Returning to the place he received his master's degree, Mark Rodger is in his 10th year as the athletic trainer for the Gamecock men's basketball team after spending three years at East Carolina University.
In addition to providing medical coverage for the South Carolina men's basketball team, Rodger also works as a lecturer and clinical instructor in the undergraduate athletic training education curriculum program at South Carolina.
He received his bachelor's degree in exercise science with a specialized concentration in athletic training from the University at Buffalo in 2001. He attended graduate school at South Carolina, where he earned a master's of arts and teaching degree in physical education in 2003. Rodger is a native of Berlin, Germany, and graduated from the JFK School in Berlin in 1996. He is married to the former Jordan Allonier, and the couple welcomed twin sons, Grayson James and Cameron Mark, in May 2015.