Coaches Profile – Mark Medrano

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The UNSW Raiders are very pleased to announce that Mark Medrano will continue to be the Offensive Co-Ordinator for the 2019 season.

Mark grew up playing Pop Warner football at the age of 8, his father was his coach for the first 5 years and was his influence to be a coach later in life.  Football was Mark’s focus in High School, and, being a quarterback he learned that he enjoyed being a leader and leading by example.  He decided to go to a smaller Division 2 College to play QB at Sonoma State University in Northern California.

It was then that he changed to the position of running back and developed a deep relationship with the weight room! He graduated with a degree in physical education and later obtained a degree in radiology technology.  Mark “found” gridiron in Australia while watching the 1986 Superbowl in Noosa and his 3 month surfing vacation turned into 14 years living in Australia.

Coaching Philosophy: Lead By Example… FAMILY!!!!!

Coaching experience:

  • Fullerton Junior College – Fullerton California 1984-85
  • Lowell High School – La Habra California 1984
  • Immaculate High School – Danbury, Connecticut 2005-2011
  • Danbury High School – Danbury, Connecticut 2011-2015


  • UNSW Raiders 2017 to present
  • West Sydney Pirates 1994-1998
  • Ryde Spartans 1991
  • Hills District Eagles 1988-1990
  • Bondi Radiers 1986-1988
  • NSW State Team

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