Walter Harmon arrived at the program in 2009 as the junior varsity offensive coordinator having spent several successful years as the head coach for various divisions within Pop Warner's Southeast Buccaneer program and is currently the assistant head coach, responsible for our varsity receivers.
With five state championships and record of 141 - 31 (82%) throughout his career at Pop Warner, Coach Harmon is widely recognized as a teacher of fundamentals who develops young men and was part of the offensive staff during the 2012 and 2014 Championship seasons.
While coaching track & field at South, Coach Harmon guided sprint and/or hurdle champions seven of nine seasons including Gatorade All-Americans Elliott Bauer and Brett Morman in addition to several All-Conference and All-State football players.
A former two-sport standout at Anchorage's AJ Dimond High School, Coach Harmon played in ASAA's inaugural football championship game in 1983, completing an undefeated season with his Lynx teammates while earning 1st team all-state recognition at running back.
After initially accepting an invitation to play football at Oregon State, Coach Harmon later decided to attend Eastern Washington University on a track & field scholarship where he qualified for NCAA regional championships his Sophomore and Junior year.
A die-hard Tampa Bay Buccaneer fan Coach Harmon is married to Christy and has a Son (Eric) who played on South's CIFC regional championship teams in both 2007 and 2008, graduating in 2009 and another Son (Jackson) who will play C team this year.