Mark Mclaughlin- Plattview High School Head Coachby #PoweredUp Clinics
Program Development and How To Change The Trajectory of a Program You Inherit.
A 2002 graduate of Elkhorn High School Mc Laughlin played for Coach Mark Wortman, one of the living legends of Nebraska High School Football. Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in 2006 from UNK, Mc Laughlin also earned two Master’s degrees from UNK. Beginning as an assistant coach for Gibbon High School during the 2006 season, Mc Laughlin was named head coach at Gibbon in 2009 and served in that role through the 2018 season. After 5 playoff berths and two district championships, Mc Laughlin applied to for the Head Coach position of Head Coach at Platteview in the winter of 2018. Accepting the head coach position in January of 2019, Mc Laughlin has been the head coach for the past 4 years. Mark and his wife, Meredith, have two young sons: Brooks (10) and Harris (8). “We love being a small piece of the Springfield community, and are thankful every day that our kids have the opportunity to see the great kids that come through our program.”