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Carly Clarke was named the Head Coach of the Ryerson Rams women's basketball team in June, 2012. The 2019-20 season would bring the Rams 13th straight playoff appearance, a record setting 18 regular season wins, and 4th trip to the USports National Championships in Clarke's eight seasons at the helm.
Clarke guided the Rams to a record setting season in 2015-16, winning the first OUA championship in Ryerson history. The Rams also became the first Ryerson team, in any sport, to appear in a national championship final where they finished with the silver medal.
Currently in her 9th year coaching with Canada Basketball, Clarke has had success at every age group. Earning medals at multiple FIBA Americas and FIBA World Cup events, including: Bronze at 2012 u17 Women's World Championships, Gold at 2016 u16 FIBA Americas Championships, Bronze at 2017 u19 Women's World Championships. Clarke is now an assistant coach with the Olympic team, who have qualified for the 2020 Toyko Olympics.
As an athlete, Clarke played five seasons with Bishop's where she helped the Gaiters to a QSSF championship and fifth-place finish at the CIS Final 8 in 2004. The former academic all-Canadian, who completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology, also topped the nation in 2004 in three-point field-goal shooting percentage.