Steve Clark enters his 30th season as the head coach of the Wesley men’s soccer program in 2020-21 after taking over the program in 1990.
Honors / Accomplishments as head coach
- 288 wins, 20th among active coaches in Division III
- G.R. Cannon played for D.C. United of Major League Soccer
- 12 Conference Tournament appearances (five PAC, five CAC, two AEC)
- 10 ECAC Championship Tournament appearances
- 2004 ECAC Champions / 2017 ECAC POD Championship/Final Four
- Two-time conference runners-up
- 68 All-Conference selections
- 10 All-Region selections
- Marshall Downes, 1994
- Lou Shannon, 1998
- Chris Wright, 2001
- G.R. Cannon, 2002
- Derek Roberts-Dukes, 2003, 2004
- Andrew Tescione, 2005
- Edward Hunt, 2006
- Craig Taswell, 2008
- Nick Talarico, 2008
- Chimobli Ikwaugua, 2017
- Matt Dina, 2018
- One PAC Player of the Year
- Derek Roberts-Dukes, 2004
- Three Conference Rookies of the Year
- Trevor Zimmer, 2002
- Will Mileski, 2013
- Adrian Coverdale, 2015
- Two Conference Coach of the Year awards (1990, 2008)
- Three college head coaches
- Set the school record for wins (14 – 2004, 2006, 2016-17)
- 2018 Tied NCAA 25 year record for greatest improvement from one year to the next.
- 20 of 28 teams finish with a record above .500
- 57 Academic All-CAC honorees
Notable Games as head coach
- Sept. 11, 1990: First win as head coach 3-1 v Division I Univ. of Md. – Eastern Shore
- Sept. 1993: 2-1 win over Division I University of Delaware Blue Hens
- Oct. 28, 1993: 2-0 win over No. 13 ranked Stockton
- Nov. 13, 2004 Down 3 goals 17 minutes to play team upsets Franklin & Marshall
- Nov. 14, 2004: 3-1 win over Swarthmore in the ECAC Championship
- Nov. 5, 2008: Penalty shootout win in the CAC semifinals over No. 2 York
- Oct. 17, 2015: 2-0 shutout win over No. 13 ranked Christopher Newport
- Nov 10, 2018 ECAC South pod 1 championship win @ Stevenson Univ.
The longest tenured head coach in Wesley soccer history, Clark has been one of the best coaches in Division III and has transformed Wesley men’s soccer into a program full of success and tradition. His teams’ have taken several tours of Europe, including attending English Premier League matches and assisted the United Soccer Coaches Academy at their annual convention. He has taken pride into graduating student-athletes and turning players into leaders on-and-off the field.
Clark also served as Wesley’s Director of Athletics in the mid to late 1990’s. Clark started the women’s soccer, women’s lacrosse and cross country teams at Wesley. As Athletic Director, Wesley earned the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference President’s Cup (All-Sports Trophy) in 1998-99 as four teams won conference championships. He has been a member of the faculty and as the Director of International Programs for the College and helped several partnerships with overseas institutions and with ISEP, one of Wesley’s current study abroad programs.
The native of London, England, Clark holds an English Football Association Coaching License. He graduated from Manchester University, England in 1982 with an honors degree in Management Science. He received his Master's in Education in 1990 from Frostburg State University, Md., where he also served as an assistant soccer coach.
Clark lives with his wife Lisa and two beautiful daughters Gabrielle and Devon in Grasonville, Md.
|2003||12-5-4||.667||5-1-2||.750||PAC Tournament; ECAC Tournament|
|2004||14-7-2||.652||6-2||.750||PAC Runner Up; ECAC Southern Champions|
|2006||14-5-2||.714||6-2-1||.722||PAC Semifinals; ECAC Tournament|
|2008||11-8-3||.568||4-3-1||.562||CAC Runner Up; ECAC Tournament; CAC Coach of the Year|
|2009||12-10||.545||4-4||.500||CAC Tournament; ECAC South Runner Up|
|2011||8-7-5||.525||2-2-4||.500||CAC Tournament; ECAC Quarterfinals|
|2018**||16-5-1||.750||4-1-1||.750||ECAC Final Four; AEC Semifinals|
|2019||11-8-1||.575||4-2||.714||AEC Semifinals; ECAC First round|
** First year in Atlantic East Conference (AEC) play
*First year in Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) play
^First year in Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) play