Clark Pearson is in his eighth year at Auburn and his second working with coach Bruce Pearl and Auburn Basketball.
Pearson spent his first six seasons as the head athletic trainer for football, overseeing the care, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries for the football team.
Pearson served as the head football athletic trainer at the University of Wisconsin for four years beginning in 2005. Prior to that, he was Assistant Athletic Trainer at the University of Oklahoma from 1997-2005.
He conducted a two-year research study while at Oklahoma in conjunction with the Gatorade Sports Science Institute -- "Salt Depletion and Cramping in Collegiate Football Players". He served on the 2001 Big 12 Athletic Training Staff of the Year.
At Wisconsin, Pearson completed a Post-Surgical Hamstring Protocol Case Report and conducted the Collegiate Lineman Type II Diabetes Study. He was a participant in the Big Ten/NFL Shoe and Surface Study.
A native of Franklin, Ky., Pearson and his wife, Nancy, have a son, Bradley, and a daughter, Katherine. He earned a bachelor's degree in sports management from the University of Kentucky in 1995, and a master's degree in human relations from Oklahoma in 1997.
He is a member of the National Athletic Trainer's Association, the Southeastern Athletic Trainers' Association and the Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association.