Mark is originally from Boston, Massachusetts and moved to the Vail Valley in 2007 after attending Bentley University where he received an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Finance. Mark became a member of the Vail Ski Patrol where he has worked since 2007. Mark also worked as a personal trainer at the Aria Club and Spa, where he learned the ins and outs of strength and conditioning for athletes of all ages and individuals with a wide range of personal goals. Driven to further his education, Mark moved to Bangor, Maine to pursue his Doctorate of Physical Therapy, which he received in 2017 from Husson University. After graduating, he promptly returned to the Vail Valley and worked as a physical therapist at Howard Head Sports Medicine where Mark has worked with patients of all ages and activity levels, ranging from the weekend warrior to professional athletes. Mark quickly realized that athletes struggled with more than the physical aspect of their injuries, which prompted Mark to get a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology, so that he could better serve his patients both physically and mentally during their rehabilitation. Mark has a history of working with athletes of all abilities to improve both overall health, function and strength. He works with patients of all levels to inspire confidence in movement and promote the health and wellbeing benefits of exercise. In his free time Mark can be found riding his bike, playing hockey, working on the Vail Ski Patrol or hanging out with his wife and newborn baby!
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