Coach - Girls 2000, 2002 and 2003
Born in Portsmouth UK, Mark grew up in Cape Town (South Africa) playing through high school and Amateur clubs at Durbanville FC, Bellville City & later Heatherbank FC, in Port Elizabeth.
However, Mark’s real passion surfaced when he started coaching youth soccer in Johannesburg in the late 80’s. Since then, Mark has progressed and achievements include coaching at ODP level, in Johannesburg, on eleven occasions. He has managed 16 teams on overseas youth soccer tours to Brazil, England, Scotland & Spain – winning International Club tournaments on no less than three occasions!
Mark believes in individual discipline and concentrates on building a strong technical skills base, particularly focused on game & tactical awareness. Ultimately though – FUN & DEVELOPMENT is what he’s all about!
US coaching qualifications include an NSCAA Premier Diploma and the USSF National Youth and 'C' Licenses. Mark has been part of the Odyssey family since May 2009!
Please feel free to contact Mark for his full coaching resume or with any other queries.
Mark Axon 972-679-2717