Frank Barker begins his first season assisting the Texan and Lady Texan cross country and track and field teams. He will work primarily with the distance runners.
Coach Barker spent 39 years as a coach and teacher at Levelland Independent School District. His career in Levelland began in 1969 as an assistant football coach. He began coaching the cross country team in 1976 where he helped his teams qualify to every regional meet, except 1983, until his retirement.
In 1982 Barker took over as the head track coach for varsity girls.
After his retirement from Levelland after the 2008 school year, Coach Barker signed on to assist the cross country and track teams at Lubbock Christian University. In his two year stint at LCU Barker helped coach five athletes to the NAIA national meet and one became an all-American.
|Leeann Cardona||FR||Levelland, Texas||Levelland HS|
|Kadian Dunkley||SO||New York, New York||Clara Barton HS|
|Lisa Forsberg||SO||Talun, Sweden||Haraldsbogymnastet|
|Natoya Goule||FR||Clarendon, Jamaica||Manchester HS|
|Tiffany Matthews||FR||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||Bradley Trade School|
|Kirsten Taylor||FR||Odessa, Texas||Odessa HS|