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COACHING STAFF

 

Teri Olson
Associate Head Coach

  • 2005 graduate of Luther College
  • 12th year with the program and second as associate head coach
  • Three-year letter winner for the Norse as an outfielder
  • Two-year co-captain
  • Also serves as Communications Assistant, Communications and Marketing

 

 

Tracy Hjelle
Pitching Coach

  • 1992 graduate of Iowa State University.
  • 23rd year as an assistant coach working with the pitchers.
  • Her pitching staff posted the fourth best ERA in the NCAA III in 2010 (1.08) and 2011(1.39,) 14th best in 2012 (1.62), and in 2015 (1.44) the seventh best
  • Luther's pitching staff led the Iowa Conference with the best five times -  1.11 (2010), 1.39 (2011), 1.62 (2012), 2.57 (2015), and 1.67 (2016)
  • Has coached three All-Americans, three Iowa Conference Pitcher of the Year selections and 12 all-conference honorees
  • Pitched three seasons for the Iowa State Cyclones earning All-Big Eight academic honors
  • Named co-captain her senior year
  • In 2010, the Norse pitching staff set a single season school record for strikeouts with 406
 

Miranda McCay
Assistant Coach

  • 2016 graduate of Luther College
  • 1st year as assistant coach
  • Four-year letter winner for the Norse
  • 2016 NFCA Third Team All-American
  • 2016 Iowa Conference Position Player of the Year
  • Four-time all-conference selection