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Hayley Baker

Assistant Coach

Outfield/Catching/Hitting Coach

2019 Division 1 Graduate Player

Hayley began playing softball at the age of seven. She started her competitive softball career in Las Vegas. Upon moving to Rockwall, Texas she played four years of varsity softball at Rockwall HS where she was a three-time All-State catcher. She played travel ball in DFW where she played catcher, outfield and infield and competed at PGF, ASA, and TCS national events. She played NCAA Division I softball at Belmont University where she was an outfielder and utility player and hit a career high .346 her senior season. She received numerous awards for both athletic and academic achievements during her career including Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer Team, three-time Academic All-District selection, two-time Academic All-America selection, and Belmont’s nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year in 2019. Hayley began coaching youth softball during her high school years giving private lessons, coaching camps, and as an assistant coach with Coach Ulmer. Hayley is currently attending medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas. Softball brings the opportunity to be competitive, continually improve, and create lifelong friendships which is why Hayley loves the game and has continued to be involved through coaching. She is inspired by many female athletes especially Jessica Mendoza who inspired her as a player and as a pioneer for females in professional sports.