Chris Luther teaches and advises students majoring in recreation and sport studies at Concordia University, Nebraska. He is also the assistant coach for the women’s soccer team.
Before serving at Concordia, Luther earned a B.A. in 7-12 math education from York College in Nebraska and an M.S.Ed. in outdoor and experiential education from Southern Adventist University in Tennessee. He worked as an assistant professor, head coach and director of athletics at York College.
Luther enjoys outdoor adventure, skiing and soccer, as well as the true community and meaningful relationships and experiences that can be found at Concordia Nebraska. He has two children, Jorre and Aislinn.
Chris Luther's Academic Programs
The exercise science program at Concordia University, Nebraska offers you the opportunity to advance your knowledge, skills and abilities while staying current with innovative research by utilizing state-of-the-art human performance laboratory equipment. Here, you will learn how to apply the gifts God has given you to enhance the spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional and social wellbeing of others.
Concordia University, Nebraska’s pre-athletic training program will prepare you to attend graduate school to continue your education in athletic training. Through traditional coursework and hands-on experiential training, you will gain not only the pre-requisites required to apply to the graduate school of your choice, but also develop a variety of skills that will be necessary in clinical practice as a certified athletic trainer practicing in the field of sports medicine.
Public Health and Fitness
A degree in public health and fitness from Concordia University, Nebraska prepares you to develop and advocate for effective health programs, where you can implement policies that enhance the health of individuals, groups and communities. You’ll combine theory-based public health and fitness courses, laboratory experiences and internships to provide you with practical, career-focused skills in nutrition, biomechanics, global health, psychology, epidemiology, stress management, human anatomy and more.
Recreation and Sport Studies
At Concordia University, Nebraska, the recreation and sport studies major is designed to give you an experiential education. Take classes in orienteering, adventure activities and alpine skiing, among others. Learn about planning and management of PE courses, recreational activities, sports and facility management.