Faulkner joined the Corban soccer coaching staff in the fall of 2018. Bringing experience and success as both a player and a coach to the Warrior staff, Faulkner comes to the Navy and Gold after serving as a standout at NCAA Division 2 powerhouse California State University, Los Angeles (CSU-LA). Afterwards, Faulkner coached at his alma mater as an assistant for a couple of years, where he helped train an Academic All-American, four All-Region All-Americans, 11 All-Conference honorees, and a pair of players who would go on to play professionally. Faulkner would go on to see similar success as an assistant coach at the NCAA Division 1 level with Oregon State University, and then at Indian Hills CC, where helped guide the program to a record-setting season, while producing a trio of All-Americans and 10 All-Conference award-winners.
Faulkner has his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from CSU-LA, and his Master’s in Sport Management from California Baptist University.
Currently residing in Corvallis, Ore., Faulkner is engaged to his fiance, Katie.