Coach Chris Baucia
Founder, Lead QB Trainer
Since 1999 Coach Chris Baucia has been training Quarterbacks from the Mid Atlantic region. Coach Baucia has worked with both fantastic family’s and players such as Kevin Hogan – Stanford University, Under Amour All American and Gatorade Player of the Year Kasim Hill – University of Maryland, Under Armour All American Kai Locksley – University of Texas, William Crest – West Virginia University, Ryan Burns – Stanford University, Caleb Henderson – University of North Carolina, Colar Kuhns – Michigan State, Scott McBrien University of Maryland and many others. Coach Baucia has devoted his life to helping players learn HOW TO USE FOOTBALL and not LET FOOTBALL USE THEM. This is a phrase used to express how a player can use the sport he loves to gain an education.
Currently Coach Baucia is the offensive coordinator at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore , Md. In his very first year Coach Baucia helped the SFA squad capture the MIAA “A” Conference Title with a signature win over South Pointe SC which snapped a 48 game win streak.
Before accepting that position, Coach Baucia was the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterback Coach at The Gilman School located in Baltimore MD. In his very first year, Coach Baucia helped the Gilman Football program win the MIAA “A” Championship. As the OC at Gilman the offense has averaged 40 points per game and his QB accounted for over 2,000 yards of offense. After the 2011 season Coach Baucia is the first Coordinator to ever win a Conference title in both prominent Private school conferences in the state of Maryland (The MIAA ‘A’ and the WCAC). In 2011 Coach Baucia was also named the OC in the Marine High School All American game in Arizona. This game featured the nation’s best players and was televised on CBS. In 2012 and 2014, and 2015 The Gilman School once again won the MIAA “A” Championship highlighted by signature wins over National Powers Oscar Smith, Va., Don Bosco Prep NJ. The Don Bosco win snapped a 4 yearr 48 game winning streak. Gilman is one of only a few programs nationally, that has produced consecutive D1 Quarterbacks which include Elite 11 winner and University of Maryland QB Shane Cockerille and Under Armour All American and University of Texas QB Kai Locksley and Under Amour All American and Gatorade Player of the Year Kasim Hill – University of Maryland .
Before accepting that position, Coach Baucia served as the OC and QB Coach at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, MD. Every Quarterback that he has coached at DeMatha has went on to college on either a full D1 scholarship or substantial grant and aid. Coach Baucia has also assisted over 195 student athletes in receiving full Division 1 scholarships. During that time the DeMatha Stags won 14 WCAC championships, including a #1 ranking in the Washington Post in 2000, 2001, and 2004, and USA Today #15 2003, #20 2004, #14 2005, and #16 2006. In 1997 legendary high school and NFL Coach of the year, Bill McGregor promoted Coach Baucia to Offensive Coordinator. Coach Baucia took over the play calling duties until 2010.
From 1997- 2010 as the Offensive Coordinator the team accomplished the following…
- 147 wins, avg. of 10.5 wins a year
- 4,996 points avg. of 32.86 points a game
- 4 Undefeated Seasons
- 14 straight playoff appearances
- 14 straight Championship appearances
- 9 WCAC championships
Coach Baucia has worked with student-athletes who went on to play at a wide variety of colleges and Universities throughout the country, including those in the ACC, Big East, Big 10, Pac 10, and Atlantic 10 conferences. Overall, Coach Baucia has coached or assisted more than 195 players who have received NCAA Division 1 or 1 AA scholarships. Coach Baucia is the former Assistant Director for the Washington Area NFL Junior Player Development Program.