Faulkner On McKinney Award

For the second straight year, a Greenville College coach has won the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Lee McKinney Award.

Dr. Doug Faulkner will be presented the 2016 award at the SLIAC awards banquet in May.

G.C.’s George Barber was the recipient last year.

Faulkner said he was very surprised to receive the honor, named for a man he knew. He said he has enjoyed his relationships with the SLIAC, since the college joined the organization in 1995.

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Faulkner, a 1986 graduate of G.C., has been on the Greenville College staff since 1989, serving as head coach and assistant coach in men’s and women’s basketball, and athletic director. He has been a SLIAC officer and has been involved in conference committees.

Faulkner represented SLIAC on the NCAA men’s basketball committee.

The Lee McKinney Award is given for service to the conference.