Mark White joined the Brown staff as an assistant hockey coach in September of 2009 after spending four years as an assistant coach at Bentley, where he was responsible for all aspects of helping coach the team, including recruiting, practice planning, video breakdown, and assisting with alumni events and relations.
White was promoted to Associate Head Coach at Brown during the summer of 2011.
Prior to his stint at Bentley, White served as an assistant
coach of both the JV and Varsity hockey teams at Reading Memorial
High School for the 2004-05 season.
A 2001 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, White was a key member of the Wildcat blueline corps during his four years in Durham. In his sophomore year, he was part of the UNH Squad that faced Maine in the NCAA Championship Game. The following season as a junior, White led all Wildcat defensemen in scoring with 14 points. He was elected an assistant captain by his teammates for his senior year and graduated after making 133 career appearances.
Following his graduation from UNH, White signed a professional contract to play with the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL. He appeared in 72 games in his only season with the Chiefs and was named the team’s Most Improved Player. The following season, he moved on to play for the Orlando Seals of the ACHL. He served as team captain for two seasons and was named the ACHL Outstanding Defenseman of 2003 after recording 54 points in 59 games. His last stint as a professional came for the Florida Everblades of the ECHL, where he finished the final months of the 2003-04 season after leaving the Seals.
A native of Woburn, MA, White earned a B.A. in Sociology from UNH. He currently resides in Providence with his wife, Jamie, and their daughter, Emily.