Mark Stoops Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, Family, Career & More

Mark Stoops – Biography

Mark Stoops – Mark Thomas Stoops is a college football coach in the United States and a former player in the sport. He was born on July 9, 1967. Since the beginning of the 2013 football season, he has been serving as the head football coach for the University of Kentucky Wildcats. Stoops holds the record for the most victories by a head coach in the annals of the Kentucky Wildcats football program’s existence.

Mark Stoops – Biography & Personal Details

NameMark Stoops
Full NameMark Thomas Stoops
Date Of Birth9 July 1967 
Youngstown, Ohio, United States/
Youngstown, Ohio
Age 56 years old (As 2023)
Birth Sign Cancer
Gender Male
SchoolCardinal Mooney High School
College/UniversityUniversity of Iowa
Education QualificationGraduation
HobbiesReading, Learnig, Playing Board Games
ProfessionAmerican Football Head Coach
DebutCoaching- 2013 
Playing-1986 (Iowa Hawkeyes football)
Teams coachedKentucky Wildcats football
AwardsSEC Coach of the Year (2018)

Mark Stoops – Family, Relationship and Afair

Stoops is one of a total of six children that were born to Ron and Evelyn “Dee Dee” Stoops. He received his secondary education at Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, Ohio, where his father worked as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator.

Mark Stoops with his Mother

He is the brother of Bob Stoops, who coached the Oklahoma Sooners for many years, and Mike Stoops, who coached the Arizona Wildcats for many years.

Mark Stoops with his Brothers

Will and Zach are the names of Stoops’ boys, whom he shares with his wife Chantel. The pair made the announcement that they would be getting a divorce on January 4, 2021.

Mark Stoops with his Ex-wife

Mark Stoops with his wife and children

Family & Marital Status

Marital StatusDivorced 
Marriage DateJuly 2002
Divorce DateJanuary 2021
ParentsMother-Evelyn Stoops
Father-Ron Stoops Sr.
SiblingsBrother-Bob Stoops, Mike Stoops, Ron Stoops Jr.
Spouse/WifeChantel Stoops
ChildrenSon-Will Stoops, Zack Stoops

Physical Measurement

Height (Approx.)In Centimeters –176 cm
In Meters-1.76 m
In Feet and Inches –5’9″
Weight (Approx.) In Kg –83 kg
In Pounds –183 lbs
Hair ColourBrown
Eye ColourBlue

Mark Stoops Career

  • Between the years 1989 and 1991, Stoops worked as a graduate assistant coach at Iowa.[5] Later in his career, he held the positions of athletic director and defensive backs coach at Nordonia High School in Macedonia, Ohio, from 1992 until 1995.
  • Stoops held the position of defensive backs coach at South Florida in the year 1996. Between the years 1997 and 1999, Stoops was the defensive backs coach for the University of Wyoming Cowboys football team.
  • While at Wyoming, Stoops was an assistant coach for the team led by Dana Dimel. Stoops came on board with the University of Houston Cougars in the year 2000 as the co-defensive coordinator (together with Dick Bumpas) and the safeties coach after following Dimel to his new position at the University of Houston.                                                                                   
  • Stoops succeeded Chuck Pagano as the defensive backs coach for the University of Miami Hurricanes in February 2001. Pagano had left his position to become the defensive coordinator for the Cleveland Browns.
  • On December 11, 2009, Stoops announced his acceptance of a position at Florida State University in the role of defensive coordinator.
  • Stoops was hired on November 27, 2012, to take over as the head coach of the University of Kentucky football program. He succeeded Joker Phillips, who was let go following a 2–10 season in which the Wildcats failed to win a single game.
  • After starting off with a record of 2–10 in his first season as Kentucky’s head coach, Stoops went on to post back-to-back records of 5–7.
  • In 2022, Stoops completed his 10th season as the head coach of the football team, making him the head coach with the longest tenure in the history of the football program. Stoops’s 60th victory as head coach came in Week 1 when Kentucky defeated Miami (OH) by a score of 37–13. This tied Bear Bryant for the most victories in the history of the program.
  • After defeating the Florida Gators on the road by a score of 26–16 in Week 2, he established himself as Kentucky’s all-time winningest football coach. The season was a tough one for Kentucky, as seen by their record of 7–5 in the end.
  • Kentucky has been given an invitation to participate in the Music City Bowl, where they will face Iowa for the second year in a row.
  • Kentucky was defeated by Iowa 21-0 in their bowl game, and starter quarterback Levis did not play because of a suspension. The victory streak of four straight bowl games for Kentucky came to an end when they were blanked.
  • On November 18, 2022, Stoops signed a contract extension that will keep him in Lexington through the 2030 season. This will keep him as the head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats.

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Mark Stoops Net Worth:

Net Worth (Approx.)$5 Million in 2023
Monthly Income and Salary$35,000
Yearly Income and Salary$2,00,000

Mark Stoops Cars Collection:

  • Not Known

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