Prior to Ottawa, Clevenger was the assistant women's coach at the University of Central Missouri from 2006-08. He helped guide the Jennies for the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament in 2006 and second round in 2007. In addition, UCM won the 2007 MIAA conference title and were ranked as high as fifth in the country. Clevenger was also the assistant men's coach at San Joaquin Delta College from 2001-02.
Clevenger has a Bachelor's of Science, Kinesiology with a concentration in Human Movement Studies from San Francisco State University and a Masters of Science and Business Administration from the University of Central Missouri.