May 3, 2018
Chris Clark, head golf coach at East Central Community College in Decatur since 2011, has been named Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Golf Co-Coach of the Year for 2017-18.
A native of Decatur and former all-state golfer at ECCC, Clark led his 2017-18 Warrior golf team to a fourth-place finish in the MACJC Conference/State Tournament, a third-place finish in the National Junior College Athletic Association District D Tournament, and a trip to the NJCAA National Championship to be played May 21-24 at GlenLakes Golf Club in Foley, Ala.
It will be the first time an ECCC golf team has participated in the national championship tournament.
Clark is a workforce development coordinator at ECCC.
Clark’s father, the late Joe Clark, was named MACJC Golf Coach of the Year in 2001. He started the East Central golf program and served as coach for 30 years.