|Born||June 22, 1938|
|1956–1959||Central Connecticut football|
|1957–1960||Central Connecticut baseball|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1962||Michigan (Grad Asst.)|
|Head coaching record|
Andy Baylock (born June 22, 1938) is a college athletics coach and administrator, most notable for serving as the head coach of the UConn Huskies baseball team from 1980–2003, appearing three times in the NCAA Tournament and winning a pair of Big East Conference baseball tournament titles. At the time of his retirement, he was UConn's all-time wins leader, with 556, since eclipsed by his successor Jim Penders.
Baylock attended Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut, and was a four year letter-man in football and baseball. He was a captain for both teams his senior year.
After his playing days, Baylock attended the University of Michigan where he earned a Master's degree and served as a graduate assistant coach with the Michigan Wolverines baseball team. He then arrived at UConn as the freshman baseball coach for one season, before becoming a football and baseball assistant for 15 years. During his tenure on the UConn baseball staff under head coach Larry Panciera, the Huskies appeared in 3 College World Series, 4 additional NCAA Tournaments, and won their conference 8 times.
After Panciera's retirement following the 1979 season, Baylock ascended to the head coaching position, a role he would occupy for 24 seasons, before stepping down in 2003.
Head coaching record
The following table shows Baylock's record as a head coach.
|Connecticut Huskies (Eastern College Athletic Conference) (1980–1984)|
|Connecticut Huskies (Big East Conference) (1985–2003)|
|1985||Connecticut||20–24–1||11–7||1st (North)||Big East Tournament, 3rd|
|1987||Connecticut||23–16||11–7||2nd (North)||Big East Tournament, 4th|
|1989||Connecticut||26–17||9–9||2nd (North)||Big East Tournament, 4th|
|1990||Connecticut||27–19–1||12–9||4th||NCAA Northeast Regional, 0–2|
|1992||Connecticut||25–20–1||13–7||3rd||Big East Tournament, 2nd|
|1993||Connecticut||27–19||12–9||3rd||NCAA Midwest II Regional, 0–2|
|1994||Connecticut||30–18||12–9||4th||NCAA Midwest Regional, 0–2|
|2000||Connecticut||32–17||14–9||4th||Big East Tournament, T-5th|
Postseason invitational champion
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- ^ Mike Anthony (June 6, 2018). "Dee Rowe And Andy Baylock Are UConn's Chatty Treasures". Hartford Courant. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
- ^ a b c "Andy Baylock". UConn Huskies. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
- ^ a b c "1996: Andy Baylock". ABCA Hall of Fame. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
- ^ Peter Huoppi (July 6, 2018). "At 80, Andy Baylock is still throwing batting practice". The Day. New London, Connecticut. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
- ^ 2020 Baseball Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. pp. 58–61. Retrieved August 28, 2020.