Chris Walker, who played two years for head coach Brian Katz at
San Joaquin Delta College followed by two seasons at Oklahoma, will
begin his first season as an assistant coach in 2013-14 after
spending the previous two years as the team's director of
The Sacramento native spent the 2010-11 season as an assistant coach at Rocklin’s Sierra College, and also served a year as a graduate assistant at Oklahoma in 2007-08.
During his two-year playing tenure at Oklahoma (2005-07), Walker appeared in 43 games, including 10 starts. He was named the team’s defensive player of the year as a senior, and helped the Sooners to an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2005-06.
Prior to Oklahoma, Walker played two years for Delta College (2003-05). As a sophomore in 2004-05, he was named the Northern California Junior College Player of the Year, first team all-state and first team all-conference after leading the squad to a 30-2 record, a 24-game winning streak and a semifinal appearance at the California Community College Championships. Walker was also named first team all-league during his freshman season.
He prepped at Sacramento’s Foothill High School where he was named first team all-state and the Central Valley Conference MVP as a senior after helping the Mustangs to a state title.
Walker graduated from Oklahoma in 2008 with a liberal arts degree.