Mark is a second degree Black Belt under fourth degree Black Belt Raphael Simpson. Mark has coached students for a number of years, both for competition and self-improvement.
He has a long history of high-level achievement, including coaching multiple people to silver and golds at the Worlds and Senior Master Worlds and numerous other competitions with major success. Mark has over 15 years of training and has competed at the highest level earning gold at the Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships. Mark is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force who regularly is involved with outreach programs designed to help our men in uniform and those who have served.