Mark is a former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Leaving Nottingham Forest in 2000, he signed for Port Vale and became their first choice keeper until he was forced to retire due to injury in 2008. During his time at Port Vale he was made Player of the Year in 2001/2002 season and also picked up a Football League Trophy winners medal in 2001.

In all he made approximately 250 competitive appearances in a professional career spanning over ten years. Since retiring Mark has worked for Nike Academy, where young footballers released from scholarships and professional contracts work daily to hopefully progress back into football. Mark held the position of head goalkeeper coach at Barnsley until recently leaving the role to concentrate his efforts with Pro Player.

Mark holds his UEFA B license and UEFA B Goalkeeping license.