Baker Dunleavy

Baker Dunleavy (born October 5, 1982)

Current position: General manger of men’s and women’s basketball
Current team: Villanova Wildcats (Head coaches: Kyle Neptune and Denise Dillon)
Current conference: Big East Conference
Teams coached: Quinnipiac Bobcats
Quinnipiac record: 86-93 (.480)
Overall record: 86-93 (.480)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CIT Appearances:  1  (2019)

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present Villanova (general manager)
2017-2023 Quinnipiac
2013-2017 Villanova (assoc. HC)
2012-2013 Villanova (asst)
2010-2012 Villanova (DBO)

Baker Dunleavy Facts

  • Baker Dunleavy
  • Born October 5, 1982
  • Hometown: Portland, Oregon
  • Alma Mater: Villanova University (BS, 2006)
  • Son of former NBA and Tulane coach Mike Dunleavy, Sr., younger brother of Duke star and long-time NBA player Mike, Jr.
  • Came to Villanova in 2001 after a standout prep career at Jesuit High School in Portland, OR
    • Played four seasons with the Wildcats, all under head coach Jay Wright
  • After graduation, moved to New York and worked at Merrill Lynch for four years before returning to Villanova in 2010
  • Spent two seasons as DBO, one as an assistant and four as associate head coach under Wright at his alma mater
  • Hired in March 2017 to become the head coach at Quinnipiac of the MAAC
    • Through six seasons at the helm, Dunleavy went 86-93 overall, including a 20-12 record in 2022-23
  • Dunleavy stepped down in April 2023 to take a newly-created role at Villanova as GM of men’s and women’s basketball
    • He supports the two head basketball coaches with things related to NIL, transfer portal, branding/marketing and fundraising
  • Along with his wife, Chrissi, has four daughters

Baker Dunleavy Coaching Tree