Mark Sansone begins his sixth season with the UMW men's basketball program as assistant coach. In five years with the Eagles, Sansone has been instrumental in recruiting several outstanding players, including three CAC Rookies of the Year. His assistance in all areas lead to success for UMW.
Sansone graduated from Roanoke College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport management. After coaching one year at Fredericksburg Christian School, he became a graduate assistant coach at Eastern University in Philadelphia, Pa.
In two seasons at Eastern, Sansone assisted as recruiting coordinator, as well as with scheduling of on-campus visits & home visits, scouting reports, film exchange, team travel and logistics, game planning and practice planning, monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes, and working with the backcourt. Sansone obtained his MA in Organizarional Leadership during his time at Eastern.
He has also worked a series of high-level summer camps over the past nine years. Mark is single and lives in Fredericksburg.