Men's Soccer

The University of Dubuque men’s soccer team shared the Iowa Conference title in 2010 and have been a perennial favorite in league play. The Spartans have celebrated over 100 total victories and have lost only a handfull of games in the American Rivers Conference. 

The Spartans will push the ball up the field, attack quickly, and be the aggressor when they compete. Expect the Spartans to battle every time for the 50-50 balls while keeping the ball on their opponents half throughout the matches. The play offers many chances to compete, UD players have been named All-Iowa Conference over 30 times, NSCAA All-North Region six times, All-American twice, Academic All-Iowa Conference nearly 30 times, and Academic All-Region five times.

Men's Soccer News

Four Spartans Make A-R-C Men's Soccer All-Conference Teams

Nov 6, 2019

Four University of Dubuque men’s soccer student-athletes picked up 2019 All-American Rivers Conference on Wednesday with Brandon White and Gloire Luwara getting all-conference honors and Josh Merkel and Lucas Von Braun earning honorable mention.

Spartans Stunned by #9 Luther at Buzzer

Nov 2, 2019

The University of Dubuque men’s soccer team gave the 9th ranked Luther College Norse all they could handle in the first round of the American Rivers Conference Tournament on Saturday afternoon, where they fell with 15 seconds left in double overtime, 3-2.

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Name Position Event Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Cristo Morales Goalie 5-9 145 Freshman Hoffman Estates, Ill.
1 Brandon White Goalkeeper 6-0 216 Junior Minooka, Ill.
2 Sumani Husseini Defender 5-6 165 Freshman Wheaton, Ill.
4 James Flowers Defender 6-2 173 Sophomore Chicago, Ill.
5 Lucas Von Braun Defender 6-2 163 Freshman Stockholm, Sweden
6 Jonny Mueller Forward 5-9 165 Freshman Schaumburg, Ill.
7 Joshua Merkel Defender 5-8 150 Junior Streamwood, Ill.
8 Axel Aaman Midfield 6-1 170 Sophomore Taeby, Sweeden
9 Alessandro Corazzina Midfield 6-1 165 Sophomore Park Ridge, Ill.
14 Unla Husseini Midfield 5-8 Sophomore Wheaton, Ill.
16 Mathias Ericsson FW 6-1 165 Freshman Stockholm, Sweden
17 Joel Johansson Midfield 6-2 183 Freshman Malmoe, Sweeden
18 Zach Elias Midfield 5-11 165 Sophomore Bettendorf, Iowa
20 Gloire Luwara Forward 5-9 172 Sophomore Rock Island, Ill.
21 Jacob Kryscio Defender 6-0 160 Sophomore Delafield, Wis.
22 Roody Joinvil Midfield 5-6 134 Sophomore Edina, Minn.
24 Ahmed Alruwaili Midfield 5-9 170 Junior Dubuque, Iowa
25 Kevin Noonan Defender 5-8 151 Junior Wheaton, Ill.
27 Daniel Bacskai Midfield 6-3 180 Junior Herrenberg, Germany
28 Victor Bremstedt Defender 6-2 165 Freshman Norrtälje, Sweden

2020 Schedule

Sept. 1

vs. Monmouth

Dubuque, IA

7 p.m.

Sept. 4

vs. Concordia Wisconsin

Dubuque, IA

7:30 p.m.

Sept. 6

at Elmhurst

Elmhurst, Ill.


Sept. 8

at Grinnell

Grinnell, IA

5 p.m.

Sept. 12

vs. Hamline

Dubuque, IA

3 p.m.

Sept. 15

at St. Mary's

Winona, MN

7 p.m.

Sept. 19

at UW-Superior

Superior, WI

1:30 p.m.

Sept. 20

at St. Scholastica

Duluth, MN

2:30 p.m.

Sept. 26

at Simpson

Indianola, IA

3:30 p.m.

Sept. 30

vs. UW-Platteville

Dubuque, IA

7 p.m.

Oct. 4

vs. St. Thomas

Dubuque, IA


Oct. 7

vs. Loras

Dubuque, IA

7:30 p.m.

Oct. 10

at Neb. Wesleyan

Lincoln, Neb.

3:30 p.m.

Oct. 13

vs. Wartburg

Dubuque, IA

7:30 p.m.

Oct. 17

vs. Central

Dubuque, IA

1 p.m.

Oct. 21

at Luther

Decorah, IA

7:30 p.m.

Oct. 24

vs. Buena Vista*

Dubuque, IA

3:30 p.m.

Oct. 27

at Coe*

Cedar Rapids, IA

7:30 p.m.


Brad Johnson - Men's Soccer (2018)


Brad Johnson

Head Men's Soccer Coach
MBA, University of Dubuque
BS, Loras College

Phone: 563.589.3692
Office: 218 Mercer-Birmingham
Fax: 563.589.3425

Brad Johnson joined the University of Dubuque Spartans in 2004 as the Men's and Women's Assistant Soccer Coach. After helping guide both programs to new heights, he was named the Associate Head Men's Soccer Coach in 2008. Following a successful 2008 season, Johnson was promoted to the position of Head Men's Soccer Coach.

Coach Johnson led the Spartans to an Iowa Conference title in 2010 and runner-up IIAC finishes in 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2016. He also coached UD to it's first-ever appearance in the IIAC Tournament title game in 2015. Johnson coached Gonzalo Hernandez-Cascante, who earned the Spartans only offensive MVP in school history, after leading the league in goals, assists, points, and game-winners.

Since taking over the head coaching position, Johnson has coached one IIAC offensive MVP, 50 All-Conference athletes (21-First Team/29-Second Team), 12 All-Region performers, and 63 Academic All-Conference student-athletes. The 2010 team went 7-1 in Iowa Conference play to claim a share of the regular season title. The Spartans have qualified for the Conf Tournament nine of ten seasons under Johnson. The Spartans have finished in the Top-3 in the Iowa Conference in six of Johnson's nine seasons at the helm.

Johnson currently holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) -B- License, NSCAA Goalkeeping License, and NSCAA Special Topic License. He is actively involved in the Dubuque Soccer Club and is currently the U-13 to U-18 Director of Coaching. As well, Johnson was previously the Head Boy's Soccer Coach at Hempstead High School in Dubuque.

He attended Loras College for four years, where he was a three-time captain, four-year All-Iowa Conference honoree, an All-Region selection, and garnered Iowa Conference MVP honors. He holds the records at Loras College for most points and goals scored in a career.

Johnson received a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Dubuque and his Bachelor Degree in Finance from Loras College. He and his wife Jenny reside in Dubuque.

Coaching Record at the University of Dubuque
Year Overall Conf.    
2009 14-4-2 7-1-0 2nd Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2010 15-5-0 7-1-0 1st Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2011 12-5-2 5-3-0 3rd Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2012 11-6-1 5-2 2nd Place   *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2013 6-11-1 3-4 5th Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2014 7-9-3 4-2-1 4th Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2015 12-6-1 5-2 2nd Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2016 13-6-0 6-2 2nd Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier; NCAA Tournament Qualifier
2017 8-6-3 4-2-2 5th Place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2018 4-12-0 2-6-0 7th Place  
 Total    102-70-13     48-25-3     Spartan Men's Soccer All-Time Wins Leader

Thomas Corcoran - MS - 2019


Tom Corcoran

Assistant Men's Soccer Coach
MOL, Clarke University
BA, The College of St. Scholastica

Phone: 563.589.3254
Office: 219 Mercer-Birmingham
Fax: 563.589.3425

Tom Corcoran joined the University of Dubuque men's soccer program in July 2019. A Warrington, England native, Corcoran spent the previous two years at Clarke University (NAIA), where he served as the Men's Assistant Coach. While serving as their assistant coach, Tom earned his Masters of Organizational Leadership from Clarke University in May 2019.

Prior to Clarke, he spent the 2016-17 season as the Men's and Women's Soccer assistant at the UW-Superior. While there, he helped guide the UW-Superior men's team to a Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Tournament finals appearance.

Corcoran was a four-year starter at The College of St Scholastica. Earning All-Conference and All-Region honors three out of his four years, helping the team to four conference titles and four NCAA Tournament appearances. Tom received his bachelor's degree in Management and Marketing from The College of St Scholastica. Corcoran also spent those years coaching at Gitchi Gummi Soccer Club in Duluth, Minnesota as head coach for both boys and girls teams.

Tom was also a regular starter for Duluth FC in the NPSL North Conference, claiming a North Conference Championship in 2017, Midwest Championship in 2018, along with a National Semifinal appearance in the same season.

Corcoran is also the head girls coach at Dubuque Senior High School, winning MVC Coach of the year during the 2017-18 school year. Tom holds his USSF 'D' License and will soon work towards his 'C' License.

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Mackenzie Northern

Graduate Assistant - Men's Soccer
BA, Culver-Stockton College

Phone: 563.589.3254
Office: 219 Mercer-Birmingham
Fax: 563.589.3425

Mack Northern joined the University of Dubuque in 2019 as a graduate assistant for the Men's Soccer team. Northern played his collegiate soccer career at Culver-Stockton College as a forward from 2014-2018. He holds the program record for career goals and career points. Northern also earned all-conference honors multiple times during his time at CSC.

Prior to joining UD, Northern coached at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa as the assistant coach of both the men's and women's programs.

Northern graduated from Culver-Stockton with a bachelor's degree in Sport Management.

Northern, a native of Wakefield, England spent the first 18 years of his life in England before moving to the U.S in 2014 to start his collegiate career as a student-athlete.

While at UD, Northern is pursuing a master's degree in Communication.

Past Seasons

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Recent Men's Soccer Record Books

2018 Men's Soccer‌  2017 Men's Soccer‌  2016 Men's Soccer