Wayne Brooks, ’65, Staff 1971-2011

Wayne Brooks, Class of 1965, Staff 1971-2011

Former Student Body Vice President,  Wayne Brooks graduated from Oakland Technical in 1965, then taught and coached at Oakland Tech for 40 years until his retirement in 2011.

Wayne’s Oakland Tech Biography:

Graduated 1965

  • Fall, Senior Class President
  • Spring, Student Body Vice President
  • Captain of Football and Track teams


College Football

  • Laney College (1965-66), Captain, National Champions (1966)
  • University of California, Berkeley (1967)


Teacher – Oakland Technical High School (1971-2011)

Class President 1965
  • Social Science Department
  • Coach – Football, Track & Field, Baseball, Golf
  • College Advisor (College Summit Program)
  • Class Sponsor (5 Classes)


Wayne was inducted into the Inaugural Class of Oakland Tech’s Hall of Honor at the Centennial Gala in May of 2015.