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TRM Baker resigns, signs with ECHS in Pensacola

TRM’s head softball coach Chris Baker resigned to move closer to his family in Pensacola.

Baker has been teaching and coaching for 22 years. Spending two of those years at T. R. Miller High School. In 2017 Baker and the Tigers completed the season 21-15 and for the 2018 season they finished the season 21-15. They also won the area championship claiming the title as area champs.

“I’m glad the softball team were area champs, and I am going to miss every last one of them,” Baker said.

Baker will take his coaching journey to Escambia High School in Pensacola Fla. Baker will be the assistant softball and football coach. He will also be the linebacker coach for the football team. Baker said, “There’s potential in the players at Escambia. My family and I are going to move to Pensacola, and we are excited to be going back to Escambia. The programs at Escambia are on the way up and looking forward to working with the athletes there.

“It’s where I am from and I’m moving closer to my family,” he said. “They had talked to me about coming back and maybe it was time to look into it. I started to miss out things with my family and my wife who lives in Pace, Fla. as of right now.”

Baker has two decades of experience as a coach at the varsity level. While at TRM, he was the head softball coach and offensive coordinator on the Tigers football staff.

“I just want to thank the faculty, staff, parents and fans for everything that they have done while I was here at TRM, he said. I will miss the girls and they will hold a special place in my heart.”