Kingston Clark
Title: Head Boys Basketball Coach
Organization: Ware County High School
City: Waycriss
State: Georgia
Phone: 912-281-8066
Email: kclark@ware.k12.ga.us

Coach Clark is experienced in transforming struggling programs into successful ones. In 2000, he took over a program that consistently performed below average at Pierce County High School and amassed a record a 123-40 with the Pierce County Bears over five years, including three consecutive trips to the state playoffs, and a region championship and Final Four appearance (2003).

During his tenure at Pierce County, Coach Clark was twice named Region Coach of the Year. In 2005, Coach Clark accepted a major challenge by moving to Valdosta where he coached at Lowndes High School. He compiled a record of 104-51 and led his team to two region runners-up, three Sweet 16 appearances and multiple state playoffs appearances.

Coach Clark recently relocated his family to metro Atlanta, had an opportunity to build a program at Woodstock High School's. In 2015-2016 season, Coach Clark was able to take the Wolverines to their first state playoff appearance in twenty-year history of the school. The Wolverines held third place in region title. Coach Clark was also name Coach of the year. In 2017-2018 season, Coach Clark was able to lead the Wolverines into a sweet sixteen showcase. Woodstock High School held their first state playoff game at home. The Wolverines also tied a record of most wins in a regular season.

Coach Clark attained his love and experience for basketball during his high school years. In 1987 at Clinch County High School, Clark's basketball team defied the odds and won the state championship title.

He was named Georgia High School player of the year for the (1A) division. He was also nominated to the McDonald's All-American Team. He went on to attend college at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas.

He also attended the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas, where he was named most outstanding player his senior year. Clark graduated in 1991 with his Bachelor's Degree in Health and Physical Education.

He and his wife, Delamor, are the proud parents of their blended family of five: Hoarce Clark (29) a coach in Crisp County High School , daughter in-law Kimeshia Clark, a math teacher at Crisp County High School; Kingston Sharron Clark (23), member of the US Air Force; Rachael Houston (23) student at Fort Valley State University, son in-law Blake Houston, recent graduate at Fort Valley State University; Cateria S. Donaldson (18), graduating student at Woodstock High School; and Keara S. Clark (18), graduating student at Pierce County High School.

Clark and his wife are proud grandparents of Eli Allen Clark (7) and Khyler Houston (6 months). Outside of basketball, Coach Clark enjoys spending time with his family and maintaining communication with former players, many who went on to play at the collegiate level and are current coaches throughout the country.