|Title:||Director of Athletics/Head Coach Men's Basketball|
Clinton enters his 22nd year as the head coach of the Chargers with a 308-311 career record and a 158-137 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) record.. He has led the program to three CACC Championships and four twenty-win seasons. He is a three-time recipient of the CACC Coach of the Year Award and is a past recipient of the All-Metropolitan Coach of the Year Award. Prior to Dominican's membership in the NCAA, Clinton guided two teams to the NAIA National Tournament.
During the 1995-1996 season, Coach Clinton led
his team to its best record since 1975-1976, finishing 22-9 overall
and earned the program's first NAIA nationally top 25
ranking. For his efforts he was named the CACC Coach of the
Year and the All-Metropolitan Coach of the Year.
In addition to his coaching duties, Clinton is also Dominican's Director of Athletics and director of the highly successful Dominican College Boys and Girls Basketball Camps and Clinics. In 1996, he was recognized as the CACC Administrator of the Year. Since coming to Dominican in 1989, Clinton has overseen an athletic department that has grown from five sports to 12 sports and made the transition from an NAIA school to an NCAA Division II member. During his tenure Dominican College sports have won 34 CACC Championships, 10 NAIA Championship appearances, 2 ECAC Championships, earned seven NCAA Regional Tournament appearances and one NCAA Championship appearance. In 2004 a local newspaper declared Dominican Athletic programs as one of the best in the tri-state area.
Clinton spent his collegiate career at Union College (NY) where he scored over a thousand points and earned a BA in English in 1983. As a scholastic player, he was a star point guard at Albertus Magnus High School (NY) and is in his alma mater's Hall of Fame.
Coach Clinton and his wife, Marybeth, have five children: Tara, Joey, Laura, Kelly and Erin. He and his family reside in Pearl River, NY.
Career Coaching Statistics
|1991-1992||Dominican College||15-15||8-4||CACC Tournament Participants
|1992-1993||Dominican College||11-18||6-6||CACC Tournament Participants|
|1993-1994||Dominican College||10-22||5-9||NAIA District Tournament Participant|
|1995-1996||Dominican College||22-9||7-3||CACC Regular Season Champions, CACC Tournament Participants, CACC Coach of the Year, All-Met Coach of the Year, CACC Administrator of the Year|
|1996-1997||Dominican College||15-15||6-4||CACC Tournament Participants, Named to Men's Basketball Coaches Century Club, Honored by the Rockland COunty Coaches Association|
|1997-1998||Dominican College||21-12||4-6||CACC Tournament Participants|
|1998-1999||Dominican College||12-17||4-6||CACC Tournament Participants|
|1999-2000||Dominican College||20-14||10-4||CACC Coach of the Year, CACC Regular Season Champions, NAIA Division II National Tournament Participants|
|2000-2001||Dominican College||20-8||16-4||CACC Coach of the Year, CACC Regular Season Champions, NAIA Division II National Tournament Participants|
|2001-2002||Dominican College||14-13||12-8||CACC Tournament Participant|
|2003-2004||Dominican College||11-17||10-10||CACC Tournament Participant|
|2004-2005||Dominican College||12-18||10-10||CACC Tournament Participant|
|2005-2006||Dominican College||13-17||10-12||CACC Tournament Runner Up|
|2006-2007||Dominican College||13-15||10-10||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2007-2008||Dominican College||13-15||8-8||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2009-2010||Dominican College||14-16||10-8||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2010-2011||Dominican College||16-13||12-5||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2011-2012||Dominican College||19-9||11-7||CACC Tournament Participants|
|2012-2013||Dominican College||22-7||15-3||CACC North Division Regular Season Champions, NCAA East
Regional Tournament Participiants, CACC Tournament Semi-Finalists,
All-Met Division II Coach of the Year, CACC Coach of the Year, team
ranked as high as 20th in country in NABC Poll
|Totals||Career Coaching Wins
|Totals||Dominican College Coaching Wins||330-318|
|Totals||CACC Coaching wins||211-158|