Larry Vucan

Inducted in 2018
First El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree to be Inducted in the Year that a Coach led a team to a Texas High School State Baseball Championship                                                                                    Named 2022 National High School Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Association Head Coach of Southlake Carroll and led Dragons to 2018, 2019 and 2022 Texas High School Class 6A State Championships becoming the first baseball team in UIL history to win a State Title at the largest classification 3 times in a 4-year span                                                                                                    In 2022, Southlake Carroll made their 4th Class 6A Texas High School State Tournament appearance in 5 completed seasons of play – 2020 Baseball Playoffs were not held due to Covid pandemic                In 2022 the Dragons shut out Keller whom they shared the District championship with in 2 consecutive games to advance to the 2022 Final 4 in Class 6A – #4 Seed Southlake Carroll defeated #1 Seed Ft. Bend Ridge Point 6-1 Friday June 10. The Dragons won the State Championship defeating San Antonio Reagan 8-5.                                                                                                                            Coached Southlake Carroll to 2019 Texas High School 6A State Baseball Championship leading the Dragons to the school’s first Baseball back to back State Championships (2018 & 2019) and third consecutive trip to the Texas High School Final 4 in his first 3 years as Head Coach
Named Dallas/Ft. Worth High School Coach of the Year 2017 and 2019
Coached Southlake Carroll to 2018 Texas High School 6A State Baseball Championship winning their final 14 games including going undefeated in all 11 Post Season Playoff games in his second year as Head Coach at Southlake Carroll High School and finishing with a 35-6 record and becoming the first Dragon Baseball team to reach the State Tournament Final 4 in consecutive years in school history
Coached Southlake Carroll to 2017 Texas High School 6A State Semi-Finals in first year as Head Coach at Southlake Carroll High School                                                                                                                  2021 Southlake Carroll advanced to Round of 8 in Texas Playoffs losing the “if” game 2022 which to date marks the only year Coach Vucan has not taken his team to the State Final 4 Playoff Round          Coached at El Paso Franklin High School leading the Cougars to multiple Texas High School State Playoff Appearances                                                                                                                                    Assistant Coach for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Honoree Rick Miller at Bel Air High School                                                                                                                                                                        All District player for Eastwood High School coached by El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honorees Class of 1997 Coach Ray Saenz and Class of 2017 Coach John Cazares
Teammate of fellow El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honorees Class of 2010 Butch Henry and Class of 2013 Frank Castillo at Eastwood High School                                                                                                      Played Collegiately at New Mexico Highlands University
Played professionally in Italian Baseball League in Trieste Italy
Coached in Italian Baseball League
Managed in Italian Baseball League                                                                                                    Introduced to baseball and developed his first passion for the game working El Paso Diablos games for El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Class of 2015 Paul Strelzin
Began El Paso baseball playing career in Hirby Baseball Program coached by El Paso Baseball Hall of Fame Honoree Class of 1999 Coach Larry Hernandez
Blessed to have his most visible, most vocal and most unconditional support from his Wife Christina and Son Jordan