2017 Baker Soccer Premier Camp Boys-Girls event is for both boys and girls ages 10-18 and the camp will be under the direction of 2016 NSCAA Region Coach of the Year and Baker head women’s soccer coach Davy Phillips, as well as Baker University alum and Olathe West High School head coach Matt Trumpp.
The Baker University soccer programs and the Baldwin City Recreation Commission are excited to again host its annual Baker University Premier Soccer Camp this June 29-July 1, 2017 at the Baldwin City campus. The overnight camp will include technical sessions, tactical sessions, and evening competitive games.
Founded in 1858 as the first university in Kansas, Baker is an institution with a storied past. While standing in the center of our beautiful campus in Baldwin City. Abraham Lincoln personally donated to the construction of Parmenter Hall.
Baker is a private university that educates traditional and nontraditional students through small classes, innovative instructors, and rigorous course work. Fortune 500 CEOs, New York Times best-selling authors, and Super Bowl champions all proudly claim Baker, the first university in Kansas, as their alma mater.
The university is home to four schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Nursing, the School of Education, and the School of Professional and Graduate Studies. Baker offers undergraduate through doctoral programs.
Women’s Head Coach
Davy Phillips has been the head women’s soccer coach at Baker University since March of 2014 and was the assistant coach for the men’s program from 2008 to 2013 and the assistant coach for the women’s program beginning in 2009. Phillips was promoted to associate head coach following the 2010 women’s final four season and is a full-time member of the athletics staff.
Under Coach Phillips’ leadership, both programs are perennial fixtures in the NAIA Top 25. The men’s program reached the NAIA Sweet Sixteen in 2008 and the NAIA national semifinals in 2011. On the women’s side, under his leadership Baker has reached the NAIA National Tournament semifinals in 2010, the NAIA national quarterfinals in 2011 and last season they advanced to the NAIA final site in Gulf Shores, Ala. Before coaching at Baker, Davy was previously an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s programs at California State University at San Marcos.
Phillips graduated with a B.A. in History and Political Science from Baker. He also earned his Master of Liberal Arts degree from Baker. As a player, he was elected captain for his junior and senior seasons and was a three-time all-conference and two-time all-region performer. The Wildcats won two Heart Championships, two Region V Championships, and made three NAIA National Tournament appearances. For his playing contributions, Davy was awarded a place in Baker’s “All-Time Starting 11” in 2009.
Phillips holds a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma and resides in Olathe, Kan., with his wife Brianne and daughter Maddy.