Evann Baker, Assistant MBB Coach at UMBC
Sports Business Secrets
Season 3 || Episode 499
Today’s guest is one of my best friends, Evann Baker, who is currently an Assistant Coach at UMBC!
Evann is originally from Washington D.C. where he quickly became one of the most sought-after recruits in the country. He was named D.C.’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2006 at Archbishop Carroll and went on to play collegiately at Quinnipiac University.
He’s coached at many levels before joining UMBC, including the grassroots level with Team Takeover, being a grad assistant at Penn State and the video coordinator at Akron.
Today Evann shares the journey throughout his playing days and then dives into his current role at UMBC and what’s in store for the upcoming season.
Today we also talked about:
Growing up in DC with his mother and 5 brothers
His high school experience at Archbishop Carroll
Some early setbacks that he had to overcome
Battling through his career ending injury
The transition to becoming a full time coach
His coaching stops at Penn State & Akron
How he ended up as an Assistant at UMBC
The culture they are building & season expectations
and much more!
Appreciate you tuning in. Hope you enjoy!
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