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Brian Baker, coach men and women’s cross country team, is in his 21st year at Gardner-Webb. He began his career as an athlete in ninth grade when joined the cross country team. After college, Baker ran professionally for a few season, then he began working with a high school team. He enjoyed helping in this capacity which led him to his next step as a D3 college coach. He then moved up to D1 with Gardner Webb as assistant track coach and head cross county coach in 2001. Baker has 85 conference champions on the men’s and women’s sides over two leagues with Gardner-Webb and has coached numerous stand-outs during his tenure at GWU.
Ray, Cole, "Baker Marks His 21st Year with the Running Bulldogs" (2021). GWU-Today. 607.