The 2017-18 campaign is the ninth for Mark Bergey as the director of operations for the Buckeyes.
Bergey spent the 2009 season as Ohio State’s volunteer assistant coach after two years as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator at Western New England College, his alma mater. In 2008 the squad was ranked in the Top 10 the majority of the season and the Bears ended the 2007 campaign ranked third nationally. The team made the NCAA tournament quarterfinals both years Bergey was on the staff.
Bergey was a four-year standout for the Golden Bears, serving as the team’s captain in 2006 and helping lead the squad to ECAC Division III New England championships in 2004 and ’05. Bergey, who was named the team’s Unsung Hero in both 2003 and ’05, was a two-time All-Pilgrim League selection and played in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Division III North-South Senior All-Star Game.
A native of Ambler, Pa., Bergey earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from WNEC in 2006.