Clark College welcomes new men’s basketball coach

Men's basketball coach Alex Kirk

Alex Kirk

A men’s basketball coach with experience at the collegiate and high school levels and the renowned Dan Dickau Basketball Academy, Alex Kirk has been named men’s basketball coach at Clark College.

Kirk served as director of basketball operations at the University of Portland, where he handled the day-to-day operations for the men’s basketball program. Most recently, Kirk served as the head coach for the King’s Way Christian Knights. In his first season as coach, the team won its first league title in school history, finishing conference play 11-1 and advancing to the Washington state semifinals. Kirk served as an assistant coach at Mountain View High School while doubling as a lead trainer and coach for the Dan Dickau Basketball Academy, where he coached and trained elite high school, college and professional players from across the Pacific Northwest.

A basketball standout at Prosser High School, Kirk played at Washington State University for legendary head coach Dick Bennett. Kirk earned an associate degree from Columbia Basin College, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Portland, and a master’s degree from Concordia University in Irvine, California.