Ryan Clark

Manager; Collegiate Transition & Identification Events

  • Birthplace: Vancouver
  • Hometown: Port Moody
  • Citizenship: Canadian
  • Years with Whitecaps FC: 6
  • Certifications: Degree in Marketing & Public Relations from Univ. of Illinois, Canadian Management Centre Certification through Simon Fraser Univ. in business strategic planning, Sport for Life 501-working with athletes with disabilities, completed Aboriginal Coaching Modules training, Respect in Sport Leader Program
  • Playing Experience: Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club
  • Coaching Experience: Served as interim national tennis coach for Egypt based in Cairo in prep for African Games, Pan American Games tennis Head Coach for Canada
  • Key Successes to Date: As of spring 2020; have worked with WFC players in earning over $23+ million in 4-year scholarships for club families
  • Most Memorable Soccer Moment: During my son’s first-ever outdoor soccer game as a 4-year-old, ran and jumped into my arms after the game and said “this is the greatest, I want to play again”
  • Favourite Player: Didier Drogba and Adama Diarra
  • What you enjoy doing outside of soccer: At the end of long work day listening to great music