Basketball (girls)

The LHS girls basketball program strives to be the best athletically and academically. Using their talents from God, they learn the values of team unity, leadership, accountability, and hard work. The girls basketball program has built a proud tradition of success with 9 district championships, 3 state final four appearances, and one state championship in 2013. They compete to be champions on the basketball court and in their everyday lives!

Junior Varsity Team

Erin Luttschwager -Varsity Head Coach

Erin Luttschwager enters her 8th year as the head coach of the Lutheran varsity girl’s basketball team. Coach Luttschwager came to LHS in the summer of 2008 after graduating from SIU-Carbondale. She is a graduate of LHS where she was a 2 time All-State …

selection as a point guard in the girl’s basketball program. She currently holds the school record for most career points with 2,102.


Coach Luttschwager continued her basketball career at the Division 1 level beginning at UMKC then transferring to SIU-Carbondale. At Carbondale she was a 2-time Academic All Conference selection and the 2006 recipient of the Missouri Valley Conference Presidential Award. She graduated from SIU with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and is currently working at her family business, SCS Telecom Supply.


The 2012-13 Basketball season was a big one for Coach Luttschwager.  During Lutheran High’s tournament, Coach was led to center court by her boyfriend Derrik Luttschwager, where he bent down on one knee and proposed.  They were married after the season ended.  Also during the 2012-13 season, after a come-from-behind win against Principia in the District Championship, Coach Luttschwager led the Lady Cougars to Lutheran High’s very first State Championship win!



JV Head Coach

LHS is looking for a Head JV Girls Basketball Coach. Please contact Dr. Doug Kuhlmann for more info. 

an assistant football coach and head track coach at Jennings HS. Coach Dickson is a dynamic and enthusiastic Administrator/Educator/Leader with more than 10 years of experience teaching multiple grade levels. His style of coaching is both effective & unique, blended with innovative teaching strategies & a genuine concern for students, complimented by his structured team management & discipline plan. A talented and self-motivated business oriented professional with over 15 plus years of experience in management. Excellent leadership, communication and human relations skills. His coaching experience began initially at Oakville Senior High School where he was the a Varsity Football Assistant Coach, a Boys Track Coach and the Head JV Girls Basketball coach. He then proceeded to St. Charles High School where he was the Head Girls Track Coach for two years along with being the Head JV Football Coach and Varsity Football Assistant. Since the 2010 school year, Coach Dickson has been the Head Track Coach at Jennings Senior High School for 6 years along with being a Varsity Football Coach for three years. He was also the Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach at Trinity Catholic High School for several seasons. Coach Dickson not only is a committed, Christian coach and teacher in the community but is a great father and family man. He is married to Shockie Dickson. His hobbies include Drone Flying and spending time with family. LHS is thrilled to bring a coach of his caliber to our already very-talented girl’s basketball staff! Coach Dickson will join Erin Luttschwager (varsity head coach), Dr. Craig Ernstmeyer (varsity assistant coach), and Scott Long (freshmen head coach) to complete an excellent staff! We look forward to seeing you at our contests this winter! Dr. Doug Kuhlmann, CMAA Development, Activities, & Facilities

Scott Long - Freshmen Head Coach

Team Highlights

  • State Final Four Appearances

    First: 2013
    Second: 2005
    Third: 2003

  • District Championships

    1992, 1995, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2017