Ian Mork

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Ian Mork
Personal information
Full name Ian Andrew Mork[1]
Date of birth c.1972 (age 44–45)
Place of birth Livonia, Michigan
Youth career
1991 Johnson County Community College
1992–1994 Sangamon State University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1995 Wichita Wings (indoor) 30 (10)
Quick Boys
San Pedro Dolphins
Teams managed
2006– Ballistic United
2009 Belize
2012 Belize
2013–2014 Belize
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ian Mork is an American soccer coach. He played professionally in the National Professional Soccer League.

Player[edit]

Morks is from Wichita, Kansas.[2] In 1991, he played soccer for Johnson County Community College. He then transferred to Sangamon State University[3] In 1994, Monk turned professional with the Wichita Wings in the National Professional Soccer League.[2] Since then, he has played for Quick Boys, an amateur team in the Dutch Hoofdklasse and the San Pedro Dolphins in the Premier League of Belize. Mork has also played in the San Francisco Premier League and Marin Soccer League in northern California.

He was also the captain of the first team from Wichita (Wichita North - 1990) to win a state title in class 6A.

Coach[edit]

Monk has been head coach of the Ballistic United soccer academy in California since 2006. In 2009, he became the head coach of the Belize national team. That year, Belize competed in the UNCAF Nations Cup, finishing at the bottom of Group A with one point after three games. Mork was also in charge of Belize during its 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign and was appointed to lead Belize in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[4]

He holds a UEFA B-license.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ian Mork at Soccerway
  2. ^ a b Robinett, Kellis. "Wichita native Ian Mork finds himself in an unusual position coaching Belize’s national soccer team". Kansas Eagle. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Ziegler, Mark (June 11, 2008). "As World Cup soccer coach, Mork's gotta Belize". UT San Diego. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ http://amandala.com.bz/news/belize-national-at-central-american-cup/
  5. ^ "Ian A. Mork profile". Ballistic United. Retrieved July 8, 2013.