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Assistant Coach Henry Baker (Cornerbacks/Special Teams)
Henry Baker, a standout player at the University of Maryland who most recently served as an assistant coach at East Stroudsburg (Pa.) University, was named cornerbacks coach at the University of Delaware in July, 2011.
He added duties as special teams coordinator following the 2011 season.
Born: August 11, 1976
College: Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, University of Maryland, 2003
College Coaching Career:
2008-09:Inside Linebackers, Defensive Backs, Linebackers, Special Teams, University of Maryland
2011-Present: Cornerbacks/Special Teams, University of Delaware
Family: Wife, Theresa; Children, Khari, Kaila, Khloe
Recruiting Areas: Maryland (Prince George's, Anne Arundel, St. Mary's, Charles, Howard, Montgomery counties); Florida (West Coast - Hernando south to Monroe and St. Lucie); Washington, D.C.; Georgia (Fulton, Carroll, Coweta, Fayette, Spalding, Clayton, Henry counties)
He arrived at Delaware after serving as defensive backs coach at East Stroudsburg (Pa.) in 2010 under Denny Douds, who had recently completed his 39th season as head coach at ESU in 2012. The Warriors allowed just 194.0 yards passing per game while registering a 130.5 defensive passing rating during the 2010 campaign.
Prior to his one-year stint at ESU, Baker served two seasons under head coach Ralph Friedgen at Maryland, which included the 2009 Rowdy Humanitarian Bowl championship team which finished with an 8-5 record. He was the interim inside linebackers coach for the Terrapins' bowl game and worked with the secondary, linebackers and special teams during his time in College Park.
A four-year letterwinner and two-year starter at defensive back at Maryland from 1994-97, Baker earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2003 and is pursuing a master’s degree in minority and urban education.
Baker previously served as Maryland's recruiting intern in 2001 and has high school coaching experience at Eastside High School in Paterson, N.J. (2003, 2005-06) and South Miami (Fla.) High School in 2007 before returning to his alma mater. His time at Eastside included an appearance in the New Jersey Group IV Section 1 state championship game.
He also spent extensive time in professional football, landing in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2003, and competed in the Arena Football League with the New Jersey Red Dogs and Carolina Cobras and AFL2 with the Norfolk Nighthawks and Albany Firebirds.
Baker and his wife, Theresa, have a son, Khari, and daughters Kaila and Khloe.
Head Coach Dave Brock
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Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Tim Weaver
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Sean Devine
Passing Game Coordinator/Quarterbacks John Perry
Wide Receivers Coach Brian Ginn
Running Backs Coach Tony Lucas
Tight Ends/Special Teams Coach Devin Fitzsimmons
Cornerbacks Coach Henry Baker
Defensive Line Coach Dennis Dottin-Carter
Safeties Coach Tom McEntire
Defensive Quality Control Assistant Mike Donovan
Offensive Quality Control Assistant Fritz Stueber
Director of Football Operations Jerry Oravitz
Personal Development Coach David Baylor