Ludin brings a wealth of goalkeeping knowledge from his time as a player both playing NCAA Division 2 soccer in Iowa and in the UPSL for Oakland County, as well as from his time coaching at Oakland County, Howell High School, and Clawson Soccer Club. Director Ashley Wormall said “Ludin will be a great addition to the Michigan Thunder coaching staff and Thunder family. He's a young, enthusiastic coach with a vast knowledge of the game. He has really impressed the directors at the club in a short time which really excites us for the future he has with the organization. Ludin received high praise and recommendations from parents that have been coached by him previously and we know he will have the same impact here”
Ludin will be joining Michigan Thunder FC, having previously been a goalkeeper coach for the Oakland County UPSL team. He has also spent the last two years as the head goalkeeper coach at Howell High school.
Ludin has a great playing history, having spent the last 3 seasons with UPSL side Oakland County. He also previously played NCAA Division 2 soccer at Upper Iowa University winning the 2015 MIAA Championship, making the 2015 NCAA regional finals. During his high school career, Ludin won 4 district championships as well as being named all-region goalkeeper 2xs, all-conference goalkeeper 2xs, and all-district MVP 2xs. He also set the record for most shutouts in a season and most career shutouts.