Mark West

Head Sprint Football Coach

Mark West is entering his ninth season as head coach of the Army West Point Sprint football team. West has coached the Black Knights since 2008 with the exception of the 2010 season when he served a one-year tour of duty in Iraq. Through West’s first seven seasons, Army West Point has an overall record of 45-11 while going 41-8 in the Collegiate Sprint Football League. He has three CSFL championships under his belt in the past 5 seasons, winning back-to-back titles 2012-13 when the Black Knights went 7-0 in both seasons, then going undefeated again in 2015. West recently retired from the United States Army after 24 years of active duty as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Armor branch. He served in various duty assignments to include Germany; Fort Hood, Texas; Kuwait; Fort Knox, Ky.; Saudi Arabia; and Iraq. A 1991 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West starred for the sprint football squad as a cadet. West was a three-year starter at quarterback for the lightweight football team, leading the Black Knights to an overall 17-1-1 record in that time span. He also led the Black Knights to three league championships and two wins over archrival Navy. He served as team captain and was named the first-ever Kays Award recipient as the most valuable player of the league his senior season. West was honored with the Colonel John A. Robenson Award in 1988 and 1990 as the Army lightweight football team's most valuable player. West and his wife Holly, who is a Colonel in the Army and former soccer standout at West Point, have four children - sons Keegan (21) and Kyle (13), and daughters Lexi (19) and Daisy (11). They reside at West Point.

Assistant Coaches

Matt Chanowsky

Offensive Coordinator

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Tom Pinder

Defensive Coordinator

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John Rotella

Offensive Line Coach

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Joe Sessa

Linebackers Coach

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Frank Nucaro

Defensive Line Coach

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Evan Gross

Running Backs Coach

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Tom Tamburri

Wide Receivers Coach

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