Sixers Front Office Calls Up Sevens Head Coach Rod Baker
PHILADELPHIA, PA. – OCTOBER 13, 2014 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced they have called up Delaware 87ers Head Coach Rod Baker and promoted him to join the Sixers front office as a scout.
Baker brings over 35 years of experience on the professional and collegiate level to the Sixers. Prior to his season with the Sevens, Baker was an assistant coach with the Bakersfield Jam and spent seven seasons as head coach of the Rochester RazorSharks of the Premier Basketball League, where he was named Coach of the Year three times.
A graduate of Holy Cross, Baker has an extensive college coaching background. He began his career as an assistant at Columbia University and has also coached at Tufts University, Seton Hall, UC Irvine, Cincinnati and Rutgers.