|Full name||Mark Jonathan Briggs|
|Date of birth||16 February 1982|
|Place of birth||Wolverhampton, England|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Sacramento Republic (head coach)|
|West Bromwich Albion|
|1998–2003||West Bromwich Albion||0||(0)|
|2004||A.F.C. Telford United||6||(0)|
|2005||The New Saints||0||(0)|
|2010||→ Charleston Battery (loan)||0||(0)|
|2011||Tooting & Mitcham United|
|2015||Wilmington Hammerheads (assistant)|
|2019||Sacramento Republic (academy director)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 June 2017|
England and Denmark
Briggs began his career with West Bromwich Albion, joining them on leaving Sedgley's Dormston School in the summer of 1995. Briggs captained the youth team to a cup win at Wembley Stadium in 1999 and was Youth Team Player of the Year the same season. In 1999 he also signed his first professional contract. He made his first team debut in the 2000-2001 season. After making 12 first team and 150 reserve team appearances for the Baggies, he moved to Danish football for 2 seasons with Herfølge in 2002, where they were the Danish 1st Division Champions and won promotion to Supa Liga.
Briggs then proceeded to bounce around the English and Welsh lower leagues, playing briefly for a multitude of clubs including Notts County FC, Shrewsbury Town FC, Hednesford Town FC. He then crossed the pond and played for Kalamazoo Outrage before returning for a second stint at Hednesford Town FC. Briggs then went back to America and spent the 2009 season with the Wilmington Hammerheads before signing with Mosta FC in Malta, where he was Player of the Year in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Briggs then returned to Wilmington where he finished his career and transitioned into coaching with the Wilmington Hammerheads.
United States and Malta
In May 2008 Briggs was convinced to cross the Atlantic by former New Zealand international Stu Riddle to play for Kalamazoo Outrage in the USL Premier Development League as an over-age player. He played the PDL season in Kalamazoo, helping the team reach the PDL playoffs.
After a brief stint back in England with Hednesford in the US offseason, Briggs signed with the Wilmington Hammerheads in the USL Second Division in 2009. The Hammerheads won the USL 2 title and Briggs was the team's Player of the Year.
On 25 February 2010, Charleston Battery announced the signing of Briggs on loan then for remaining season.
In February 2012 he rejoined Wilmington Hammerheads for a second spell in the USL Pro Division. After the 2012 season, Briggs was named the Hammerheads Player of the Year.
- Outrage Roster Complete
- "Hammerheads pair in Malta". USL Soccer. Retrieved 1 October 2009.
- "Charleston signs three additions". USLsoccer.com. Archived from the original on 1 March 2010. Retrieved 4 March 2010.
- "Hammerheads bring back Mark Briggs". Wilmington Hammerheads. Archived from the original on 3 April 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2012.
- Mark Briggs' personal site
- Charleston Battery bio
- Wilmington Hammerheads bio
- Hednesford Town profile with career stats