Scott Marksberry Named the 2018 OzarkFC Head Coach
We are so excited to introduce Coach Scott Marksberry as the head coach of Ozark FC. After you read his bio, we believe you’ll be equally excited about what this means for Ozark FC and for Soccer in Northwest Arkansas. If you have already met Coach Marksberry, give him a shoutout and comment below.
Scott Marksberry, is currently the Director of Athletics at Providence Academy in Rogers, AR. He has 16 years of experience coaching soccer at the collegiate, high school, and youth club levels.
Coach Marksberry recently completed his fourth season as head coach of the men's soccer program at John Brown University, after serving his first two years at JBU as the head coach of the women’s program. His time at JBU included a trip to the NAIA National tournament and a final MRPI of #15 in the nation in 2016. His teams excelled at protecting their home field, as they posted an 18-2-2 home record over his last two seasons in Siloam Springs, only allowing 8 goals at Alumni Field over that stretch.
During his tenure at JBU, Marksberry coached 41 Commissioner’s Honor Roll players, 20 Academic All-Conference honorees, 19 All-Conference winners, two honorable mention All-Americans, six NAIA Scholar-Athletes, ten SAC Player of the Week winners and one NAIA National Player of the week honorees.
Marksberry previously coached at Wheaton Academy in Illinois where his teams included an Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state championship, and he was named the National Christian School Athletic Association (NCSAA) Coach of the Year in 2009.
Prior to his time at Wheaton Academy, Coach Marksberry coached for his alma mater in Tennessee, Union University, as assistant men's soccer coach for two years, helping his 2006 team reach the highest national rank (#9) in program history. He also previously served at Crichton College as head soccer coach and formerly as Assistant Director of Operations at Memphis Athletic Ministries, an organization that served 7,000 at-risk youth of inner-city Memphis, Tennessee.
Marksberry holds an NSCAA Premier License.