head coach Pat Skerry began assembling his coaching staff prior to the 2011-12
season, the first call he made was to his former Rhode Island colleague, Kevin
thrilled to have Kevin here with us." Skerry says. "He's the
consummate professional. He's been a head coach at the Division I and the Division
III level. He has a wealth of experience with recruiting contacts on the
Eastern Seaboard and throughout the country. Moreover, he's an excellent
teacher, he's extremely organized and he's a good friend."
A native of
Stamford, Conn., Clark has been a key figure on the college basketball scene
for almost three decades, working at five different Division I schools in the
BIG EAST, Atlantic 10, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference and the Patriot
in his second year with the Tigers, came to Towson after a seven-year stint as
an assistant at the University of Rhode Island. During his tenure the Rams
compiled a 129-97 record that included three trips to the National Invitation
Tournament and a berth in the 2011 College Basketball Invitational Tournament.
URI completed its fourth straight 20-plus win season in 2010-11 with a 20-14
Rhode Island, Clark was the associate head coach at St. John's from 1998-2003.
He helped the Red Storm to a 114-78 record that included the 2003 NIT championship.
Clark was named St. John's interim head coach on December 20, 2003 and coached
the Red Storm for the remainder of the season.
In his first season at St. John’s, the Red Storm posted a 28-9 record and
reached the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament. In 1999-2000, the Red
Storm turned in another impressive season, winning the BIG EAST championship
and earning another berth in the NCAA Tournament.
After going 14-15 in 2000-01, St. John’s bounced back with a 20-12 campaign the
following season, earning their third NCAA Tournament berth in four seasons.
The 2002-03 season saw the Red Strom defeat Georgetown, 70-67, to win the NIT
Clark took over as interim head coach in the middle of the 2003-04 season and
guided St. John’s to wins over UCLA at Madison Square Garden and Georgetown.
first run in the Atlantic 10 was as an assistant coach at George Washington
(1993-97). The Colonials compiled a 78-45 (.634) mark that included the best
record in school history (24-9) during the 1997-98 season. On Clark's watch, GW
captured two Atlantic 10 championships and earned two NCAA tournament bids.
1991-94, Clark was an assistant coach at Fairfield University. He was the head
coach at his alma mater, Clark University, from 1987-91, guiding the Cougars to
the 1988 NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Championship on the strength of a
20-7 record. In four seasons as the Cougars’ head coach, he led Clark to a
He was an
assistant basketball coach at Clark from 1984-87, serving in a dual capacity as
head men's and women's track coach as well. He launched his basketball coaching
career at Holy Cross, where he was a Crusaders' assistant coach during the
graduate of Clark University with a degree in sociology, he was a three-time
All-American, four-year starter and two-year captain for the Cougars. As a
senior, Clark was chosen as the New England Division III Player of the Year by
the ECAC and United Press International. During his playing career, he led the
Cougars to four NCAA Division III Tournament appearances and his teams reached
the national quarterfinals twice.
The fourth-leading scorer in school history with 1,605 points, Clark still
holds school records for rebounds (1,447), rebounding average (14.4) and field
goal percentage (.600). On January 28, 1995, he was inducted into Clark
University's Athletic Hall of Fame.
September, 2003, Clark was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of