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Luke Wilkerson
Athletic Director & Interim Head Men's Basketball Coach

Lucas Wilkerson was appointed Athletic Director in the summer of 2012, and now also serves a Assistant Men's Basketball Coach. He received his Bachelor's in Bible Exposition & Theology from Emmaus in 2011, and worked in 2011-12 for Enrollment Services as Admissions Counselor and Athletic Recuiter. At the conclusion of his four seasons playing basketball for the Eagles, Lucas climbed the charts to rank 1st in career assists, 1st in career steals, 5th in rebounds, and 7th in points scored. He and his wife Brianna (Doran), have a son, Riker.

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Tim Iverson

Athletic Advisor

Tim Iverson served as Head Men's Basketball Coach from 1995-2012, while also teaching as faculty in the Mathematics and Science departments at Emmaus. He played one season of baseball at St. Ambrose University, one season of basketball at Emmaus, and received his Master's in Mathematics from the University of Northern Iowa in 1994. Tim and his wife Krista were married in 1997 and have three children: Timothy, Joshua, and Marissa.

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Kyle Graw
Head Women's Basketball Coach

Kyle Graw enters his first season as Head Women’s Basketball Coach. He graduated with his Bachelor’s in Biblical Studies and Youth Ministry from Emmaus in 2010. He also played basketball at Emmaus alongside Athletic Director Luke Wilkerson from 2007-2010. Kyle and his wife Tina have a son, Elijah, and a daughter, Laila Rose.


Ben Brown
Head Men's Soccer Coach
Ben Brown serves as Head Men’s Soccer Coach, taking over the position in 2012. He received his Bachelor's in Bible Exposition & Theology from Emmaus in 2009, and will complete his Master’s in Teaching at Trinity International University in 2012. Ben brings a lifetime of soccer experience to the job, including three seasons playing for Dr. Jack Fish at Emmaus, where he was a team captain. He and his wife Kerry (McHugh) have a daughter, Kambria, and a son, Hudson. Ben also teaches at Emmaus as a full-time member in the General Education department.
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Ben Strautmann

Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Ben Strautmann will be serving this year as the Head Women's Volleyball Coach. In 2013 he acquired his Bachelor's in Biblical Studies and Business Administration at Emmaus. In addition to playing four years of volleyball in high school he was a captain of the first Men's Club volleyball team in 2012. Ben and his wife Emily are currently happily raising their black labrador, Bagheera.

Krista Iverson
Athletic Trainer

Krista Iverson received her degrees in Physical Education and Athletic Training from Coe College in 1993. She has served as Athletic Trainer at Emmaus since 1997, and also coaches youth volleyball in the Dubuque Community School District. Krista and her husband Tim were married in 1997 and have three children: Timothy, Joshua, and Marissa.