Rick Clark ( Teacher / Assistant Principal / Athletic Director / Coach 1979 - 1988 )

A 1969 Graduate of Chandler High School, where he was a 4-sport varsity letterman (Football / Track Basketball / Baseball) for the Lions. Led the State in TD passes during his Senior year

Rick earned a total of 15 Varsity sport Letters in high school and was named Chandler High School's Outstanding All-Around Athlete after his Senior Year

Received All-State Recognition or All-State Special Recognition in Football, Baseball, and Track at Chandler High School

Attended SEOSU (Durant) where he received College Varsity Letters in football and baseball and was named to the All-District and All-Region College Baseball Team ( 1975 )

Received B.S. Degree from SEOSU in Durant (1975) and was named as one of the Top 5 graduating student athletes

Rick's first coaching position out of college was as an Assistant Football Coach and Track Coach at Wynnewood High School in 1975. Rick eventually became the Head Football Coach at Wynnewood in 1977, staying there until accepting the same position at Purcell in the Spring of 1979

Head Football Coach at Purcell for 9 seasons (1979 - 1987) where he compiled a record of (75 - 33), which makes him the 3rd winningest head football coach ever for the Dragons. Also served as Assistant Principal, Athletic Director, Strength Coach, and Driver's Ed Instructor during his stay at PHS

While at Purcell, Rick coached 7 District Championship teams, 4 Bi-District Championship Teams, 3 State Quarter-Finalists Teams, and 1 State-Semi-Finalist Team ( 1985 )

In one 5 year span ( 1982 - 86 ), his PHS teams went ( 54 - 9 ) and won 10 playoff games

Head Football coach of the first undefeated, no tie, team in PHS history ( 1986 )

Recognized as the winningest post-season Head Football Coach in PHS Football History with 11 playoff victories

Two-time Daily Oklahoman Little All-City Football Coach of the Year while at the helm of the Dragons

Named as Head Football Coach of the 1983 West Squad in the Annual Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Football Game

Named as Head Football Coach of the 1986 Oklahoma Team vs Texas in the Annual Oil Bowl contest

Left Purcell in the Spring of 1988 to become the Head Football Coach at Pauls Valley High School.

After one season at Pauls Valley, Rick left to become the Head Football Coach at Chickasha

Coached 9 All-State Football Players, 3 Oil Bowl Players, 22 All-Star Powerlifting Lifters, and 32 players who went on to play football in college

Recognized as "District Coach of the Year" eight times in his career, along with being selected as Region 5 Coach of the Year once

Career High School Football Coaching Record of ( 98 - 63 )