Training to Therapy

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Mark A Higgins CPT, LMT

Sports Injuries Therapist & Fitness Specialist


About Mark

Mark represented the Irish Triathlon Team for 5 years during 1996 - 2001. During that time he raced many International Triathlon Union races including the ITU World Championships and the ETU European Championships. In 2001 he decided to go back to college and became a Physical Therapist. 


Upon moving to the US in 2005 he become a Licensed Massage Therapist, Sports Performance  Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer. 





He is accustomed to training and treating high level athletes. He spent nine months working and traveling with the US National Women?s Soccer Team in 2008 and played a pivotal role with the teams' training to help win the Gold Medal at the Beijing Olympics. Mark has also worked with the Mens National Olympic Team for the 2012 London Olympics and the USA U20s Soccer Team for the FIFA U20s World Cup in 2007, 2009, 2011 again in 2015.   


Teams  Mark Higgins has worked with:


US Women's National Soccer Team                                                                                        USA Women's National Soccer Team 

US Men's National Soccer Team

US Men's U20s National Soccer Team

US Women's U20s National Soccer Team

US Men's U18s National Soccer Team

US Paralympic Soccer Team

Lincolnway Soccer Club,

Legacy Soccer Club 

WolfeTones Gaelic Football Club 

Padraig Pearses Gaelic Football Club

Parnells Football CLub

Marian Catholic High School American Football Team 


In 2009 he decided to start back racing Triathlon and concentrated in Long Distance Triathlons, He has raced countless Ironman 70.3s, Marathons and 7 Full Ironman Races. Qualifying for Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii, 70.3 World Championships, ITU World Triathlon Championships and the world famous Boston Marathon

  Results Include:

4th Place 2009 Ironman70.3 Steelhead

1st Place Overall 2013 Half Ironman Effingham

2nd Place Overall 2013 Galena Triathlon

5th Place In age group  2015 ITU World Championship 

                                                                                   9th Place Overall 2015 Louisville Ironman

  • USA Players Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd
    USA Players Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd
  • Beijing Olympic Gold
    Beijing Olympic Gold
  • Celebrating with Player Angela Hucles USA Gold medal win In Beijing Olympics
    Celebrating with Player Angela Hucles USA Gold medal win In Beijing Olympics
  • USA Soccer Player, Jose Altidore
    USA Soccer Player, Jose Altidore
  • Celebrating qualifying for Hawaii Ironman
    Celebrating qualifying for Hawaii Ironman
  • Closing Ceremonies at 2012 London Olympic
    Closing Ceremonies at 2012 London Olympic
  • US Goal keeper Chris Seiz
    US Goal keeper Chris Seiz
USA Players Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd
USA Players Hope Solo and Carli Lloyd