ABOUT LIN-MARK SPORTS
LIN-MARK Sports, Inc. is owned and managed by Linda & Mark Toretsky. With 32 years experience, they combine to present a full-service sports company. Their own personal participation in the sports they present brings a personal commitment to meeting the demands of what is required to set LIN-MARK on a higher level of timing excellence. It’s not just having equipment; it is about having the experience and abilities to meet the requirements and raise their events to another level of success in presentation and participation.
How did Linda & Mark come together and form LIN-MARK Sports, Inc.? Through sports & running of course!
Mark grew up in Fair Lawn, NJ and graduated Fair Lawn H.S. in 1964. He is an honorably discharged US Army veteran of 1968. In 1971, Mark completed his college education graduated from Glassboro College, now Rowan University, with a B.A. Math degree.
He went on to teach for 31 years at Overbrook H.S., Pine Hill, NJ. He became the math department Area Chairman. During those years Mark also coached the high school’s tennis and girls cross country teams. He was a certified tennis teaching professional at various N.J. tennis clubs. Mark was recognized as a high-level competitive tennis player.
His love and dedication to running grew, along with his participation in hundreds of running events. Mark also enjoyed many years as an active a member of the South Jersey Athletic Running Club. That membership grew to life-affirming memories and friendships which continue to this day.
Linda grew up in Mt. Ephraim, NJ and graduated from Audubon H.S. in 1963. Linda attended Gloucester County College night school for two years to continue developing her business working experience. Simultaneously, she worked for companies such as: Phila. Saving Fund Society (Public Relations), Atlantic Richfield Oil Company (Public Relations and Event Divisions), N.J. Dept. of Education at Gloucester County College Teacher Development (Computer Classroom Development Program)
Through these years, Linda also discovered the joy of running. Linda became the USA Track & Field Mid-Atlantic States Master of the Year at 42 years old. Over the years she won or placed in many events – From Broad Street 10 Miler to the Phila. Distance Run where her P.R. was 1.25.33. She placed in the top 25 women overall. Linda picked up a tennis racket at 62 years old, and has not put it down. She was also an active member of the South Jersey Athletic Running Club.
LIN-MARK SPORTS Continues to grow in competitive development and excellence in the hands of Linda and Mark Toretsky – synonymous with LIN-MARK Sports, a top sports timing company in which they never stop working to set it above others. It is their work ethic. From local to national level sporting events LIN-MARK will bring the same success to your event.