David Mertens
David Mertens
Title: Linebackers Coach
Year: 1st
Alma Mater: UW-Milwaukee 2017

David Mertens is in his first season as an assistant coach for the Wisconsin Lutheran College football team. He will serve as the team’s linebackers coach.

Mertens most recently served as inside linebackers coach at Marquette University High School for two seasons (2016-2017), where he mentored four all-conference linebackers. He previously coached for three seasons at Dominican High School as defensive coordinator (2015) and running game coordinator (2013-2014).

A 2017 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mertens earned a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology.

Mertens, who played basketball and football at Kiel High School, is a rehab technician at ATI Physical Therapy. He lives in Milwaukee.