Rod Baker

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Rod Baker (born March 18, 1952) is an American professional basketball coach and currently a scout for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA.

College career[edit]

Baker played basketball at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts from 1970–1974. While playing, he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and was an Education Minor.

Coaching career[edit]

College[edit]

  • 1976–1977: Holy Cross – Graduate Assistant
  • 1977–1979: Brown University – Assistant Varsity Coach
  • 1979–1982: Columbia University – Assistant Head Coach
  • 1982–1983: St. Joseph's University – Assistant Coach
  • 1983–1988: Tufts University: Head Coach
  • 1988–1991: Seton Hall University: Assistant Coach
  • 1991–1997: University of California-Irvine: Head Coach
  • 1997–2000: University of Cincinnati: Assistant Coach
  • 2000–2001: Rutgers University: Associate Head Coach

Professional[edit]

Awards and Highlights[edit]

  • NCAA Tournament appearances 1977 (Holy Cross), 1983 (St. Joseph's), 1988, 1989, 1991 (Seton Hall), 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 (Cincinnati)
  • 1993: Gold Medal in World University Games held in Buffalo, NY
  • 1995: Gold Medal in World University Games held in Japan
  • 2006 ABA Coach of the Year & ABA champion
  • 2008 PBL Coach of the Year & PBL champion
  • 2009 PBL Coach of the Year & PBL champion
  • 2011 PBL champion
  • 2012-13 NBA D-League Western Division Champions (Bakersfield Jam)

International[edit]

  • Summer 1993: USA Basketball Men's Team, World University Games – Assistant Coach (Gold Medal Winner)
  • Summer 1995: USA Basketball Men's Team, World University Games – Assistant Coach (Gold Medal Winner)

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