Mark Green enters his 14th season as an assistant basketball coach for the Foresters. Green brings a variety of coaching experiences to the position. In 1993-1995, he coached the freshmen boys’ basketball team at Columbia City High School and compiled a 32-8 record during his two years in the position.
During his five-year stint as an employee here at HU, he was able to make use of his athletic experience and degree in physical education by serving at various times as an assistant coach for the men’s soccer, golf and track teams. Under Coach Platt, Green’s coaching responsibilities include recruiting, administrative duties, and building relationships with the players.
As a student-athlete for Huntington, Green was a four-year letter winner in both soccer and track and field. While successful in both sports, he left his mark in track and field. Upon his graduation, Green held both the Mid-Central Conference and Huntington College records in the pole vault. His 15’0 vault still stands in the University’s record books.
Green, his wife Joanne and son Tyler live in Columbia City where he serves as the Director of Parks and Recreation.