Nate Baker

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Nathan Baker
Personal information
Full name Nathan Baker
Date of birth (1985-08-06) August 6, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Bowie, Maryland, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Defender/Midfielder
Number 6
Youth career
2003–2006 American University Eagles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Harrisburg City Islanders 49 (3)
2010–2011 Real Maryland Monarchs 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 15, 2010.

Nathan "Nate" Baker (born August 6, 1985) is a former American soccer player who played for Real Maryland Monarchs and Harrisburg City Islanders in the USL Second Division. He was formerly an assistant coach at the Navy Midshipman in the NCAA, but currently is an assistant at the University of Nebraska Omaha Men's Soccer program.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Baker was a four-year fixture for his college soccer team at American University, starting 62 of 77 career games and helping lead the team to the Patriot League Championship and second of the NCAA Tournament in 2004. He served as captain for two years, and also served as captain of his Olympic Development Program team.

Professional[edit]

Baker turned professional when he signed with Harrisburg City Islanders of the USL Second Division in 2007. He made his professional debut on May 5, 2007 as a substitute in a 4-3 win over the Charlotte Eagles,[1] and went on to make over 50 appearances for the team. He went on to play for Real Maryland Monarchs in the same division until 2011 when he became a full-time coach with the Navy Midshipman.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2009-06-20.  United Soccer Leagues official match information. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  2. ^ [1] Nate Baker joins Navy men's soccer as assistant coach. Retrieved 7 January 2014.