Mark graduated from Western Illinois University in 2005 with a degree in Kinesiology and an emphasis in Athletic Training. He served as a graduate assistant at Western Illinois University until 2007 when he received his Masters degree in Community Health Education. He has been with Northern Rehab for over ten years, and also serves as the Head Athletic Trainer at Rochelle Township High School. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and Illinois Athletic Trainers Association.
Mark lives in Rockford with his wife, daughter and son, and dog, Tiger. He enjoys spending time with his family, telling his wife he can fix or build anything, playing outside with the kids, and teaching Tiger tricks.