Pape Lukk

Pape Lukk joined the Colby College Men's lacrosse staff as Defensive Coordinator in August of 2022.

Lukk comes to Colby from the University of Delaware where he served as the program's Volunteer Assistant Coach. Lukk worked directly with Delaware’s Goaltenders, offensive personnel, scout man up unit, as well as coordinating the substitution box during competition. While at Delaware the Blue Hens won both the Colonial Athletic Association’s regular and tournament championship titles, in addition to a historic victory over the #2 seeded Georgetown Hoyas in the first round of the 2022 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse tournament.

Lukk spent the fall of 2021 at Haverford College, serving as the program's volunteer assistant coach. Prior to this experience he spent the 2020-2021 academic year serving as the Defensive Coordinator at Tusculum University. While at Tusculum, he helped guide the Pioneers to the SAC tournament semifinals, while coaching an all conference tournament performer, as well as mentoring the programs single season record holder for caused turnovers.

Lukk previously served as an Assistant Coach at Haverford College during the 2019-2020 academic year. He worked closely with the defensive unit and goaltenders in addition to coordinating the substitution box during competition. In addition to his coaching duties, Lukk served as the Director of Rising Sons Lacrosse club in Aston, Pa.

From 2017 to 2019 Lukk was a Graduate Assistant at Concordia University of Chicago while also earning his master’s degree in Educational Studies. He mentored the program's all time leader in saves in addition to the schools first-ever all conference performer.

Prior to his collegiate experience, Lukk spent two seasons as a high school assistant at Patterson Mill High School and the Episcopal School of Jacksonville. During his time in the high school ranks he coordinated the defensive units along with coaching face-offs and goaltenders.

Lukk has also been heavily involved with instructional camps through Navy Lacrosse Camps in association with the United States Naval Academy Athletic Association, as well as working closely with the Maryland State coaches Association’s Maryland Free State Games.

A 2015 graduate of Frostburg State University, Lukk graduated with his bachelor's degree in psychology. During his playing career, the Bobcats earned three Capital Athletic Conference tournament game appearances, culminating in a title game appearance in 2015. Frostburg State ranked as high as No. 15 in the USILA Division III national poll throughout his playing career.

Lukk and his wife Alyssa reside in Waterville.