Joe Clark, VP, Youth Sports
Entering his 32nd season with the Spurs, Joe has served in various vital roles within the Spurs organization since beginning his career as a Spurs Sales Intern. Today, he is responsible for all ticket sales, premium & season ticket services as well as the Ticket Operations Departments and Youth Sports & Franchise Programs.
He has led the organization’s drive to put “fans first” by recognizing the longevity of Spurs season ticket holders with the introduction of the successful Tenure Based Recognition Program. This effort ensuring a great fan experience is executed by a team of 14 Service Professionals that work in Guest Services and serve Suite, Courtside, Charter, Plaza and Fan Zone Season Ticket Members. Joe also manages and leads several teams including an experienced group of 30 season ticket sales executives that consistently provide a first class outing and great seats for the Spurs, Rampage and Stars games. In addition, he leads the team of 10 ticket operations and database Staff responsible for the individual game ticket sales & ticket administration. He has twice coordinated relocation efforts for Spurs ticket holders (Hemisfair Arena to Alamodome in 1993 and Alamodome to AT&T Center in 2002). Joe also oversees the Spurs Summer Basketball Camps that have been in place for over 40 years and attract more than 1,500 boys and girls ages 6-17 each summer. He also helped introduce the Spurs Tournament Series which hosts competitive basketball tournaments year round for boys and girl’s youth travel teams.
A native of Janesville, Wisconsin, Joe received his Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a Master’s in Sports Management from Western Illinois University. He is a member of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Knights of Columbus, Men’s Acts and TMIY community with Holy Trinity Church and is a AAU Basketball Coach. He mentors as a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and serves on the board for Baylor University’s S3 program (Sports, Sales and Sponsorship) and the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation. He also is currently a member of SA Sports and Business Alliance, a graduate of the Greater San Antonio & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Leadership San Antonio Class #34 and has served as a steering committee member for LSA Class #38.
He and his wife, Linda, have two daughters, Kelsey (24), Alyssa (21) and a son, AJ (17). He enjoys running, golf, reading, yard work and spending time with family, including his two dogs.
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