Baylor School has named varsity boys' basketball coach Mark Price as the school’s athletic director, effective July 1.
When over a thousand Baylor students and faculty pack into Duke Arena the walls of the old gym shake with school spirit. Named after former Admissions Director and head basketball coach Jimmy Duke, the arena houses Austin Clark Court, the home court for Red Raider basketball, named for Austin Clark, head boys' coach from 1982-2018.
Baylor fields boys basketball teams at the Upper School varsity and junior varsity levels, as well as the Middle School for grades 6-8. Varsity teams compete in the TSSAA, Division II.
Fast Facts on Baylor Boys Basketball
- Coach Austin Clark announced his retirement from coaching in 2018. He leaves with 522 wins in 36 seasons, the second longest tenure of any head varsity coach in Baylor history.
- Baylor has won two state championships, 1917 and 1930.
- The 2001-02 and the 2017-18 teams were TSSAA D-II state runners-up.
- Baylor won eight Mid-South championships before joining the TSSAA.
- Bob Hill coached for 31 seasons, from 1929 to 1960.
- The 1986-87 team finished 23-7 and advanced Baylor to its first ever TSSAA Final Four (pre-Division II). Baylor has been to seven D-II Final Fours - 1998, 2002 (state runner-up), 2007, 2012, 2018 (state runner-up), 2019, and 2020.
- The 1997-98 team was 20-7 and advanced Baylor to the first ever TSSAA Division II Final Four.
Baylor named Mark Price head varsity coach in 2018.
Baylor senior point guard Beyuan Hendricks has been named a finalist for the TSSAA Mr. Basketball Award..
Baylor School has named Belmont University’s Mark Price as the boys' varsity basketball coach.
Austin Clark, head basketball coach at Baylor School for 36 years, announced his retirement from that position on April 5, 2018. He will remain on the school’s staff as Assistant Dean of Students.