Nat Clark enters his sixth straight and 12th overall season as the Assistant Head Coach of the Husson football program in 2018. Clark also serves as the team’s special teams coordinator and offensive line coach, roles he has held since 2013 and is in his 19th season of coaching football.
Clark served in the same roles for the Husson football program from 2003-2008. He also served as Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services from 2004-2009.
In 2016, Clark earned ECFC Assistant Coach of the Year honors for the first time in his career after helping lead the Eagles to a school record 9-2 mark and the program’s second ever appearance in the NCAA DIII Championship Tournament, after falling in their first-game of the season to #14 Alfred, 35-28, the Eagles reeled off nine-consecutive wins, a school-record, including a perfect 7-0 mark in conference play for the second time in the last three seasons. He coached an offensive line unit that allowed the team to score a league best 57 touchdowns and 40 points per game and paved the way for an offense that set 13 single-season school records.
In 2015, Clark coached an offensive line that led the conference and ranked fourth nationally in sacks allowed (4). The offensive line led the way for an offense that set single-season records for total offense (4,206), points scored (374), and passing touchdowns (24).
Clark coached Alex Young and Matt Archer to first team All-ECFC honors in 2014. Young was named ECFC Offensive Lineman of the Year and a USA College Football Division III first team All-American. The Eagles averaged an ECFC-best 374.7 yards per contest in total offense, including league-highs in per game average for rushing (225.2) and points (31.4).
Prior to returning to Husson in January 2013, Clark served as an Assistant Football Coach at Bangor High School for four seasons from 2009-2012. Bangor reached the Class A State Championship game during the 2009 and 2010 seasons. While at Bangor, Clark also served as a Physical Education teacher.
Clark began his coaching career at Bangor High School assisting current Husson head coach Gabby Price in 2000, Price’s last year at Bangor High School. He then assisted one more year at Bangor in 2001 before coming to Husson in 2002.
Clark is a native of Bangor where he attended Bangor High School, graduating in 1995. At Bangor, he played for head coach Gabby Price. He was captain of both the football and basketball teams.
Clark then spent a post-graduate year at Bridgton Academy graduating in 1996. At Bridgton, he was a member of the Wolverine football program under head coach Rick Marcella.
Clark then moved on to the University of Maine graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education. He was a four year member of the football program where he played on the offensive line. He was a letterwinner for head coach Jack Cosgrove. Clark earned his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership in the Spring of 2012.
Clark and his wife Jill have been married for 15 years and have 3 children, Max (12), Landon (11) and Avery (9). The Clark’s reside in Bangor where Jill is a 1st Grade teacher in the Bangor School system.