David Barker graduated in 2003 from Dickson High School in Oklahoma.
He later graduated in 2008 from Southeastern Oklahoma State University – Cum Laude. He has a Bachelor’s of Eductaiton in Health and Physcial Education with additional certificatons in Mathematics.
He has furthered his education with Master’s courses from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Coach Barker frequents coaching clinics in Arkansas (AAA), Oklahoma (OSSAA), Texas (THSCA), and with Glazier Clinics.
Coach Barker began his career at Genoa Central in the Spring in 2020. His is currently the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach.
Coach Barker was married to his wife, Danielle, on July 17, 2010. He met her while playing tackle football in the snow at SWBTS. Mrs. Coach Barker is a stay at home mom who does all the behind the scenes hustle as the Football Mom. Graphics, food contacts, info sheets – she probably had a huge hand in the creation of it.
Coach Barker and Mrs. Coach Barker have 5 children – that’s right, they have lost their minds. Their children and ages are, as of 2021: Gideon = 9, Ruth = 7, Amos = 5, Jonah = 3, Priscilla = 1. The boys play football and baseball. Ruth plays soccer, and sometimes softball.