Mary Ellen Clark

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Mary Ellen Clark
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Born December 25, 1962 (1962-12-25) (age 54)

Mary Ellen Clark (born December 25, 1962) is an American diver who won Olympic bronze medals in diving at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics.


Clark attended Radnor High School, in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She received her B.S. in Health and Physical Education from Pennsylvania State University and her M.S. in Health and Physical Education from Ohio State University. She has been the Head Diving Coach at Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College since 2004, and is the diving coach at Amherst Regional High School (Amherst, Massachusetts). She is also a motivational speaker and personal trainer. In 2008, Clark received New England Small College Athletic Conference Diving Coach of the Year honors, as well as NCAA Division III Diving Coach of the Year honors. She also coached 3 Amherst College divers to NCAA Division III Nationals qualifications in the 2007-2008 season, and one of her divers, Kai Robinson, was the 2008 NCAA Division III Men's National Diving Champion on both the 1 and 3 meter boards. She coached the Wellesley College diving team beginning in the 2012 school year through the 2014 season.


Clark was "voted one of the top-10 women athletes in the country by the United States Olympic Committee in 1996" [1] by the USOC. Clark's career also includes a stint as a member of the United States National Diving Team since 1996. She was also a three-time member of the United States Pan American Team and a seven-time National Champion.

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