Mark Serdjenian '73email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Serdjenian, who graduated from Colby in 1973 with a bachelor’s degree in English, was co-captain of the team as a senior and was named All-Maine as a goalkeeper in each of his three varsity seasons. In 1990 he was named Maine and New England Coach of the Year after the Mules completed the regular season undefeated and ranked number one in the region. He also was named 1993 Maine Coach of the Year.
After 11 years in elementary education, Serdjenian returned to Colby in 1984 to work as associate dean of students for academics, a post he held for 23 years before joining the Department of Athletics on a full-time basis for the 2007-08 academic year.
Serdjenian is a United States Soccer Federation licensed coach and holds the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Premier Diploma. Serdjenian also directs popular co-ed summer soccer camps at Colby and is an associate staff coach for the NSCAA.
Peter Ostergaard, Assistant Coach
Peter Ostergaard, a native of Denmark, enters his third year as assistant coach with the Colby men's soccer program.
Ostergaard, far left in above photo, coached professionally in Denmark for seven years. He led his hometown team, BK Sollerod-Vedbaek, from 2003 to 2008 and helped the squad secure a spot in the Danish second division. Ostergaard spent two years leading a team from Skovshoved to a third-place finish in the league. He now lives in West Bath, Maine, with his family.
Ostergaard received his first look at Maine when he was an exchange student at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham in the 1984-85 academic year. He returned to Denmark and played for the Vedbaek Soccer Club from 1985 to 1997, earning team MVP honors in 1991. Ostergaard also has coached numerous club and youth teams in Denmark over the past 25 to 30 years.
Back in the United States in 2001, Ostergaard was a volunteer assistant men's soccer coach at Bates College.
Ostergaard holds a National Soccer Coaches Association of America Premier Diploma and a European UEFA B License. He also has obtained a Danish FA license. Ostergaard earned a business degree from Lyngby Business School in Denmark in 1989.
Justin Domingos, Assistant Coach
Domingos, center in above photo, enter his third season as assistant coach for the Colby men's soccer team in the 2012-13 academic year.
Domingos helped the Colby men's lacrosse team to a fourth straight New England Small College Athletic Conference playoff spot in the 2012 season. He led Colby to a Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) title in his first year as head coach of the Mules in 2011.
Domingos had two stints as an assistant coach at Gettysburg under Hank Janczyk, who has more than 300 career wins. Domingos graduated from Gettysburg in 1999 after playing on defense for the Bullets. He was an assistant coach for one year in 2002 when Gettysburg made the national championship game. Domingos returned to the Bullets for the 2009 and 2010 seasons, helping to lead Gettysburg to another national title game appearance in 2009.
After graduation, Domingos served as defensive coordinator at Goucher College in 1999-2000. From 2003-08, Domingos coached at the high school and collegiate levels. The East Falmouth, Mass., native worked as both the offensive and defensive coordinator at Division III Massachusetts Maritime Academy from 2004-06. Domingos' father, Joe, coached at one time at Massachusetts Maritime Academy and is now retired.
As a student-athlete at Gettysburg, Domingos served as a team captain for both the football and lacrosse teams during his senior year. In lacrosse, Domingos was a two-year starter as a defenseman and helped the Bullets to a 44-28 record. He was a member of Gettysburg's 1998 and 1999 Centennial Conference championship teams.