St. Pius X Golden Lions
Joseph (Joe) Baia
Joe Baia joins the St. Pius X Catholic High School coaching staff as the Head Coach for the JV team for his first season in 2016. Prior to joining the OU staff, Coach Baia spent two years as the head coach at Southern Vermont College.
Coach Baia also served as the assistant coach for the University of Rochester men’s soccer team in 2013, being part of the University Athletic Association Men’s Soccer Coaching Staff of the Year.
In addition to his coaching experience at Rochester, Baia was a graduate assistant at SUNY Brockport for two years. Baia worked in the areas of technical training, recruiting, scouting, and daily operations with Brockport.
Coach Baia graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in movement and sports studies from Springfield College in 2011 before moving on to Brockport, where he earned his master’s degree in athletic administration, graduating in 2013. Baia holds a U.S. Soccer Federation “C” license.