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Men's Basketball


Hall of Fame Member Passes

Hall of Fame Member Passes

Stanley Wayne James 
June 30, 1938 - November 20, 2103

Coach Stan James, age 75, born in Hunter, AR and a resident of Bay Minette, AL passed away unexpectedly on November 20.  

In 1962, Coach James graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Masters of Science degree.  In 1967, he accepted a coaching, teaching, and athletic director position at Faulkner State Community College in Bay Minette, AL.  In over 33 years of teaching and coaching at Faulkner State, he accumulated various awards at the state, regional, and national levels. Under his leadership, over 978 victories were celebrated in the combined sports of baseball, basketball, softball, and volleyball.  He won an astounding 20 ACCC Coach of the Year awards.

To say Caoch James has changed the lives of many young people would be an understatement. His major lifetime accomplishment was being inducted in the ACCC Hall of Fame in the Class of 1995.  

His is survived by daughter Kim Hare and husband Glen of Spanish Fort, AL; son Steven James and wife Lesley of Spanish Fort, AL; son Chris James and wife Holly of Bay Minette, AL; brother Dr. Ron James of Tyler, TX; nephew Sean James of Fayetteviille, AR and special friend Audrey Dean of Pensacola, FL.  He is also survived by six grandchildren.

Coaching Accomplishments

Over 300 wins
Eight ACCC Southern Division Championships
One Regional Championship
Nine ACCC Southern Division Coach of the Year awards

Women's Basketball
Over 200 wins
Two ACCC Championships
Six Southern Division Championships
Six Southern Division Coach of the Year awards

Over 350 wins
Three third place finishes in NJCAA National Tournament
Three ACCC Championships
Three ACCC Coach of the Year awards

Over 150 wins
One ACCC Championship
Two Coach of the Year awards