Mark played football during all four of his years at Normandy High School. He was Team Captain on the 1982 Undefeated Playoff Team. Mark was selected Lake Erie League MVP his senior year.
As a senior, Mark was also First Team UPI All State. He was selected Third Team AP All State. Mark was also selected for the Plain Dealer All-Scholastic Team. Finally, as a senior, he was selected to the Press All Scholastic Team.
Mark went on to play football at the University of Wisconsin. Mark earned his degree at the University of Bowling Green.
Mark currently resides in Missouri.