13u/2026 Head Coach
Wayne Walker is in his first year as head coach with the Purple Aces program. Walker is originally from the island of Antigua and began his basketball journey at the age of 13. A graduate of Antigua Grammar School (high school), Walker began his college basketball career at John Wood Community College in Quincy, Illinois. While at JWCC, he was named a NJCAA 2nd Team All American and to the All Region in 1995 and 1996. He was inducted into the JWCC Blazer Basketball Hall of Fame in 2008. After JWCC, Walker continued his basketball career at UW-Green Bay where he led the Phoenix in scoring and rebounding during his senior campaign and was named earned 2ndteam All-Conference honors. After UWGB, Wa plalkeryed professional basketball in Norway and Portugal.
Walker is not a stranger to coaching. Walker coached for the Blizzard AAU program for some years and also one year at St. Norbert College. He has a passion for the game and still enjoys playing a few nights per week. He is also a certified WIAA basketball officials and has that perspective to bring as a coach.