|Date of birth:||1906|
|Date of death:||May 11, 1983|
|Place of death:||Shenandoah, Pennsylvania|
Nork was raised in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. He attended Georgetown University where he was a star in both football and basketball. He played halfback for the football team and was selected by Charles E. Parker of the New York Evening Telegram as a third-team halfback on the 1927 All-America team. He played at the forward position for the basketball team. He was the leading scorer on the 1926–27 Georgetown Hoyas men's basketball team and captain of the 1927–28 team that compiled a 12–1 record.
Nork later worked for 40 years as a teacher, football and basketball coach, and athletic director at Shenandoah High School in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, Garfield High School, Seton Hall Preparatory School, and Pope Pius High School in New Jersey.
- "Gibby Welch Named Again On Star Team". The Pittsburgh Press: p. 18. December 4, 1927. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/6939678/gibby_welch_named_again_on_star_team/. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
- "Bob Nork". Georgtown Basketball Hall of Fame. http://www.hoyabasketball.com/features/top100/b_nork.htm. Retrieved August 23, 2019.
- "Robert Nork, ex-coach, college, pro football score". Pottsville (PA) Republican: p. 16. July 11, 1983. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/35192150/obituary_for_robert_p_nork/.
- "Garfield Honors 'Bob Nork'". Shenandoah Evening Herald: p. 10. June 15, 1968. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/35192030/garfield_honors_bob_nork/.
- "Bob Nork was something else". The Herald-News: p. A20. July 21, 1984. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/35192058/bob_nork_was_something_else/.