Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Mark is an experienced human performance coach with a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Utah and Masters of Education from Arizona State University.
He works as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Minnesota Vikings. He also worked for the San Francisco 49ers; first as an assistant strength and conditioning coach (2008-2010), then promoted to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach (2010-2014) and again promoted to Director of Human Performance (2014-2017). He was responsible for the cohesive management of all aspects of the entire 49ers team. He has been on the sideline for 160 Regular Season games and 10 Playoff games including 4 NFC Championships, and Superbowl XLVII. Prior to this, Mark began as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at the University of Utah (1998-2000), working up the ranks at Arizona State University (2000-2004), to become the Head Strength and Conditioning coach for Utah State University (2004-2007). During his career in the NCAA, Mark coached men’s and women’s track and field, women’s volleyball, men’s wrestling, women’s tennis, and men’s basketball.
Along with his reputable professional experience, Mark is also on the product development advisory teams of several successful companies including Momentous and Push. Mark also holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and became a certified sports performance coach by USA Weightlifting in 2002. Responsible for improving the lives of thousands of professional athletes, Mark is one of the most sought-after, successful, and talented performance coaches in all of North America.
Mark lives in Eden Prarie with his wife Mary.