Perry Clark

Perry Clark (born December 4, 1951)

Teams coached: Tulane Green Wave, Miami Hurricanes, Texas A&M-CC Islanders
Tulane record: 185-145 (.561)
Miami (FL) record: 65-54 (.546)
Texas A&M-CC record: 54-71 (.432)
Overall record: 304-270 (.530)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2013-2020 South Carolina (asst)
2007-2011 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
2000-2004 Miami (FL)
1989-2000 Tulane
1986-1988 Georgia Tech (assoc. HC)
1982-1986 Georgia Tech (asst)
1978-1982 Penn State (asst)

Perry Clark Facts

  • Perry Clark
  • Born December 4, 1951
  • Hometown: Washington, DC
  • Alma Mater: Gettysburg College (1974)
  • A DC-native, Clark attended renowned DeMatha Catholic High School before going on to nearby Gettysburg College
  • Started coaching in 1975 as an assistant at DeMatha and was hired after three years to be Dick Harter‘s assistant at Penn State
  • Joined Bobby Cremins‘ staff at Georgia Tech in 1982 as an assistant; promoted to associate head coach in 1986
  • Spent eleven seasons as the head coach at Tulane, initially hired in 1989 when the program was just being reinstated after a four-year hiatus that stemmed from a point shaving scandal
    • Clark won 185 games, went to three NCAA Tournaments and won four league titles (one Metro, three C-USA)
    • Won two national COY awards in 1992 following the Green Wave’s 22-9 finish
  • Was head coach at Miami (FL) for four seasons and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for four more
    • Took Miami to the NCAA Tournament in 2002 and NIT in 2001
  • Hired in 2013 by Frank Martin to join the coaching staff at South Carolina; was part of Gamecocks’ 2017 NCAA Final Four run
    • Announced his retirement in June 2020 after seven years at SC and over 40 years in college coaching

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