University Based Education

Mark Mann, Director of the Summit Institute, is a Tenured Associate Professor of Kinesiology at Texas Woman's University. At TWU he is the program director for the Master of Science (M.S.) in Kinesiology, program concentration in Sport Coaching. The Courses for the degree are completely online and can be taken from anywhere in the world. For more information about TWU's Kinesiology Programs, go to: or for the Coaching Program in particular go to:

Mark earned his Ph.D. in Kinesiology (2012) from the University of Arkansas.

Church Based Education

Mark Mann is also a part time licensed local pastor at Sheridan Avenue United Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mark has served as the senior pastor at Sheridan Avenue UMC since 2013. Mann is passionate about Church Based Theological Education, and has served as the Higher Education Coordinator for the EWE Wesleyan Church. Dr. Mann has a Master's Degree in Religion (1992) from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma. Mark is completing his United Methodist Course of Study thru the Southern Methodist University Course of Study School in Dallas, Texas.