Northern State University Director of Athletics Josh Moon announced Mike Schmidt as the next head coach for Northern State football. 

Schmidt joins the Wolves after spending the last four seasons as head coach at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW-L), where he posted a 27-13 record overall. Schmidt’s .675 winning percentage ranks third in school history. UW-L won 15 league games over the past three seasons, matching the most league victories in a three-year span since 2004-06.