Baseball Coaches

Brad Baker ’80

Head Baseball Coach

Brad Baker enters his third season at the helm of the Gustavus baseball program for the 2017 season. Baker returned to coach to the Gusties for the second time last season, having previously coached in the 1981 season where he…   (continue reading)


Jeff Baker

Assistant Baseball Coach

Jeff Baker, a native of St. Peter, Minnesota, has assumed the role of assistant baseball coach at Gustavus Adolphus College in 2015. Baker is a 1982 graduate of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he played infield…   (continue reading)


Dean Bowyer

Assistant Baseball Coach

Dean Bowyer built a career record of 1064-538-7 in his 36 years as a collegiate baseball coach - 32 years at Minnesota State (formerly Mankato State) and four years at Minot State. At the time of his retirement from college coaching…   (continue reading)


Phillip Klaphake

Assistant Football and Baseball Coach

Phillip Klaphake begins his first season on staff for the Gustavus Adolphus football team, serving as the team’s defensive backs coach. A native of Princeton, Minnesota, Klaphake graduated from Princeton High School in 2009…   (continue reading)


Matthew Lewis

Assistant Baseball Coach

Matt Lewis enters his fifth season on the coaching staff of the Gustavus baseball team in 2015, serving as the team's pitching coach. Lewis joined the staff after a stellar pitching career at the NCAA Division III ranks. A 2007…   (continue reading)


Robert Bresnahan

Bob Bresnahan is in his first year as a Volunteer Assistant Coach with the Gustavus Baseball program. Bresnahan is currently in his 33rd year with Federated Insurance Company working out of its Edina Office. Bresnahan is a native…   (continue reading)