Mark Johnson coached baseball at the college level for 41 years, 23 of those at Texas A&M University. During that time, he coached two USA baseball teams, was named Coach of the Year by the U.S. Olympic Committee, named to six Halls of Fame, was the “Sporting News” Coach of the Year, and was named an SEC “Conference Legend.” Mark played baseball at the University of New Mexico, where he received his undergraduate and graduate degrees. He then went on to play in the New York Mets minor league system. He also received the “Lefty Gomez Award” and “Ethics in Coaching in Award” from American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), as well as the national Fellowship of Christian Athletes “Character in Coaching.” He has coauthored three books published by the ABCA.
Mark will be presenting “Everyone Counts – They Bring Energy, Enthusiasm, and Energy.”
He has spent years speaking throughout the country as well as overseas. He will bring high energy and exhibit 41 years of coaching motivation. He will visit humorous topics concerning the “In’s and Outs of Baseball” and the honored tradition of baseball “signs.” Mark will inspirationally touch on subjects of adversity, pressure, vision, and risking to achieve. In the end, he will ask you to get off the sidelines and “let your light shine.”