Class List 2015 – Mark Hodkin
Mark Hodkin played lacrosse for Scotland from 1991 until 2006 and captained the squad on several occasions.
He played in the first international game of the re-established Men’s team in 1992. This game was against Wales in Ebbow Vale. He played in numerous British National Championships and also in the 1998 ILF World Championships in Baltimore, USA.
Mark’s coaching career has included being Head Coach of Scotland in 2004 for the European Championships, held in Prague, and for the Celtic Cup, held in Cardiff, Wales. In 2006/2007 he was Coach for the British Nationals and Assistant Development Coach in 2007/2008. He has overseen many Development Tours to the USA.
The participants in the Men’s Under 19 World Championships, held in Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada in 2008 voted him the recipient of Spirit of Lacrosse award.
Mark has been the Assistant Scotland Men’s Coach from 2008 until the present day. His responsibilities have included the annual British National Championship tournaments, the FIL 2010 World Championships in Manchester, the European Championships in Amsterdam in 2012 and the FIL World Championships in Denver, USA 2014. In this event, after a series of very exciting games and losing only 15-13 in their final game against England, Scotland gained 6th place.