Mark Fox

Mark Fox

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Updated On March 24, 2022
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Mark Fox is an American men’s college basketball coach. Mark Fox is the head coach of the California Golden Bears of the Pac-12 Conference.

Early Life

Mark Fox was born on January 13, 1969. He is from Garden City, Kansas, USA. His full name is Mark Leslie Fox. Currently, he is 53 years old and his sun sign is Capricorn. He is the only child of his parents Raymond Fox and his wife. He has three brothers. Nothing much about this person’s early life and childhood is known.

After graduating from High School, he enrolled at Garden City CC but later transferred to Eastern New Mexico University. There, he completed his undergraduate.

Mark Leslie Fox

Caption: Mark Leslie Fox’s family picture. Source: Instagram

Professional Life and Career

Mark was the head coach for the Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team from the year 2004 to 2009. He guided the Wolf Pack to 5 postseason appearances in 5 years including three NCAA tournaments. Similarly, the Wolf Pack also won the Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship in the years 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.

Also, in the year 2006, the team won the conference tournament. Further, he was named conference coach of the year twice (2005 & 2006) while with Nevada. Then, he left the program to head to Georgia as the head coach. Moreover, it was announced that Fox would leave Nevada for the same position at the University of Georgia on April 3, 2009.

Moreover, in his first year as head coach, he and the Bulldogs went 14–17 and finished 6th in the Southeastern Conference East. In the year 2011, his second season, the Bulldogs made improvements. Therefore, the 2010–11 team won 21 games, finished 3rd in the SEC East, and made it to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2008.

Mark Leslie Fox

Caption: Mark Leslie Fox while coaching. Source: Sports

Likewise, after making the NIT in 2013–14, this coach got his team back to the NCAA Tournament in 2014–15. While at Georgia, he has placed 3 players in the NBA, Travis Leslie, Trey Thompkins, and the 8th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.

Further, Georgia announced Fox would not return for a 10th season on March 10, 2018. Additionally, it was announced that Mark would be hired as the new head coach at the University of California, Berkeley, for the Golden Bears on March 29, 2019. Fox is the school’s 18th head coach all-time.

Relationship Status

This coach married his longtime girlfriend, Cindy Fox, in the early 1990s. The two has become successful in keeping their personal life away from the public. However, they together share two kids, a son, Parker Fox, and a daughter Olivia Fox. Sadly, there is not much information in the media about his personal life and family background.

Mark Leslie Fox

Caption: Mark Leslie Fox’s picture with his wife and kids. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Mark has a tall height and decent weight. But, he has not shared his height and weight publicly. However, he has maintained a good body physique. Along with the absence of his height and weight, his other body stats including chest-waist-hip, dress size, etc are also unavailable. However, he has hazel eyes and white hair.

Social Media and Net Worth

His ‘@coachmarkfox’ Instagram account has earned over 1K followers. He has gained over 24.9K followers on his ‘@coachmarkfox’ Twitter account.

This coach’s net worth is $5 million. Therefore, he has amassed most of his net worth through his successful career as a head coach. Similarly, he also has an annual salary of over $1.5 Million.