Mark Knoll grew up in North King and South Snohomish County where he played for Shoreline Community College. He continues to play in the GSSL Mens 040 and 050 division 1, where he was a US Soccer Veterans Cup Finalist in 1998, 1999, 2007 and 2008.
Mark started coaching in 1986 after moving to the Northshore area when his son’s team needed a head coach. Since then, Mark has been coaching Boys and Girls U8-U18 at the premier level for over 20 Years for Northshore Youth Soccer Association. He holds a USSF National C-License
Personally, Mark has been married for 37 years to his wife Juli. and has worked for the Boeing Company for 35 years. Both his son and grandson have played and and continue to play with the NYSA programs. In his spare time, Mark follows his favorite World Cup teams; Germany, Holland and Argentina and his favorite EPL teams; Liverpool, Southampton and Manchester United.