HERBERT CLARK NAMED GIRLS TRACK COACH
Herbert Clark, a respected teacher and coach, has been named Head Girls Track Coach
at Hewitt-Trussville High School.
Clark comes to Trussville City Schools from G.W. Carver High School where he taught
Math and served as Head Track Coach. He holds a Bachelors in Mathematics from
Alabama State, a Masters in Secondary Mathematics, and a Masters in Educational
Leadership from UAB. He is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Auburn University. At
Carver Coach Clark was a part of the teaching teams for the Academies of Engineering
and Health Sciences.
Clark has 13 years of coaching experience. He coached for seven years in Middle School
(Wilkerson Middle, Whatley K-8, and Hayes K-8) and six years in High School (Woodlawn
and G.W. Carver). He has coached one middle school championship team and two high
school championship teams. His squads have won numerous City Invitationals and Relay
Championships. Throughout the years, many of his athletes have signed college
From Herbert Clark:
"I am excited about the opportunity that the administration and the Hewitt-Trussville family
have given me. I look forward to assisting Coach Dobbs in the continuance of building a
championship tradition academically and athletically."
From Trussville City Schools Athletics Director Lance Walker:
"With all of our sports we are looking to surround our students with the best people we
can that will support them in every facet. Coach Clark has a reputation for developing
champions both on and off the track. We are excited to welcome him and his family to
Trussville. Hewitt-Trussville Track and Field has a proud history and I know Coach Clark
will have a positive impact on our program"
From Hewitt-Trussville Head Boys Track and Field Coach David Dobbs:
"We are fortunate to get a person of Coach Clark's caliber here at Hewitt-Trussville. He is
highly respected in the Birmingham and State track community. He has produced many
all-state athletes as well as many medal winners. I am confident that he will have many of
our athletes at elite level also."
Clark and his wife Natalie have been married for six years and they have three sons:
Herbert III, Nathan Scott, and Carter James.