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Wayne Larker, Head Coach
1-800-231-3752 ext. 2150
Coach Wayne Larker is now in his 29th year at Faulkner State and 28th year as head coach. His teams have posted an overall record of 832 wins and 596 losses with an outstanding winning percentage. The Chiefs under his reign have participated in post season play 22 times in 27 seasons. In those years, they have won 6 league championships and 5 state tournaments.
Over the years, the majority of his players have gone on to play at four year schools and many are currently coaching at high schools, colleges, or the professional ranks. 49 have advanced to professional ball.
Coach Larker began his college education and playing career at Long Beach Community College before moving to the University of South Alabama. There he earned a B.S. Degree in Education and Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology, while playing first base and pitching for the Jaguars. He then furthered his playing career by signing a professional contract with the California Angels in 1981.
At Faulkner State, Coach Larker also instructs Physical Education classes, and is the Fitness Coordinator for the college. In January 2008 Coach Larker was inducted into the Alabama Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame.