Mark Mitchell is in his second season as Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at SFA after beginning in August of 2012. Prior to joining the Lumberjacks, Mitchell began coaching career at Eastern Michigan University where he served as an intern on the EMU Sports Performance staff. From there he went on to be an intern with the football strength and conditioning staff at The Ohio State University.
Prior to joining the Lumberjacks he served as a Strength & Conditioning Assistant Coach at Western Michigan University, supporting the WMU football and men's tennis teams.
Mitchell earned his bachelor's degree from Eastern Michigan and was a three-year letterman as a defensive back on the Eagles football team. He went on to complete his Master's degree in Sport Performance at Western Michigan University in 2012. He holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association, and The United States Weight Lifting Association.