Grass doesn't grow under Clark Hindelang's feet. From selling lightbulbs door to door as a youngster in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia, dipping ice cream, busing tables, managing popular restaurants, owning several retail stores, a public school teacher, several part time summer jobs when not teaching, and most recently to logging over 100,000 miles driving this past year, Clark's Hindelang Car Service continues to grow at a record pace surpassing 1,200 customers. "I call myself the driving fool. I am finally getting paid to sit down!"
In 2018, Clark Hindelang retired from teaching in the Atlantic City, NJ School District after close to 20 years. Clark taught Middle School Social Studies, Personal Finance Planning for graduating high school seniors, and taught Kindergarten one year when there was an emergency opening. Clark was known as Mr. H and Coach H as he also coached Varsity Softball and Boys Varsity Basketball. "I was bored a few months after I retired and decided to start a driving business literally on a whim."
Clark obtained his B.S. in Political Science and teaching certification in 1999 from Stockton University in Pomana, New Jersey. He also attended Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia.
Clark and his wife, Andrea, have been married for 18 years and reside in Margate. Each has 3 grown children from a previous marriage. Andrea was an elementary school teacher for 32 years and recently retired in June, 2022.
Jim Murray and Clark met 19 years ago and are close friends. Jim is semi-retired, is an avid sportsman and can be found on the tennis courts or on the water riding his jet ski. Jim is also quite handy in the kitchen and operates a sideline handyman business. Jim drives on a regular basis. Jim has twin 21-year old's; Noah attends Rowan University and Riley is at Jim's alma mater, Villanova University.
Maryann McElroy is a Margate native, has two grown daughters and two grandchildren. She is a busy lady working in Ocean City, NJ with the fire department. Maryann is a popular local radio personality, and hosts many community functions.
Noah Murray is our newest driver. Noah is a graduate of Ocean City High School and attends Rowan University.
He will be working part time in between life guarding and training to become a firefighter and EMT
Jack Zoltek is Clark's stepson and helps out when needed.
Clark, Jim, Maryann, Noah and Jack are avid Philly Sports fans and follow the Phillies, Eagles, 76ers, and Flyers.
Clark is a 28 year continuous friend of Bill W.
All of them thank you for your support!