Mark has held a Level 2 Coaching Licence since 2002 and in that time coached athletes from 100m/200m right through to Half Marathon.
As an athlete, Mark has vast experience from Sportshall Athletics as a Junior right through to International Masters Events and has the following medals & appearances.
County medals (XC & Track)
Scottish Indoor Bronze (1500m) [Glasgow]
Scottish Masters Indoor 3000m Bronze (2018) [Glasgow]
British Masters Indoor 3000m Silver (2017) [London]
British Masters Road Mile Bronze (2017) [Cardiff]
Malaga World Outdoor T&F Champs (2018)
Torun World Indoor T&F Champs (2019)
Jesolo Euro Outdoor T&F Champs (2019)
Member of 2 Club record relay teams.
Between 2007-2014 in his professional capacity in Sefton, Mark was responsible for recruitment, mentoring and supporting coaches who then went onto work with local primary schools & for Southport Waterloo AC.
Mark is currently coaching a number of talented junior middle distance athletes, a couple of middle distance seniors and a rapidly improving female distance runner.
Mark follows the ethos of Kevin Durant that hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard. Mark has worked with some well-recognised & exceptional coaches such as Andy Bibby, Frank McGuire, Jamie Quarry, Ron Scott & Dave Morley which have helped shape his coaching approach.