Mark Hutchinson

Mark Hutchinson

Playing Experience

  • Milwaukee Torrent- 2016-2019 (Professional)
  • North Ferriby United 2014-2016 (Semi-Professional)
  • Atherton LR 2013-2014 (Semi-Professional)
  • Easington United –2012-2013 (Semi-Professional)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University 1st team 2009-2012 (University)

Coaching Experience

  • Staff Coach and Youth Director at ECSA (2018- present)
  • Technical Director at Sun Prairie Soccer Club (2017-2018)
  • Southampton AFC Summer Camp Coach (2018)
  • Hull City Ladies First team Coach (2017-2018)
  • Head of Youth Development for Hull City Ladies (2017-2018)
  • Head of Education with DJ Sportz (2017-2018)
  • School Sports Instructor- (2012-2018)
  • Director of Coaching at Sun Prairie Soccer Club (2013-2018)
  • Manchester Metropolitan Football Club Chairman (2012)


  • BA Honours Degree- Coaching and Sports Development
  • U.S Soccer Director of coaching License
  • FA Football coaching level 2
  • FA Football coaching level 1
  • U.S National Coaching Soccer D License
  • U.S National Coaching Soccer E License
  • U.S National Coaching Soccer F License


Coach Mark grew in the North-East of England near Hull. He has played soccer since he could walk and was/is completely soccer crazy. Coach Mark played in professional soccer academies throughout his childhood before going on to play soccer at University in Manchester. After completing his sports coaching degree he moved to the states to coach in a different country. Coach Mark coached in Wisconsin and helped build Sun Prairie Soccer Club transform from a community club to an elite performance club who competed at the highest level winning state championships and recognized nationally. While coaching, Coach Mark continued to play soccer for the professional soccer team Milwaukee Torrent. Coach Mark is now looking forward to taking up a new challenge in Illinois and hopes to continue to help develop the ECSA program.

Mission Statement

I want to inspire all players to have same amount of passion for soccer as I do. Passionate players want to play and want to improve. You have to love the game before the game can bring you success.