Head Coach

Head Coach Matthew Buckner     

The Facts
June 11, 1978
Wife: Robyn
Lukas, born August 20, 2005.

Monterey High School, Monterey, TN
Roane State Community College
Undergraduate and Graduate Degree, University of  Tennessee

College Baseball Career:
Catcher, Roane State Community College

Coaching Career:
2001-03 – Assistant Coach at Farragut High School
2004-09 – Bearden High School Head Coach
2010-Present – Farragut High School Head Coach


  • 10 Seasons as Head Coach for Farragut Admirals and 16 years a Head Coach
  • Compiled a record of 177-72 (71%) at Bearden as Head Coach in 6 years
  • Has prepared over 75  former players for college baseball and has 7 playing in the professional ranks
  • Coached Current MLB Players, AJ Simcox, Nicky Delmonico, Philip Pfeifer and 2106 2nd Pick Nick Senzel
  • Guided the Admirals to 4 State Championships, 2 State Runner Ups and 8 State Tourney appearances
  • 2009  Lead Bearden High School to first State Tournament Appearance in School History
  • 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association/Diamond High School Div II Regional Coach of the Year
  • 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2019 Class AAA Tennessee High School Coach of the Year Award
  •  Named A.F. Bridges District 2 Male Coach of the Year by the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association for the 2018-19 school year. The award recognizes coaches and programs for their sportsmanship.
  •  2019  42W – 3L – 30 Game Win Streak
  • Overall record through 2018 Season – 551-154
  •  9 Sectional Coach of the Year Awards