2016 Football Coaches 
Charlie Boren
Head Coach- 5th Season

Charlie Boren is entering his fifth season on the Faulkner football coaching staff and his third as head coach.

Boren was hired as assistant head coach at Faulkner in December 2011. He took over as head coach in 2014 and has led the Eagles to an overall record of 16-6 in two seasons.  Throughout his Faulkner tenure he has worked with the running backs.

Before coming to Faulkner, Boren had a successful high school head coaching career.  He led the programs at Midfield, Montevallo, Bibb County and Saint Clair County in Alabama, as well as Newton County in Mississippi, to an overall record of 113-81.  He also had four top 10 finishes and placed 17 players on all-state teams.

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Boren earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Jacksonville State University, a master’s degree in physical education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a specialist’s degree in physical education from the University of Montevallo.

Boren and his wife Linda were married in 1983, and they have three grown children - Blake, Ashlyn, and Meagan -  and four grandchildren.

 
Blake Boren
Asst. Head Coach & Offensive Coordinator- 5th Season

Blake Boren is entering his seventh season on the Faulkner football coaching staff and his third as assistant head coach and offensive coordinator.

Boren started his coaching career at Faulkner in 2007.  He spent two seasons as a student assistant with Faulkner’s first two football teams.  In 2009 he was hired as an assistant coach at Hoover High School, and in 2011 he was hired as offensive coordinator at Newton County High School.  In 2012 he returned to Faulkner as an assistant coach.  In 2014 he was promoted to assistant head coach and offensive coordinator.  Throughout his tenure at Faulkner he has worked with receivers, and since his return in 2012 he has served as recruiting coordinator.

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Boren was a two-year letterman on Faulkner’s golf team before turning to coaching.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Faulkner University in 2009, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in education from Faulkner.

Boren married the former Amanda Pence, a Faulkner soccer alum, in 2012.  Their son Logan was born in 2015.

 
Brian Hudson
Quarterbacks- 2nd Season

Brian Hudson is entering his second season as an assistant football coach at Faulkner.

Hudson started his coaching career as a student assistant at Oklahoma State University in 2008. In 2011 he was promoted to offensive quality control coach, and in 2013 he took the same position at the University of Southern Mississippi.  In 2014 he was promoted to offensive graduate assistant.  Throughout his career, Hudson has worked with quarterbacks.

A native of Clovis, New Mexico, Hudson earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Oklahoma State University in 2010.

 
Zach Tribble
Assistant Coach- 5th Season

Zach Tribble is entering his sixth season on the Faulkner football coaching staff.

Tribble started his coaching career at Faulkner as a student assistant in 2011.  In 2015 he was promoted to assistant coach.

A native of Searcy, Arkansas, Tribble was a two-year letterman at Harding University and a one-year letterman at Faulkner University, all as a quarterback.  An injury cost him his final year of competition but allowed an early transition to coaching.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Faulkner University in 2015.

 
Cam Clark
Defensive Coordinator- 2nd Season

Cam Clark is entering his fifth season on the Faulkner football coaching staff and his second as defensive coordinator.

Clark started his coaching career at Faulkner in 2008.  He spent three seasons as the special teams and recruiting coordinator, with one season each coaching the defensive backs, receivers, and quarterbacks.  In 2011 he was hired as a defensive quality control coach at Arkansas State University working with defensive backs and special teams, and in 2012 he was promoted to defensive graduate assistant with similar responsibilities. He then spent the 2013 & 2014 seasons as a defensive graduate assistant at Auburn University, before being hired as the defensive coordinator at Faulkner for the 2015 season.

A native of Calhoun, Georgia, Clark was a four-year letterman at defensive back on the Harding University football team, as well as a sprinter and jumper on the track & field team.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology & social sciences from Harding University in 2007 and a master’s degree in adult education from Auburn University in 2014.

Clark married his wife Dana in 2009, and their son Hutch was born in 2013. They are expecting their second child, a daughter, in November.

 
Charlie Knapp
Linebackers- 10th Season

Charlie Knapp is entering his tenth season as an assistant coach and director of football operations at Faulkner University.

Knapp started his coaching career at Faulkner in 2007.  He had spent the previous eight years as a Faulkner admissions counselor, and was transitioned to the football staff as part of Faulkner’s inaugural season.  In his time as an assistant coach Knapp has previously worked with the running backs, and currently coaches linebackers.

A native of Panama City, Florida, Knapp earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Faulkner University in 1999.

Knapp married the former Julie Austin, a Faulkner alum, in 1999.  They have two sons - Austin and Cooper.

 
Frederick Moore
Assistant Coach- 3rd Season

Frederick Moore is entering his third season on the Faulkner football coaching staff.

Moore started his coaching career as an intern at Charles Henderson High School in 2011.  In 2012 he served as a student assistant at Troy University, and in 2013 he was an assistant coach at Escambia County High School.  He was hired as a defensive quality control coach at Faulkner in 2014, and in 2015 he was promoted to assistant coach, where he served as special teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach.

A native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Moore was a two-year letterman and running back at Troy University.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Troy University in 2012.

 
Zeke Pigg
Assistant Coach- 2nd Season

Zeke Pigg is entering his third season on the Faulkner football coaching staff.

Pigg started his coaching career at Faulkner as a student assistant in 2013.  In 2014 he was hired as an assistant coach at Tallassee High School.  In 2015 he returned to Faulkner as a defensive graduate assistant.

A native of Florence, Alabama, Pigg was a two-year letterman at Lambuth University and a two-year letterman at Faulkner, all as a defensive back.  He earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Faulkner University in 2014, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in teaching from Faulkner.

Pigg married the former Rachel Roberts, a Faulkner alum, in 2016.