Head Athletic Trainer
The 2020-21 campaign marks Geoff Clark's 23rd NBA season, all with the Trail Blazers, and 11th as Head Athletic Trainer. Clark has been an NATA Certified Athletic Trainer for nearly three decades. A native Oregonian from Salem, Clark is a 1990 graduate from Oregon State University and also holds the CSCS credential from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His experience includes four minor league seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers and an eight-year physical therapy stint while being assigned to the CBA’s Yakima Sun Kings. His extensive volunteer work includes the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, the 1997 USA Basketball Tournament of the Americas, and time with the US Olympic Committee in 1998 and 1999. Clark earned a gold medal in 1997 with USA Basketball, was named the CBA Athletic Trainer of the Year in 1995, and also received the illustrious Joe O’Toole NBATA Athletic Trainer of the Year 2014. His tenure in basketball operations has created a multidisciplinary role with the team that includes varying sports medicine responsibilities as well as team operations. Additionally, Clark’s love for the Pacific Northwest has created a passion for the wine industry resulting in two internationally recognized wine education awards. He and his wife, Alisa, have four grown children and reside in Hillsboro.