Lukas Petersen

Lukas Petersen

(802) 373-3691


A native of Burlington, Vt., Petersen made the move to Austria, Europe to play professional soccer for SC Neusiedl am See 1919 in 2012 before making the jump to another club, ASK Mannersdorf. Petersen worked his way to a starting position and enjoyed a two-year stint with the club. While in Austria Lukas also spent a year as a youth coach for SC Neusiedl am See, facilitating the development of players who will later become candidates for the professional club team.

His collegiate career consisted of a two-year appearance at the University of Vermont, then in 2010, transferred to Hobart and William Smith Colleges where he completed his collegiate career.

Petersen earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology and minored in European Studies while at Hobart and William Smith.

Lukas currently holds a USSF E License.



Professional Soccer Player

     ASK Mannersdorf—Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge, Austria                  6/2013 – 6/2015

Fulfilled contract presented by ASK Mannersdorf. Participated in all required aspects of the agreed contract including vigorous training sessions, strength trainings, matches and multiple team events.

     SC Neusidl am See 1919—Neusiedl am See, Austria                   6/2012 – 6/2013

Fulfilled contract presented by SC Neusiedl am See. Took part in vigorous daily practice, refining skills in passing, shooting, quickness, and team tactics. Participated in all team events.

Youth Coach                                                                                                                             

     SC Neusiedl am See 1919—Neusiedl am See, Austria                             6/2013 – 6/2014

Responsible for developing young players, some of whom become candidates for the professional club team and sign contracts when they grow older. Demonstrated ability to plan youth soccer tournaments including logistics, scheduling, and transportation. Weekly contact with parents and players.

Youth Coach

     Nordic Spirit Soccer Club-Essex, Vermont                                             6/2008 – 6/2010

Successfully taught basic soccer skills and team building to beginning youth soccer players. Effectively communicated with parents on a weekly biases around scheduling, tournaments and skill development.



Was a regular starter for ASK Mannersdorf

Made team of the week twice while playing for ASK Mannersdorf

Scored three goals while playing With SC Neusiedl am See 1919

Hobart College:

Liberty League Honorable Mention 2010

Liberty League Defensive Performer of the week 9/19/2011

ECAC Division III Upstate Region Defensive Player of the Week, 10/26/2011

2011 2nd Team All Liberty League

2011 Capital One Academic All-District Men’s Soccer Team (District III)

University of Vermont:

America East Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week, November 2, 2008

America East 2008 Fall Academic Honor Roll

America East 2009 Fall Academic Honor Roll

High School/Club Level:
Burlington Free Press 2nd Team All State, 2006

NVAC All Metro 1st Team, 2006

NSCA All State, 2006

Burlington Free Press 1st Team All State, 2007

NVAC All Metro 1st Team, 2007

NSCA All State Team, 2007

MVP, Lions Twin State Soccer Cup Vermont-New Hampshire, 2008

Olympic Development Call Back Camp, 2007, 2008

Super Y-League ODP National Camp, 2005, 2007, 2008