Mark Dengel was born in Ottawa, Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University prior to joining the Navy in 1986. After four years of active duty, he married and settled down in Warwick Rhode Island. He went back to school and received his Master’s Degree from Rhode Island College. He has taught middle school science for the past 18 years and is currently a teacher at Park View Middle School in Cranston RI. He has been married for 22 years and has three children. Mark retired from the US Naval Reserve in 2006.
Mark’s novel, Screaming Eagles, A High School Football Story, was released in 2013.