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Dr. Tommy Clark

Tommy Clark, founder of Grassroot Soccer

Tommy Clark, a pediatrician and Executive Director of Grassroot Soccer, conceived the idea for Grassroot Soccer after living in Zimbabwe. Born in Scotland where his Dad played for the Scottish national team, he then moved to Zimbabwe at age 14. After playing soccer at Dartmouth College in the United States he returned to Zimbabwe to teach English and play professional soccer. After several years playing soccer he returned to Dartmouth medical school. As a resident he was named resident teacher of the year twice. He is winner of the American Academy of Pediatrics Annie Dyson Child Advocacy Award. He is winner of the Dartmouth College Martin Luther King Junior award.  Click here to visit his website

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