Mark Spencer is a UEFA B Licence Coach with 12 years coaching experience. Mark has completed his Full Youth Award and Futsal level 2 in 2015. He currently works for Middlesbrough FC as an Academy Coach at Rockliffe Park for the past 5 years developing potential Middlesbrough FC players. He currently coaches the Middlesbrough College 2nd Team while assisting other coaches in the MC Academy.
Mark has experience at Newcastle College as an Head Coach of the Football Development Programme as well as being a Lecturer in Sports Coaching for 3 years. Previously to this role he coached the Men's 1st team at Teesside University and won the Quadruple (Division 1, North Riding Cup, League Cup & Team of the Year) with Marton FC in 2008 at grassroots level. Mark also worked in the 2012 Olympic Games. Based in Newcastle he assisted the international players and coaches at the football training ground for teams such as Brazil, Spain, Mexico & USA.
Mark who is a past student, played 3 years for the Football Academy was offered a scholarship to play soccer in America by Rio Grande University (Ohio), but opted to stay in England to study coaching at Teesside University. Mark has ambitions to complete the UEFA A Licence and Futsal Level 3 in the near future.