Prior to arriving at ECU, Clark spent five years as an assistant athletic trainer at North Carolina Wesleyan, serving as the head football trainer and the primary athletic trainer for baseball.
Clark began his career in sports medicine as a student athletic trainer at Lock Haven University. After completing his undergraduate studies, he served as a graduate assistant at Ohio University during the 2001-02 season, working primarily with the Bobcats' football program. From there, he spent one season as a resident athletic trainer at Lafayette College before becoming a part of the athletic training staff at N.C. Wesleyan.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in health science from Lock Haven in 2001 and earned a master's degree in recreation and sport sciences from Ohio University in 2002. Clark is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and member of the National Athletic Trainers Association. He is also a member of the North Carolina Board of Athletic Trainer Examiners.
He is married to the former Allison Honeycutt of Wilmington, N.C.