Mark Stoops

Football Coach

Birthday July 9, 1967

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Ohio

Age 56 years old

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Football coach who was named the head football coach at the University of Kentucky in 2013. He previously spent more than two decades as an assistant coach at schools like the University of Wyoming, University of Arizona and Florida State University.

Before Fame

He attended Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, Ohio before playing college football for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1986 to 1988.


He was the defensive backs coach for the Miami Hurricanes team which won the BCS National Championship in 2001.

Family Life

His older brothers Bob Stoops, Mike Stoops and Ron Stoops have all coached college football. He married Chantel Stoops in 2002.

Associated With

He replaced future NFL head coach Chuck Pagano as the defensive backs coach at the University of Miami.