Kruse playing for Paderborn in 2013.
|Full name||Lukas Kruse|
|Date of birth||9 July 1983|
|Place of birth||Paderborn, West Germany|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|SC Paderborn 07|
|1995–2001||SC Paderborn 07|
|2001–2008||SC Paderborn 07||57||(0)|
|2008–2009||Borussia Dortmund II||15||(0)|
|2010–||SC Paderborn 07||169||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:23, 23 December 2016 (UTC).
Kruse signed with FC Augsburg in February 2009 after it was revealed that an injury to second choice goalkeeper Vasily Khomutovsky was to rule him out for the remainder of the season. On 20 April 2010, he announced his return to SC Paderborn 07, leaving FC Augsburg after one year.
- "Paderborn: Torhüter ist der erste Neuzugang - Kruse kehrt zum SCP zurück" (in German). kicker.de. 19 April 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2010.