Joe Clarke has continued Washington University’s tradition as a soccer power, having led the Bears to a 224-106-45 (.70) record in 20 seasons. Clarke, the head coach at Saint Louis University for 14 years, was named Washington U.’s sixth men’s soccer coach in May 1997 and begins his 21st season with the Bears in 2018.
Clarke has guided the WU men’s soccer team to 19 winning seasons during his tenure on the Danforth Campus, and he has won at least 11 games in 12 of those campaigns. He has mentored five individuals to National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-America honors, as well as five Academic All-Americans during his career at Washington U.
Coaching collegiate soccer since 1983, Clarke has a US Soccer A license and the United Soccer Coaches national premier license.