Mark Asanovich is a fourteen-year National Football League (NFL) veteran strengthcoach: 2003-2008 Jacksonville Jaguars, 2002-2003 Baltimore Ravens, 1996-2002Tampa Bay Buccaneers and 1995-1996 Minnesota Vikings. Prior to joining the Vikings, heserved as the strength & conditioning coach at Anoka High School (Minneapolis, Minnesota) from 1987-95. In 1984-86, Asanovich served as the assistant strength coach at The Ohio State University. He also served as the first strength coach at the Citadel in 1986. Asanovich was one of the first fifteen Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists in the nation by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. He is also a Certified Health Fitness Instructor from the American College of sports Medicine.
His list of Pro Bowlers trained includes: Donnie Abraham, Mike Alstott, Ronde Barber, Peter Boulware, Derrick Brooks, Mark Brunell, Tony Brackens, Chris Carter, Warrick Dunn, Todd Heap, John Henderson, Brad Johnson, Keyshawn Johnson, Ray Lewis, John Lynch, Tony Mayberry, Randall McDaniel, Warren Moon, Hardy Nickerson, Jonathan Ogden, John Randal, Simeon Rice, Warren Sapp, Jimmy Smith, Robert Smith, Marcus Stroud, Matt Stover and Bob Whitfield.