Luke Steege graduated from Fredericksburg High School in Fredericksburg, Iowa in 1989. He attended Upper Iowa University and graduated with a BA in Social Sciences in 1993. He started his teaching career at the Humboldt Unified School district in Dewey, Arizona. During his time at HUSD, he taught all the social studies areas and coached multiple sports. He was then hired as a teacher and head football coach at Camp Verde High School. Steege held this position for 14 years. As a coach Steege's team made the Arizona State playoffs 8 times and reached the quarterfinals in 4 seasons. He joined the staff at Postville High School in 2013 and currently serves as a social studies teacher and football coach.