Mark Richt is the head coach for the University of Miami college American football team. He previously was the quarterback for Miami. Mark also was the head coach for Georgia Bulldogs football team. He also worked in other coaching positions for other college teams. Mark Allan Richt was born on February 18, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. His father, Lou Richt worked for the electrical engineering and manufacturing company, Western Electric, and his mother is Helen Richt.
Mark Richt has 6 brothers and sisters. The family lived for some time in Colorado but later they moved to South Florida because of Mark’s father, Lou work. Mark Richt a successful quarterback for the Boca Raton Community High School team, so many Universities called him and he picked up the University of Miami which was about an hour away from the family home.
In 1989, Mark Richt married Katharyn Francis, they are the parents of 3 sons and 1 daughter. Their first born was in 1990, Jonathan Richt, then in 1994 their second son was born, his name is David Richt. Then, in 1990, they adopted Zach Richt, born in 1996 and Anya Richt, born in 1997 from Ukraine. Jonathan is now the quarterbacks coach for the University of Miami football team. Mark Richt didn’t like to talk too much about the adaption he and Katharyn made.
Mark was first the quarterback for the University of Miami football team, then he played for some time for Denver Broncos. Mark coaching career started in 1985 with Florida State University football team as a graduate assistant, and he stayed there for 3 years. In 1989, Mark worked as the offensive coordinator for the East Carolina University football team.
In 1990, Mark went back to Florida State University football team as their quarterbacks coach, 4 years later he worked as their offensive coordinator and he made the offense very powerful that other football teams were shocked, the team’s offense was ranked as one of the top offense in the championship, Well, Mark Richt won 2 national championships with them. Many quarterbacks that mark coached are now winners in the NFL championships.
In 2001, Mark worked as the head coach for the University of Georgia football team, and he remained as the head coach for them until 2015, all the seasons weren’t bad but the last season failed and he was dismissed. Since 2015, he has been the head coach for the University of Miami football team, Hurricanes, and his son, Jonathan is their quarterbacks coach.
List of football teams Mark Richt coached
• Florida State Seminoles, graduate assistant, (1985-1988)
• East Carolina Pirates, offensive coordinator, (1989)
• Florida State Seminoles, quarterbacks coach, (1990-1993)
• Florida State Seminoles, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, (1994-2000)
• Georgia Bulldogs, head coach, (2001-2015)
• Miami Hurricanes, head coach (2015-Present)
How much is Net Worth of Mark Richt in 2017
Mark Richt has been very successful with almost every college football team he coached. When he was the offensive coordinator and the quarterbacks coach for the Florida State University football team (Florida State Seminoles), the team had one of the most powerful offense between all other college teams.
Furthermore, while coaching the University of Georgia football team (Georgia Bulldogs) as their head coach, his salary was around $2 million US dollars. Since 2015, Mark Richt has been the head coach of the University of Miami football team (Miami Hurricanes) and his salary is more than $3 million US dollars. Mark Richt has a net worth of $10 million US dollars as of 2017.
Mark Richt was a quarterback player, then he went to coaching college football teams, and he is now the head coach of the University of Miami football team, (Miami Hurricanes). Mark Richt is very successful in almost all the coaching positions and teams he worked in.