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Meet Mark


Mark Coats is married and a proud father and grandfather. He is also the Pastor at Grace of God Baptist Church in the heart of District 9, serving in this capacity for over 20 years. Mark served as Special Assistant to the Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex Penelas during the administration of the First Executive County Mayor. He also served for over 11 years as a Commission Aide and Chief of Staff to City Commissioner Victor De Yurre at the City of Miami. Mark is a graduate of New Orleans Theological Seminary with an Associates in Divinity and he holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Biblical Studies from Baptist College of Florida. He is a proud Cobra and graduate of South Miami Senior High School.

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