|Assistant Coach - Dir. of Baseball Operations|
|Eighth Season in 2012-13|
|Hometown: Edina, Minn.|
|Alma Mater: UW-Eau Claire '81|
THE DOWNEY FILE
1981 - Graduated from UW-Eau Claire.
2003-06 - Assistant coach and assistant sports information director at St. Olaf.
2006-10 - Head coach at Mounds View High School.
2010 - Assistant Baseball Coach at St. Olaf College.
Mark Downey is in his eighth season as an assistant coach at St. Olaf in 2012-13. The stint at St. Olaf is the second for Downey, who was head baseball coach at Mounds View High School from 2007-10.
Downey works with the the program's travel, day-to-day operations and recruiting as well as his on-field responsibility with catchers and team defense.
An Edina native, Downey graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a degree in physical education and coaching. Mark and wife Marguerite reside in Apple Valley and have two children, Erin and Joe.