Photo credits to Chad Goddard Photography
Matt Clarke joined the Calgary Jr. A Mustangs coaching staff in December of 2016 and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and education.
Previously, Matt played 4 years with the Ontario Hockey League in his hometown of London, Ontario with the London Knights, where he was named the team's Scholastic Player of the Year 3 straight academic years from 2007 to 2009. While with the Knights, he was also named assistant captain for 2 seasons from 2007 to 2009. Once he completed his major junior career, he went on to play two years in the minors with the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL and a period of time with the Lake Erie Monsters of the AHL.
After his final year in the minors in 2010-11, Matt pursued his secondary education at the University of Western Ontario, where he achieved his degree in chemical engineering. His continued passion for hockey accompanied his desire for education, which had him competing with the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Western Mustangs for two years. In his two years with the Western Mustangs, he was once again one of the top student-athletes in the country, being named to the 2014 CIS Academic All-Canadian team for the 2014 season to go along with 2 All-OUA All-Star nods. Matt currently works as a engineer with ATCO Gas in Calgary, AB.
Matt has spent 6 years coaching, teaching and training with Total Package Hockey in London, Ontario. Additionally, Clarke worked for 3 years with the University of Western Ontario hockey school, leading and instructing hockey.
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