Mark graduated from the University of Limerick in 2006 with an Honours Degree in Physical Education & Geography. Mark initially worked as a second level Teacher but his love of Outdoor Pursuits lead him to pursue a career in Outdoor Education. Mark is currently employed by Cavan and Monaghan ETB at Tanagh Outdoor Education & Training Centre where he works as an Outdoor Instructor & Coordinator of the Outdoor Activity Instructor Traineeship programme.