Assistant Coach Mark Bjornsen is in his 14th season as assistant coach at UMW. A goalkeeping specialty assistant, Bjornsen has been part of some of the top teams ever at UMW, including the 1997, 1998, and 2004 teams that advanced all the way to the NCAA National Quarterfinals. Bjornsen earned his master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Regent University. His undergraduate degree in physical education is from Houghton College. He is married with one daughter and lives in Fredericksburg.