Baker joins the CSU staff in 2006 for his first year at the helm at Charleston Southern.
Baker comes to Charleston Southern from his post as the Tennis Director and Junior Academy Director of the Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island, South Carolina. Baker has worked for the Family Circle Tennis Center for the last five years.
Baker played collegiately at Clemson University from 1992-94 before transferring and finishing his career at College of Charleston, graduating with a degree in Business Communications in 1996. He has 10 years of experience as a tennis instructor and club professional.
“We are extremely pleased that Michael has accepted this position and we feel strongly that he will continue to build upon our strong tradition in men’s and women’s tennis at Charleston Southern,” said Small. “Michael has tremendous experience as a teacher and instructor and his contacts throughout the tennis community will allow him to recruit the very best players to Charleston Southern.”