John Mark is entering his 13th year as President of Bayside F.C. He oversees daily operations of the Club as well as serving on the coaching staff. As a former Bayside player and High School All-American at East Providence High School, he went on to be a four year starter at Syracuse University, twice being named All-Big East and All-Region. He also served as Team Captain for 2 years. Upon graduation he was drafted by the Rochester Rhinos of the A-League then played with Maritimo F.C. of Portugal.
John Mark served as the Head Coach at Dean College in Franklin, MA for one season. He led them to the Region XXI Regular Season Championship in 2008. He currently serves as an Associate Head Coach at Division I power Providence College. He assists Coach Craig Stewart in the day to day operations of the soccer program. Since his arrival at PC, the team has reached an NCAA Final Four in 2014 and an NCAA Elite Eight in 2016. Additionally, PC has won a Big East Tournament Championship and an Big East Regular Season Championship since John Mark joined on staff, both program firsts.
Since taking over Bayside FC he has coached teams to many State Cup Championships and has taken multiple groups to the regional semi-finals.