Former USA Women’s Senior Team Head Coach Guy Baker is back in the news. He is to be inducted in UCLA’s athletic hall of fame, as announced by the school on August 21. He may also be looking for new employment after stepping down from the head coaching position with the Canadian women’s national team.
Water Polo Canada’s Executive Director Martin Goulet shared the job opening below after Baker quietly resigned from the organization’s head coaching post earlier in August.
— Martin Goulet (@mgouletcoach) August 26, 2014
Former Canadian assistant coach Johanne Bégin has taken the position on an interim basis.
Baker signed a four-year contract with Water Polo Canada in 2012 after a highly successful run with both the men’s and women’s teams at UCLA. There he earned National Coach of the Year honors four times, winning four men’s and three women’s NCAA titles before taking over Team USA in 1998. During the decade in which he led that team the women won three Olympic medals and two world championships. He briefly headed the Senior Men’s team in 2005
He and six others are to be inducted in UCLA’s 2014 Hall of Fame Class as the school announced on August 21. Baker will be the 12th water polo athlete or coach to earn that honor at Westwood.