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Mat Clark

Current Title: Olympic Strength & Conditioning Coach  (M&W Track & Field/Cross Country) since 2017

Education:
University of Northern Iowa, 2009 – BA in Biology
University of Arkansas, 2019 – Med. in Physical Education

Did You Know: Mat competed in the decathlon and heptathlon as a student-athlete at Northern Iowa … Was a three-time All-American (heptathlon, 2008. decathlon 2008 & 2009) and seven-time Missouri Valley All-Conference performer, including 2009 conference champion in the decathlon … Competed in 2008 Olympic Trials in the decathlon … Was a two-time, first team Academic All-America (2008, 2009) and was a 2009 NCAA postgraduate scholarship winner

Favorite Razorback Moment: Jarrion Lawson winning the 100, 200, and long jump at the NCAA outdoor championships in 2016.

Previous Jobs Held:

University of Arkansas: Director of O’Mara Performance Center Weight Room (2021-present)
University of Arkansas: Promoted to Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for both Men’s and Women’s Track/Cross Country (2017
University of Arkansas: -Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for Men’s Track/Cross Country (2014-17)
University of Arkansas: Track and Field Volunteer Assistant Coach (2011-12)

Hometown: Ames, IA

Family: Wife – Abby; Daughter – Adeline; Son – Ford