Mark Sohn


1996 Individual Event World Championships
1994 World Championships Event Finalist
1992 World Championships Event Finalist

Hometown: Arlington Heights, Ill.
Residence: Arlington Heights, Ill.
Birth Date/Place: June 7, 1969/Arlington Heights, Ill.
Club: University of Illinois, Chicago/Buffalo Grove Gymnastics
Coach: Karl Schier
Previous Coaches: Tom Walthouse, Al Galatte, Vic Avigliano
College: Pennsylvania State University
Graduated: 1992
Major: Hospital Administration
Began Gymnastics: 1984
Favorite Apparatus/Event: Pommel horse



Sohn is a pommel horse specialist. He qualified to his third World Championships team by, once again, winning pommel horse at the 1996 Winter Cup Challenge. He competed collegiately at Penn State and won the pommel horse event final four successive years (1988, 1989, 1990 and 1991) at the NCAA National Championships. Sohn is only the second gymnast in NCAA history to accomplish this on an individual event. He has scored seven 10.00's on pommel horse in his competitive career. Sohn is employed by Kulin-Sohn Insurance Agency in Chicago, Ill.

International Competition

National Competition

updated: 01 May 1996