Coaches

Mike Clark
Head Strength & Conditioning
College:
Ottawa University
Hometown:
Wichita, KS
Experience:
5

Named to his current position on January 22, 2004, Mike Clark joined the Seahawks in his first stint in the National Football League after 24 years of service coaching collegiate athletes in strength, conditioning and nutrition.

 

Clark came to Seattle from Texas A&M, where he spent 14 seasons as the head strength and conditioning coach, adding the title of assistant athletic director in 2000. During his tenure with the Aggies, Clark helped develop current Seahawks defensive lineman Rocky Bernard (1997-01) and Seahawks’ linebackers coach Zerick Rollins.

 

A 2003 inductee into the USA Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall of Fame, Clark was twice named Strength Coach of the Year in 1993 and 2000. Also in 2000, he was the president of the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association.

Named to his current position on January 22, 2004, Mike Clark joined the Seahawks in his first stint in the National Football League after 24 years of service coaching collegiate athletes in strength, conditioning and nutrition.

Clark came to Seattle from Texas A&M, where he spent 14 seasons as the head strength and conditioning coach, adding the title of assistant athletic director in 2000. During his tenure with the Aggies, Clark helped develop current Seahawks defensive lineman Rocky Bernard (1997-01) and Seahawks’ linebackers coach Zerick Rollins.


A 2003 inductee into the USA Strength and Conditioning Coaches Hall of Fame, Clark was twice named Strength Coach of the Year in 1993 and 2000. Also in 2000, he was the president of the Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association.

 

During Seattle’s Super Bowl XL run in 2005, his regimen earned the “Colonel” American Football Monthly’s NFL Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year award.

 

Before joining the Texas A&M coaching staff, he was head strength and conditioning coach at Southern California (1988-89), Oregon (1983-87), Kansas (1982), and Wyoming (1981). After two years as a graduate assistant at Kansas (1977-78), Clark coached linebackers and served as defensive coordinator at Topeka (Kan.) High School (1979-80).


A graduate of Ottawa University where he played center, Clark earned his B.S. in Physical Education and minored in Biology in 1977.


Born August 22, 1954 in Wichita, Kansas, Mike and his wife, Kris, have three children, Matthew, J.J. and Alicia.

 

Career History:


1977-78  Kansas: Graduate Assistant


1979-80  Topeka HS: Defensive Coordinator/LBs)


1981       Wyoming: Head Coach/S&C


1982       Kansas: Head Coach/S&C


1983-88  Oregon: Head Coach/S&C


1988-89  USC: Head Coach/S&C


1990-00  Texas A&M: Head Coach/S&C


2000-03  Texas A&M: Asst/AD for S&C


2004-       Seattle Seahawks: Head Strength & Conditioning

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