As Director of Team Administration, Grant Clark oversees the team’s preseason training camps, team travel, scheduling and administrative issues. He works closely with the coaching staff and players in the day-to-day operation of the team.
Clark came to Sounders FC after serving as a long-time soccer executive involved in many soccer related organizations, including as an account executive for the Universal Sports Group, a professional coaching service provider. Clark also spent the previous five years with U.S. Club Soccer as Western Regional Manager. From 1995 through 1999, Clark worked as Director of Business and Team Administration for the San Jose Clash/ Earthquakes, acting as the primary financial and administrative liaison within the team and Major League Soccer.
From 2002 through 2008, Grant served as the Director of Coaching for the Bainbridge Island Soccer Club and was also named Boys Coach of the Year. He holds a U.S. Soccer Federation “A” level coaching license. Grant is a graduate of UCLA, where he played under former Sounders Head Coach Sigi Schmid, served as the team captain and was the three-time recipient of the team’s Most Inspirational Player Award. He currently resides on Bainbridge Island with his wife, Dawn, and children Ian, Andria and Skye.