Mental Toughness with Xtreme Effort Foundation
Mark lettered in track, basketball, and football at Maple Heights High School in Cleveland, OH. He was named all-conference first team in 1985 and received a full scholarship to play basketball at the University of Alabama Huntsville, where he started all four years and earned a B.A. in Psychology and a B.A. in Communications in 1990. In 1997, Mark was inducted into the UAH Athletic Hall of Honor.
Mark has remained involved with athletics through coaching, motivational speaking, and his Mental Toughness with Xtreme Effort (MTXE) Foundation, which uses athletics to prepare today’s youth to move “from the bench to the starting line-up of life.”