◆ Named Navy's head lightweight coach in August 2008.
Navy Lightweight Assistant Coach
◆ His top freshman boat in 2008 placed third at the Eastern Sprints Championship for the second-straight year after a 4-3 record during the regular season.
◆ Baker's top freshman boat posted a 5-1 record during the 2007 regular season and placed third at the Eastern Sprints Championship.
◆ His first freshman boat was undefeated during the 2006 regular season and placed second at the Eastern Sprints.
Coaching Prior to Navy
◆ Prior to his arrival at Navy, spent one year as an assistant coach for Yale's heavyweight program. Coached the third varsity boat to an undefeated 2005 season and to a victory at the Eastern Sprints.
◆ Coached for two years with the West Side Rowing Club in Buffalo, N.Y. Also coached at the St. Joseph's Preparatory School and with the Vesper Boat Club, both located in Philadelphia.
◆ Served as captain and president of Buffalo's rowing team while a student at the school.
◆ Also served as the captain of the West Side Rowing Club, winning a pair of club national titles and four Canadian Henley championships.
◆ He was awarded West Side's Broderick Plate, the highest individual award presented by the club to a male athlete for character, leadership and sportsmanship.