Name: Phillip Hawke
Hometown: Baton Rouge LA
Inaugural Year with Knights Knation: 2018
Bio: Phillip Hawke is a 2001 graduate of Woodlawn H.S. in Baton Rouge. Hawke signed a scholarship to play for the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns under Tony Robichaux from 2002-2005 as a four year starter. After his senior year in 2005, he was drafted by the Texas Rangers, starting a 7 year run in professional baseball featuring minor league stints with the Rangers, Florida Marlins, as well as independent ball in the Frontier League and American
Association. During those years, he was part of four professional championship seasons. Hawke is now in his 14th year as a high school coach, including three trips to the state tournament and a 2013 3A State Championship. Coach Hawke was the Head Coach at Liberty Magnet in Baton Rouge, LA for 3 seasons prior to being named the Head Coach at Parkview Baptist in 2021.