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Sam Walker

Angelo State University Athletics

Sam Walker, Texas A&M-Commerce Alumni Engagement director and former men's varsity basketball coach, looks ahead to this weekend's Final Four, in which one of his former rivals, Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard, will be competing.  Beard is a former coach of the Lone Star Conference's Angelo State Rams.  Beard has been named the AP's Men's College Basketball Coach of the Year.  Walker's Lions beat Beard's Rams for the 2015 LS

Texas A&M-Commerce

Sam Walker, executive director of Alumni Engagement at Texas A&M-Commerce and former Lions head men's basketball coach, says he thinks the men's team has a bid to the NCAA Division 2 tournament locked up going into the Lone Star Conference basketball tournament in Frisco Thursday-Sunday (March 7-10), but he thinks Lion women probably need to win at least one game in the conference tournament to qualify.

Texas A&M-Commerce athletics

Sam Walker, Texas A&M-Commerce alumni engagement director and former long-time A&M-Commerce basketball coach, says he thinks David Bailiff is the "right guy and the right fit" as the new A&M-Commerce head football coach, succeeding Colby Carthel.  We also discuss the NCAA FCS playoffs with Sam.

Texas A&M-Commerce, NCAA

Sam Walker, the Texas A&M-Commerce director of alumni engagement and former head basketball coach, discusses the connections between alumni and athletics, and reflects on the recent success of A&M-Commerce teams.

KETR/Lion Athletics

This week on Lions Roar, Texas A&M-Commerce Associate Athletics Director for Marketing and Communications and host Josh Manck talks with head volleyball coach Craig Case about the team's split with Tarleton State and Angelo State last weekend. Manck then visits with head football coach Colby Carthel about the Lions tough loss to Tarleton State and how they will rebound against Western New Mexico this weekend.

Tim McMurray discusses Lions Football with head coach Colby Carthel.
BJ Laudermilk

This week on Lions Roar, Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletics Director Tim McMurray chats with Lions head coaches in a special midseason report. McMurray talks with head football coach Colby Carthel, soccer head coach Neil Piper, and volleyball head coach Craig Case. McMurray also visits with the Senior Director for Alumni Engagement and former men's basketball coach Sam Walker in the episode.

Lions Roar is presented by KETR in partnership with LionAthletics.

TAMUC Marketing Communications

Summertime is no slow time at Texas A&M University-Commerce so long as young athletes and musicians have interest in summer camp. The campus plays host to a number of sports, music, teaching, and other special interest summer programs each year.

This month, Lions head basketball coach Sam Walker joins Dr. Dan Jones on The President's Perspective to talk about a recent basketball camp that drew talent, in the form of both campers and counselors, from around the nation.

'Spotlighting the Pride' at A&M-Commerce

Apr 29, 2013
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Jesus Flores, a Texas A&M University-Commerce student and aspiring sports journalist, presents profiles of local athletes in his "Spotlighting the Pride" podcast series.

A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

COMMERCE, Texas–Texas A&M University-Commerce head men’s basketball coach Sam Walker sits on the verge of a pair of impressive coaching milestone as the Lions head into a three-game road trip to close out the 2012 calendar season.