Tomecek enters his first season with the program, and comes to Wartburg from Benet Academy in Lisle, Ill., where he was the assistant coach for the girl's varsity soccer team. This past season, he helped guide the team to a 20-4-1 record and its first appearance in the IHSA Supersectionals since 2012. The 20 season wins set a program record. They also had 16 shutouts, the second-most in program history. He was also named the East Suburban Catholic Conference Co-Assistant Coach of the Year. Tomecek worked primarily with the defenders, and also worked as a volunteer assistant coach for the girl's varsity team since 2012 before becoming a full time assistant in 2018.
Tomecek was a four-year starter as a defender for Macalester College. In 2015, he helped the Scots win the MIAC regular season championship, finish undefeated during the regular season, and appear in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2010.
Tomecek graduated from Macalester in December of 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.
Schara enters his sixth year with the program. The Knights have made two NCAA appearances, and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen round in his tenure. He previously was an assistant with the men's program for four seasons, that made four-straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament.
Schara was the head girl's soccer coach at Waverly-Shell Rock High School for nine seasons (2004-12) and guided the Go-Hawks to eight Iowa State Tournaments, which included a State Runner-Up finish in 2006. He finished with a career record of 131-29-1.
He played football at the University of Montana for two years, where the Grizzlies won the 1999 Big Sky Conference Championship and made two appearances in the NCAA Division IAA Playoffs. Schara then transferred to Coe College where he was a First-team All-Conference selection his senior season.
He graduated from Coe in 2002 with his Bachelor of Arts degree in education and history. He later earned his master's degree in Social Science from Northern Iowa.
Schara is a sixth grade world geography teacher at Waterloo Hoover Middle School.