Mark McGill has been playing soccer since he was 5 years old. Mark played both Goal Keeper & Wing for Skyline High School Junior Varsity under Coach Shawn Kennedy, we will say it was “just a couple years ago”!
Since High School he has played over 15 years with Utah Soccer Association outdoor leagues, and spent most of those years with JOGA FC.
Coach Mark got his US Soccer Coaching License in 2018, and has assisted 1 year with Impact Soccer Club, and has been a Head Coach with Blast for the past four years developing the 2009 program.
The 2009 Blast Boys group started in Metro F in U10, with 1 team of 12 boys. 10 of those original players are still in the group today, which has now expanded to 41 players and three teams, all competing at the top of their divisions in Metro A, B & C this spring season 2022.
Mark lives and works in Millcreek, and in addition to coaching soccer for Blast, he has his USSA Freestyle Coaching License and works part-time in the winter as a ski coach for Wasatch Freestyle.
“The 2009 group, now entering U14 age division in the spring of 2022, has included an incredible of young men… however, none of the progress and player development would have been possible without the entire coaching staff. I want to personally thank this group of coaches for their work bringing this group along.
My friend, my calming balance, my professional coach … and our head trainer Mr. Michael E. Blakesley
Assistant Coach & 2022-23 U14 Head Coach Shawn Kennedy
Development Coach James Madsen
Newest additions and the Blast future, Kurt Stevens, along with his trainer and assistant Nate Nelson.
Our boys in U14 are the High School graduating classes of 2027 & 2028, I cannot wait to see how they launch over the next 6 years through High School. Thank you to all of our parents and of course the players for trusting us with your time & your talent.
Respect. Communication. Blast SC ‘09 ”
-Sincerely, Mark Sj McGill