Congratulations to Coach Mark Johnson for his induction into the National FCA Hall of Champions.
FCA President Les Steckel announced the induction of 4 new members in October saying, “This is a tremendous class entering the Hall of Champions. These four men have spent decades making a tremendous impact on the world for Jesus Christ through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. They epitomize FCA’s core values of integrity, serving, teamwork and excellence.”
Johnson spent 42 years as a college baseball coach, including 21 years as the head coach at Texas A&M and five years leading the program at Sam Houston State. He also spent 16 years as an assistant at New Mexico, Arizona, Mississippi State and Texas A&M.
In 2007, Johnson was the recipient of FCA’s Jerry Kindall Character in Coaching Award, presented annually to the college or high school baseball coach who best exemplifies the Christian principles of character, integrity, serving, teamwork and excellence on and off the baseball field. During his career, he participated faithfully in FCA Huddles across the country, and often served as speaker at FCA events and as the head baseball clinician at FCA Camps.
Johnson has served on local FCA Boards of Directors in two locations and is an faithful donor to the organization. His family has also been active in FCA. Johnson’s wife, Linda, has led coaches’ wives Bible studies, and his sons became Christians at FCA Camps and continue to be heavily involved in FCA activities.Coach Johnson serves locally on the Brazos Valley FCA board of Directors.