Austin Baker

USA Roller Sports

Austin Baker

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Team USA Years:  1

Hometown:  Lubbock, TX

Current residence:  Lubbock, TX

Personal website/social media pages   Facebook

When did you begin playing hockey:   2000

Current skating club/ Coaches name:   Lubbock colts RHC/ Lucas Thompson

Are you sponsored and if so, by whom:

Occupation, current employer:    Welder, South plains welding

EDUCATION HIGHLIGHTS

High school attended:   Monterey High school

Year of graduation:   2013

Location of high school:   Lubbock, TX

Sports you competed in while in high school (include number of years):   Football, wrestling (2 years)

Other high school activities:   choir, lunch

College attended:   South Plains College

Year of graduation:   n/a

Degree/major:   Welding technology

Sports you competed in while in college (include number of years):   none

Other college activities

ACCOMPLISHMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Olympic Experience:

Pan American/World Games/International Experience:   Mexico Invitational in Lubbock 2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013   Mexico open tournament, District federal, Mexico city 2012

Team USA hockey awards, honors and statistics:

Other awards, honors, and statistics in hockey:  1st place south central region 2006-present

Other sports you currently participate in:  inline hockey, Soccer

Other awards and/or honors received outside of hockey:

GOAL HIGHLIGHTS

Life Goals:   travel to the 7 wonders of the world

Career goals:  Own a top quality skating/ hockey rink

Future goals you hope to obtain as a hockey player:  Play hockey all over the world against the best players in the world

FAVORITES SPOTLIGHT

Favorite sports figure: 

Favorite food before a competition:   Bread

Favorite movie:   21 jump street

Favorite place to shop:   Zumiez board shop

Favorite music to listen to during training or competition:   Hard rock/ heavy metal/ rap

Favorite possession:   my dog

Favorite hobbies:   Hockey, Skateboarding, kickboxing

If you could pick one word to describe you, what would it be:   energetic

What makes you a unique and special person:   I try to give everyone a chance, and I genuinely care for people. unless you make me mad.

Who is the person you most admire/greatest influence in your life and why:   My girlfriend, Cori. She encourages me to do my best in everything I do, and she is supportive and caring. 

FAMILY HIGHLIGHTS

Father’s name:   Kevin Baker

Father’s occupation:   Skating rink owner

Mother’s name:   Ann Baker

Mother’s occupation: stay at home mom

Brothers:   Drew, Chris, Artie, Lonn, Joey

Sisters:   Erin, Keely, Holly, Shae

Spouse’s name(if married): 

Children’s name and ages: 

Family Members Who Have Competed or Are Competing in Amateur or Professional Athletics:  Drew, Chris, Artie, and Lonn are ex hockey players. Lonn was on the '99 junior world team