Fauver was the head college football coach for the AlmaScots located in Alma, Michigan. He held that position for the 1899 season. His coaching record at Alma was 2 wins, 1 losses and 3 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #23 at Alma in total wins and #14 at the school in winning percentage (.583).
After his year at Alma, Fauvner became the head coach at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio for 5 seasons, from 1900 to 1904, three of those seasons alongside his brother Edgar Fauver. At Oberlin, his teams generated a record of 24 wins, 15 losses, and 2 ties.
Fauvner went on to become the head football coach and athletic director at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He was the head football coach for the 1917 and 1918 seasons and achieved a record of 4 wins, 5 losses, and 1 tie. While at Rochester, he helped to form the New York State Conference of Small Colleges and the Western New York Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. On October 18, 1930, the school chose to honor him by naming the university's stadium in his honor.