Athletics Misc (1241)
Position: Tight Ends Coach - Football
Josh Saunders joins the Baker University football coaching staff officially for the first time in 2015, as he previously worked for the team on a volunteer basis, he will help lead the tight end group.
Saunders had a successful playing career with Baker under Hall of Fame head coach Pat Richard. He still holds the school record in sacks in a game with four in 1994.
Position: Graduate Assistant Coach - Men's Basketball
Jamison Carmichael is in his first season with the Baker University men’s basketball team as the Graduate Assistant Coach. He graduated from the University of Kansas in May of 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and a minor in Business. He will be completing the MLA program at Baker University during his time on staff.
Most recently Jamison interned under head coach Larry Brown and the men’s basketball staff at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Where he was part of an American Athletic Conference regular season and AAC Tournament Championship. During his time at SMU the team saw there first NCAA Tournament appearance in 22 years. Jamison also has experience with AAU basketball as he has worked for MoKan the past two summers.
Jamison was born and raised in Manhattan, Kansas. Where he attended Manhattan High School. Jamison is the son of Janelle and Dan Russell. He is the younger brother of Jackie Carmichael, who currently plays Professional Basketball for Banvit Basketball Club in Bandirma, Turkey, and Catherine Carmichael who is the Assistant Director of Recruiting for the University of Kansas football team. Jamison also has a younger brother, Christian, who is a senior at Manhattan High School.
Position: Assistant Coach - Men's Soccer
Alex Lima joins the Baker University men's soccer coaching staff in 2015.
Lima is a native of Curitiba, Brazil and played at fellow NAIA institution Park University. Began his coaching career in 2011 with the premier club team Soccer Kemistry and currently coaches for Fusion FC in Kansas City.
2013: Finished fifth in the Women’s 200 Meter Dash at the Cavalier Meet at JCCC…
Personal: LaDachia Alashia Cain was born in Fountain Valley, Calif., and is the daughter of LaSunia and Terry Cain...Has 2 siblings: Latura (33) and Brandon (30)…ran track at Hebron High School in Carrollton, Tx…chose Baker over Loyola and Texas A&M Commerce because she felt the school had a great atmosphere and academics…enjoys reading…Majoring in Biology
|St. Louis, Mo.|
Personal: Ziara McDowell was born in St. Louis Mo., and is the daughter of Senola and Shelton… Oldest of three children… Attended Normandy HS in St. Louis and ran for Coach McNair, Plummer, and Bledsoe… State Qualifier, Top 10 in State… Top 10% in her graduating class, perfect attendance… Chose Baker over UCM, Lincoln, and Baylor… Enjoys drawing… Major is Sociology.
|Junction City, Kan.|
|Junction City HS|
Personal: Rosie Hollis was born in Fort Belvor, Virginia and is the daughter of Cathy and Tom Hollis… Has three siblings, Jenna (28), Christy (26), and Carolyn (24)… Attended Junction City HS in Junction City, Kan., where she ran for Rebecca Steiger and Randell Zimmerman… 2nd place at league in XC, 3rd place in 4x8 at state… 25th place at Stte XC, All-League, All-Region, 2nd in League 800m… All State Academic honors… Chose Baker over Pitt State, St. Mary’s, and Allen County… Enjoys the outdoors and sports… Major is undecided.