JOE CLARK, VICE PRESIDENT OF SPURS SPORTS ACADEMY

Entering his 35th season with the Spurs ... began his career with the Spurs as a sales intern in 1985 ... today oversees the Spurs Sports Academy which exists to develop young athletes while inspiring lifelong memories and building character through competition... the Academy offers a variety of youth athletic engagement programs in San Antonio & Austinthat include basketball, soccer and Jr NBA events...led the ticket sales, premium and season ticket services as well as the ticket operations departments from 1992-2017 ... oversees the year-round Spurs Basketball Camps that have been in place for over 45 years, these camps range from half-day camp sessions, to holiday camp workouts and 10-plus weekly summer camp sessions ... the summer camps attract over 1,500 boys and girls ages 6-17 ... introduced the Spurs Tournament Series which hosts competitive basketball tournaments year round for boys and girls youth travel teams by hosting 10-12 weekend basketball tournaments in San Antonio and Austin throughout the yearincluding the Spurs Nationals Tournament in late June each year hosting 500+ teams from around the world and over 10,000 visitors to San Antonio...has twice coordinated relocation efforts for Spurs ticket holders (from the HemisFair Arena to the Alamodome in 1993 and from the Alamodome to the AT&T Center in 2002 as well as during the ATT Center renovation during summer of 2015) ... continues to work with the famous Baseline Bums ... a native of Janesville, Wisconsin ... received his bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a master’s in sports management from Western Illinois University ... a member with the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the Knights of Columbus, Men’s ACTS and TMIY community with Holy Trinity Church and AAU Basketball Coach....mentors as a Big Brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program ... serves on the board for Baylor University’s S3 program (sports, sales and sponsorship) & Positive Coaching Alliance and volunteers with the Alfred D. Hughes Unit Prison is Gatesville, TX ... is a graduate of Greater San Antonio & Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Leadership San Antonio Class #34 and served as a steering committee member for LSA Class #38 ... he and wife, Linda, have two daughters and a son, 27-year-old Kelsey Mire, 24-year-old Alyssa and 20-year-old AJ ... enjoys running, golf, reading, yard work and spending time with family, including two dogs Wrigley & NOLA.

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