Grad Aims for Coaching Career

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

James Clark was the head baseball coach at Spoon River College for the 2010 and 2011 seasons and recently stepped down as the head baseball coach at Eureka College… to continue his pursuit of a Master’s Degree in sports management at Western Illinois University. Clark, who played baseball for Post 727 and the Tigers before he continued his playing career at Knox College, said it was only natural he became a head baseball coach.

Clark, a 2009 Knox graduate who played mainly first base and designated hitter, said he settled on the idea of being a head baseball coach when he was a member of the Jami Isaacson-led Prairie Fire. “I wanted to do something in athletics and throughout college I decided to coach,” he said. “Coach Isaacson let me pick his brain about the game and told me how to go about getting a job…” Read more…