Skyhawk Rodeo | John Luthi - Head Coach
One of the most well-respected names in the rodeo ranks, The University of Tennessee at Martin head rodeo coach John Luthi has turned the rodeo team into a national powerhouse since he took over the coaching ranks in 1997.
Luthi was a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association from 1978-1990. He was a five-time Prairie Circuit qualifier in the bareback riding and three-time qualifier in bull riding .
Luthi won 15 All-Around saddles during his 22-year career as a contestant. He produced/promoted at least one college rodeo each year that he has coached. Luthi judged five different state high school rodeos and some professional rodeos before becoming a head coach from 1981-1997 at Fort Scott Community College. Along with his head coaching duties, he served as assistant athletics director from 1994-1997.