Welcome to Vernon College Athletics! For up to date schedules and rosters please visit the individual sport web page. 

Vernon College Chaparrals appreciate the community and fan support. We look forward to seeing you this year as we kick off our season.

Vernon College athletes have established a tradition of winning both in their sport and in the classroom. Vernon College is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (Region V) in the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference, and the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. Approximately 85 scholarships are awarded to outstanding athletes who compete on Vernon College athletic teams. 

The Vernon College sports facilities, which are located on the Vernon campus, are second to none.

Vernon College competes against two and four year institutions from Texas and throughout the nation. Rodeo competes in the Southwest Region (one of eleven geographical regions in the United States). Baseball, Softball, and Volleyball compete in Region V of the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference.

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Dean of Student Services/Athletic Director
John B. Hardin, III x. 2250
Head Athletic Trainer/Asst. Athletic Director 
Jason Jenkins x. 2289

Baseball Head Coach
Sam Hayden x. 2326

Rodeo Coach
Chad Smith x. 2271

Softball Head Coach
Melvin Jenkins x. 2262

Volleyball Head Coach
Tatiana Booth x. 2284

Athletics Secretary
Rachel Toy x. 2285

Assistant Baseball Coach 

Matthew Liberty x. 2326

Assistant Softball Coach
Cameron Nicholson x. 2262
Assistant Volleyball Coach
Lashaunda Spurgeon x. 2284
Assistant Rodeo Coach
T.J. Jones x. 227
Vernon College - Contact Us
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. // Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Vernon Campus
    4400 College Drive
    Vernon, Texas 76384
  • Century City Center
    4105 Maplewood
    Wichita Falls, Texas 76308
  • Skills Training Center
    2813 Central Expressway East
    Wichita Falls, Texas 76302
  • Sheppard Learning Center
    426 5th Avenue, Suite 8
    Sheppard AFB, Texas 76311
  • Seymour Learning Center
    200 Stadium Drive
    Seymour, Texas 76380