Coaching Staff


Carrie Barker

Coach Barker is a softball expert specializing in catching and defense. In 2020 she became the Cheyenne Central High School's first softball coach and led the lady Indians to second place in the state. She also coaches for the WYCO Softball 16U summer team. Carrie played at Northeastern Junior College as a catcher and a third baseman. After college Carrie coached high school summer league softball in Colorado. She joins WYCO as the lead softball instructor. 


Ty Lain

Coach Lain is the Head Coach of Cheyenne Post 6 and WYCO's Head Hitting Instructor. Coach Lain has won two Wyoming State Championships in his first two years leading the Sixers and also received Wyoming Coach of the Year in 2017. Ty graduated from Regis University where he played infield and was a coaching assistant. Ty is an expert hitting instructor and he also coaches infielders. Ty offers individual, small group, and team instruction.  


Brad Barker

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Coach Barker is a 2018 Post 6 Hall of Fame inductee. He played on the 2001 state championship team. Brad went on to play at Northeastern Junior College and Southwest Baptist University. Brad became the manager of the Post 6 Prep team 2004-2007 and later the Post 6 Hawks from 2008-2012. During his managing tenure, Brad's teams won all but one state championship and three junior regional titles. He currently is the manager of the Post 6 Hawks. Brad an expert hitting instructor. He offers individual hitting, small group, team and coach instruction.


Tagg Lain

Coach Lain has been involved in Cheyenne baseball as a player and coach for over 30 years. In his second year managing Cheyenne's American Legion Post 6 varsity team, Tagg coached the 1991 squad to Wyoming State championship a second place finish in the Region VII tournament. Since 1991, Tagg has led Post 6 to 12 more Wyoming State championships and the program has grown to include four teams, a fall season program, and numerous players finding opportunities at the college and professional level. Tagg is a teacher and is the head boys' basketball coach at Central High School. Tagg is a scout with the Mariners.


Jade Lain

Coach Lain is the former Post 6 Pitching Coach. Jade played on the 1991 Post 6 team which won the Wyoming State championship and finished second in the 1991 Region VII tournament. Jade has developed numerous college pitchers and his instruction covers both the mechanical and mental aspects of pitching. Jade also teaches elementary school.

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Josiah Ward

Coach Ward is WYCO's Head Pitching Instructor and also runs WYCO Strength. Josiah is a graduate of the University of Memphis where he played two years under pitching coach Fred Corral. Josiah also played at the NAIA and JUCO levels prior to Division 1 Memphis. In 2017, Josiah played professionally for the High Desert Yardbirds, a professional team in Southern California, where he led the staff as the Opening Day starter and "Ace". The Yardbirds went on to win the Pecos League Championship. Josiah specializes in pitching and player development.