from 2010-14. He also served as an assistant at the College of Saint Benedict from 2012-14. In his last two seasons at CSB/SJU he coached 52 wins, two MIAC titles, three MIAC championship games, and travelled to the NCAA tournament.

From 2008-10, Flintham was head coach at both Valley Catholic High School in Beaverton, Ore. and the F.C. Portland Soccer Academy in Hillsboro, Ore. At Valley Catholic, he achieved a 29-4-4 record, the 2018 State Coach of the Year award, back-to-back District 1 Coach of the Year awards, and was a finalist for NCSAA National Coach of the Year.

Flintham earned his bachelor’s degree from Saint John’s in 2006. He was a three-year starting forward for the Johnnies, playing in 65 games from 2002-05 with 21 goals and 19 assists for 61 points. Flintham was an All-Region selection while earning MIAC All-Conference and Academic All-Conference in 2005. His senior year, Flintham captained the team to the conference playoff championship and finished the regular season as the MIAC statistical leader for both goals and assists. 

In 2013, Flintham received a master’s degree in sports management from St. Cloud State University. He holds a F.A. Level One Coaching License, National Exercise Trainers Association Certification, and a USSF National C Coaching License.

Flintham is the ninth head coach in the history of Gustavus men’s soccer. Since the program began in 1967, the Gusties have amassed an all-time record of 549-227-106 and have gone 329-124-75 in the MIAC. Gustavus owns 16 MIAC regular season championships, has gone a perfect 7-0 in MIAC playoff championship games, and has made 13 appearances at the NCAA Championships – all marks that lead the conference.

Flintham at Gustavus

Year    Overall     MIAC

2018   14-4-1     8-1-1 (1st)

2019   18-3-1     9-1-0 (1st)

Total   32-7-2     17-2-1 

Courses Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
HES-151 Men's Soccer 8 2021/FA, 2020/FA, 2019/FA, and 2018/FA
HES-269 Men's Soccer Practicum 1 2021/FA