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At the beginning of March, it was announced the Nil Nielsen would be taking over as the head volleyball coach. Nielsen was previously the volunteer assistant coach at Kansas University

Volleyball team welcomes new head coach

Story by Emiliano Navarro, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

On Wednesday, March 2, Athletic Director Nate Houser announced the hiring of Nils Nielsen as the next head volleyball coach at Baker University.  Growing up in Fallbrook, Calif., Nielsen attended Fallbrook...

Head women’s basketball coach relieved of duties

Head women’s basketball coach relieved of duties

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor April 14, 2022

Justin Rees, the Baker University women’s basketball head coach, has been “relieved of his duties” at Baker as of April 4, according to Athletic Director Nate Houser. Houser said he takes the...

Ryan Pitts, head coach of track and field, receives the Joe Bidens Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Each recipient received a certificate signed by President Joe Biden.

Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts earns Presidential Lifetime Achievement award for volunteer service

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor February 25, 2022

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article was updated for clarity on Feb 26. at 10:43 a.m. Last November, Baker University Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts received the 2021 Joe Biden...

Recent Baker alum and former member of the esports team, Justin Toumberlin, becomes interim Head Coach for esports until the position is filled.

Baker University welcomes new Esports interim head coach Justin Toumberlin

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

On Jan. 19, it was announced that class of 2020 Baker University Alumni Justin Toumberlin would be the interim head coach of Baker University’s Esports team. Toumberlin was approached by Athletic...

Head Volleyball Coach placed on administrative leave

Head Volleyball Coach placed on administrative leave

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor November 19, 2021

Baker University Head Volleyball Coach Matt Windle has been placed on administrative leave as of Nov. 1, according to Athletic Director and Senior Advisor to the President Nate Houser. Houser declined...

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