Mark was born and raised in Fort Wayne where he enjoyed the education and athletics that were offered to him. He then pursued a collegiate career at Manchester University where he completed a Bachelor’s of Science degree while double majoring in Athletic Training, and Exercise and Sport Sciences. After passing the boards to become a certified and licensed Athletic Trainer Mark began working at Indiana Physical Therapy as a functional training specialist in charge of growing a newly featured Sports Performance program. This program is what pushed Mark back to classes so that he could achieve his functional movement systems certification. A third of the way through his first year of growing the program he was accepted into the Doctorates of Physical Therapy program at Trine University where he currently is a full time student. To accompany the course work of physical therapy school he is also currently working on achieving a Performance Enhancing Specialist’s certification to further help the clients in the Sports Performance program move correctly everyday with the ultimate goal of enhancing their performance, and everyday life.