Michael Baska, Community Coach

Michael Baska, a first-year scrum-half for the Utah Warriors, is from Overland Park, Kansas and attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. He then attended Arkansas State University from 2012-2015 and Lindenwood University from 2015-2017, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in sports management. While at Arkansas State University, he won two USA Collegiate Rugby 7s National Championships and earned honorable mention All-American honors in 2013. He went on to win another Collegiate Rugby 7s title and the Las Vegas Invitational in 2017 at Lindenwood University. During the 2016 and 2017 Summer Club 7s season, Baska played for the Kansas City Blues and was on the AIG Men’s Collegiate All-American squad at the Rugbytown 7s in August of 2017. He played for NOLA Gold in 2018 and 2019 and the Kansas City Blues again in the fall of 2019.