Mark Robison
Track & Field Associate Head Coach
(801) 422-3830


MS Physical Education (BYU)
BS Physical Education (BYU)

Years at BYU


Running Career

Ran the 800 meters and 1500 meters for BYU in addition to one year of cross country.


Provo, UT


He is married to Jaye Lynn, and they are the parents of six children: Nathan, Nicole, Aaron, Isaac, Alex, Cameron and 14 grandchildren.

Mark Robison is entering his 35th year at BYU as a full-time assistant coach.

During Robison's time at BYU, the Cougars have won 21 Indoor Conference Championships and 20 Outdoor Conference Championships. He has coached 142 conference champions. His athletes have earned 60 All-American citations, with six National Champions.

He continues the Robison tradition at BYU as the son of legendary coach Clarence Robison, the namesake of BYU's outdoor track facility and coach of the men's team for 40 years.

Mark Robison spent five years coaching in the high school ranks, including three years at Idaho Falls High School. His areas of specialty since coaching at BYU have included the jumps, throws and combined events.

Robison graduated from Provo High School, where he earned All-State honors in track for two years as a distance runner. His running career continued at BYU, where he ran the 800 meters and 1,500 meters. He also competed one year in cross country. Robison earned a bachelor's degree in physical education in 1982 (co-valedictorian) and an MS in physical education from BYU 1986. At the completion of his master's degree, he spent five years as a part-time student at the University of Utah in the pursuit of a Ph.D. in sports psychology.

Robison follows in the tradition of BYU track established by his father, Clarence Robison, Willard Hirschi, Sherald James and former BYU women's coach Craig Poole and has benefited from their personal tutelage during his time with the team.

BYU Hall of Fame