Mark Prosser

Mark Prosser (born October 10, 1978)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Winthrop Eagles
Current conference: Big South Conference
Brevard College record^: 5-23 (.179)
Western Carolina record: 37-53 (.411)
Winthrop record: 38-26 (.7594)
Overall record^: 80-102 (.440)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2021-present Winthrop
2018-2021 Western Carolina
2013-2018 Winthrop (assoc. HC)
2012-2013 Winthrop (asst)
2011-2012 Brevard College
2007-2011 Wofford (asst)
2003-2007 Bucknell (asst)
2002-2003 Wofford (asst)
2000-2002 Marist (student asst)

Mark Prosser Facts

  • Mark Prosser
  • Born October 10, 1978
  • Hometown: Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Alma Mater: Marist College (BA, 2002)
  • Son of the late Skip Prosser, who served as head coach at Wake Forest, Xavier and Loyola (MD)
  • Attended Marist but a knee injury ended his playing career; stayed at Marist as a student assistant under Dave Magarity, graduating in 2002
  • Started his coaching career right away as an assistant under Mike Young at Wofford
  • Spent four seasons as an assistant at Bucknell under Pat Flannery before returning to Wofford to work as one of Young‘s assistants for another four years
  • Was the head coach for one season at Division III Brevard College in Brevard, NC, finishing 5-23 (4-14)
  • Joined Pat Kelsey‘s staff at Winthrop in 2012 as an assistant and was elevated to associate head coach a year later; Kelsey had previously been an assistant under Skip Prosser
  • Hired in March 2018 to be the new head coach at Western Carolina of the SoCon
    • After winning just 7 games in Prosser’s first year, the Catamounts went 19-12 (10-8) in the 2019-20 season
    • Named 2020 Skip Prosser Man of the Year by CollegeInsider, an award named after and exemplifying his father
  • Returned to Winthrop in April 2021 when he was hired to replace Kelsey as the Eagles’ head coach
  • Along with his wife, Emily, has one daughter and one son

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^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division III levels