Dennis Clark is known and respected throughout the Midwest for his coaching accomplishments at KCC. The Cavaliers have produced 1,089 victories in Clark's 31 years as KCC head coach. With an overall record of 1,089-333, Clark is currently fourth overall among active coaches. In Coach Clark's 31 years as head coach, his teams have produced 36 NJCAA All-Americans and 16 NJCAA Academic All-Americans.
Coach Clark's Cavaliers have made it to Region IV Championship 23 of the last 24 years. They have advanced to the national tournament by claiming the regional tournament title in 1993, 1995, 1997, and each year from 1999 to 2013.
In 2001 and 2004, Clark was named national 'Coach of the Year by the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association. He was inducted into the Region IV Hall of Fame in 2007.
Before becoming head coach, Clark was KCC's assistant softball coach for three years. He also served for 19 years as assistant coach of the KCC men's basketball team.
In high school, Clark played basketball, baseball, and golf for Westview High School in Kankakee. He has a bachelor's degree in recreation administration from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. At KCC he also is director of the college Fitness Center.
He and his wife, Linda, reside in Bourbonnais. Their children are Lora and Debbie. The Clarks also have two grandsons, Noah, who is 10 and A.J. who is 2 years old.