Mark is married to his wonderful wife Katie and has 2 children (Trey and Colton) Graduated from Althoff Catholic High School in 2001, played soccer, basketball, and baseball all 4 years. Played varsity baseball all 4 years at Althoff. Played college baseball at Kaskaskia College (2001-2002, 2002-2003) for two years, captain sophomore year. Moved on to play baseball at Blackburn College for two years (2003-2004, 2004-2005), captain senior year, All-Conference Selection for SLIAC conference senior year. After graduating college I stayed on as an assistant coach for a year at Blackburn College (2005-2006). Played Mon-Clair baseball for the Belleville Rockies after college (2006-2012). Have coached soccer, basketball, football, and baseball for the last 7 years. I really enjoy working with the kids and helping them to succeed.
Gary has seven years of coaching experience across three sports. Currently he is involved as a coach for three baseball teams, three basketball teams, and two football teams. He grew up playing baseball, and has always had a love for the game. He is also a member of the board for the Smithton Athletic Association and the Southern Storm baseball organization. Gary is a lifelong resident of Smithton who is active in the community as well.