Luke joined Matlock in the summer of 2019 having been a manager at Athersley Recreation for two years. His playing career began and ended at Barnsley, making his debut in the final game of the 2007/08 season. Loan spells followed at Kettering Town and Stafford Rangers before he became a first-team regular with Barnsley in 2010. He had made twenty appearances when he suffered a serious knee injury and after a number of operations, he was forced to retire at 22 years old in April 2012. Since his retirement, he has gained his UEFA B coaching badge and has taken a degree in sports science.