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Mat Clark
Mat Clark

Mat Clark

Mat Clark enters his sixth season as the strength and condition coach for Arkansas men’s and women’s track and field and cross country teams.

A 2009 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Clark excelled as one of the top decathletes for the Panthers, earning three All-America honors and a spot at the 2008 Olympic Trials under the guidance of current Razorback assistant coach Travis Geopfert.

2016 saw several of Clark train several current and former Razorbacks, including Jarrion Lawson, Omar McLeod and Clive Pullen to national success at the USATF and Jamaica National Olympic Trials.

Clark assisted the trio not only to success within their respective country championships but also to success at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – McLeod racing to a gold medal in the 110 hurdles.

Originally from Ames, Iowa, Clark currently resides in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Specialty

  • Weight loss/gain
  • Strength Training
  • Sports Performance
  • Injury prevention/rehab
  • Olympic lifting

Education-Certifications

  • BS Biology – University of Iowa
  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

Sports training

  • Track and Field
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country
  • Olympic Lifting