Coach Mark Hargrave grew on Long Island, played at Locust Valley High School. He played attack, and was selected All-Nassau County player and played in the All-Long Island game his senior year.
Coach Hargrave played 4 years at Mt.St.Mary's College, starting the last 2 years. He played against top division 1 schools throughout his college career, winning the MAAC conference title in 1999. He lives in VA Beach with his wife Marina, and he is the father of Owen 9 and the late Reid.