Mark Miller

Mark Miller – Middle Distance, Cross Country, Long sprints

Mark has been coaching with Pearlgate since 2012. Although a native to Newfoundland, Mark spent his high school years in Kanas City, Missouri, USA where he participated in the conference and state level in the 800m and still trains regularly in the middle distance field. Using his experience as an engineer and professional firefighter, he uses a precise and methodical approach to training and coaching. He prides himself in planning every practice, every season, and every year. Mark grants most of his success as a coach to always preaching quality over quantity and building strong, trusting relationships with his athletes and their parents.

Certification, Credentials, Affiliations

  • NCCP Club Coach Endurance Certified, Performance Coach trained
  • NCCP Multi sport modules: Basic Mental Skills, Nutrition, Teaching and Learning, Design a Basic Sport Program, Planning a Practice, Making Headway in Sport, Managing Conflict, Leading Drug-free sport, Making Ethical Decisions
  • Mount Pearl Sport Alliance Coach of the Year 2016
  • Coached Legion National Champion in 800m 2016 (Evan Knight)
  • Coached Legion National Champion in 800m 2017 (Camryn Bonia)
  • Pearlgate Track and Field Club Vice President
  • NLAA Board Member – Avalon Regional Director
  • Attended 2018 Athletics Canada Paralympic development camp in Regina, SK (Jeremy Jones)
  • Organized Pearlgate’s TSN Kraft Project Play finalist nomination, granting $20,000 to the club
  • First Aid (St. John Ambulance)