Mark is head of youth development (8-12) and part of the Research and Development department at Swedish premier league club AIK. Mark actively coaches throughout the club and is involved in coach and parent education.

In his role as PhD researcher at Sheffield Hallam University he has published a significant amount of research papers that capture his work both as a coach, academic and researcher. 

Mark has also consulted for the Canadian Soccer Association on coach education helping build their new evidence-based Children’s license (launched 2019). 

While football is his main area of interest he has also consulted and gave workshops on coaching and coach education in Basketball, Floorball, Golf, Figure skating and Tennis

Published research:

Conceptualizing physical literacy within an ecological dynamics framework

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00336297.2020.1799828

Theory to practice- Performance preparation models in contemporary high- level sport guided by an ecological dynamics framework

https://sportsmedicine-open.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40798-020-00268-5

A Department of Methodology Can Coordinate Transdisciplinary Sport Science Support 

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/339697132_A_Department_of_Methodology_Can_Coordinate_Transdisciplinary_Sport_Science_Support

How manipulating task constraints in small-sided and conditioned games shapes emergence of individual and collective tactical behaviours in football: A systematic review

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/324478501_How_manipulating_task_constraints_in_small-sided_and_conditioned_games_shapes_emergence_of_individual_and_collective_tactical_behaviours_in_football_A_systematic_review

There Is No Such Thing as an International Elite Under-9 Soccer Player

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6243622/

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