Steve Lutz, the head coach for the Islanders Men’s Basketball team.
A San Antonio-native, Coach Lutz played basketball for three seasons at Texas Lutheran and served as the team captain as a senior. He earned his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Secondary Education/Business Administration from Texas Lutheran in 1995 and his M.Ed. with a Concentration in Physical Education, at Incarnate Word in 1997.
Coach Lutz had assistant coaching stops at Incarnate Word University, Garden City Community College, Stephen F. Austin University, SMU, Creighton, and purdue before being named head coach at TAMUCC on April 6, 2021.
It didn't take Steve Lutz long to make a significant impact on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men's basketball program. In his first season, the Islanders earned an automatic bid to the 2022 NCAA Tournament after more-than quadrupling the team's win total from the year before.