Originally from Colorado, Mark put on his first pair of skis at age 3. He was a regional and national competitive skier, prior to qualifying for the US Freestyle Ski Team in 1989. He was a member of US Freestyle Team as a mogul skier and inverted aerialist for 6 years. During his years training as a competitive skier, Mark learned the trade of window cleaning which allowed him the flexibility to travel for skiing during the winters.
Through the course of a cancer diagnosis, Mark retired from skiing World Cup and devoted his time and passion for the sport to coaching skiing for a number of years. His love for coaching began early on in his competitive career through his experience coaching at summer ski camps in Colorado, Oregon, British Columbia and Australia; thus, the transition into full-time coaching was natural. He went on to be Co-founder, Director and Head Coach of The Aspen Freestyle Team. Following his time in Aspen, he went on to become the Head Freestyle Coach in Winter Park, Colorado. He made the move to Montana in 2000 to accept the position as the Director and Head Coach of the Big Mountain Freestyle program in Whitefish.
Throughout all of the years skiing and coaching, he continued to utilize his window cleaning skills in a variety of capacities. In 2003, after selling his previous window cleaning business in Whitefish, he moved Bozeman and became the new face of Dutch Clean. Mark and his crew have been improving the views from homes, offices, stadiums, national park lodges, and pretty much any other type of building with glass for over a decade in southwest Montana.
Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, and recreating in beautiful Montana.