Mark is married and has two children. He has worked for Farm Bureau Insurance since 2002; however, prior to that played professional baseball for the New York Mets organization. He later joined the Tennessee BackRoads Band . Mark plays the rhythm guitar and sings lead and harmony.
Mark graduated from Tennessee Tech University, where he received a degree in education and is certified to teach health and physical education. In 2008, Mark was inducted into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame. He is the only player in OVC history to be named Pitcher of the Year and Player of the Year in the same year.