Mark Speir

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Mark Speir
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Western Carolina
Conference Southern
Record 18–34
Biographical details
Born Kannapolis, North Carolina
Alma mater Clemson University
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1991–1993 Western Carolina (RB)
1994 Western Carolina (OLB)
1995–1996 Western Carolina (DL)
1997–1999 Presbyterian (DL)
2000–2001 Elon (RB/ST)
2002 Elon (DL)
2003–2004 Appalachian State (RB)
2005–2009 Appalachian State (DL)
2009–2010 Appalachian State (DE)
2011 Appalachian State (ILB)
2012– Western Carolina
Head coaching record
Overall 18–34

Mark Speir is the head coach of the Western Carolina Catamounts college football team. He was hired on December 22, 2011, to succeed Dennis Wagner as the head coach at Western Carolina.[1] He previously served as an assistant coach at Western Carolina, Presbyterian, Elon and Appalachian State.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Western Carolina Catamounts (Southern Conference) (2012–present)
2012 Western Carolina 1–10 0–8 9th
2013 Western Carolina 2–10 1–7 T–8th
2014 Western Carolina 7–5 5–2 T–2nd
2015 Western Carolina 7–4 5–2 3rd
2016 Western Carolina 1–5 0–4
Western Carolina: 18–34 11–23
Total: 18–34
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


  1. ^ Jarrett, Keith (December 22, 2011). "WCU hopes Speir can turnaround football woes". Asheville Citizen-Times. Retrieved January 16, 2012.