Clearman, a native of Bettendorf, Iowa, enters his first season as the assistant men's basketball coach and Head Men's Cross Country coach. Clearman comes from Oklahoma Panhandle State in Goodwell, Okla., where he served as the assistant men's basketball coach for the 2018-19 season. In his lone season, Clearman, along with Coombs, guided OPSU to a 16-14 overall record and earned the program a conference playoff berth for the first time since the 2005-06 season.
Clearman was a four-year letterman at Missouri Western from 2014-18. He finished his career first in 3-point field goals made (233), first in games played and started (111 & 84), second in steals (128), second in all-time scoring (1,063 points), second in field goals made (361), third in assists (240) and sixth in rebounding (321 rebounds).