Admirals Baseball

Tommy Walker

Varsity Head Baseball Coach
Upper School Math Instructor

Coach Walker begins his first year at the helm of the Bayside baseball program. Coach Walker is a 2014 inductee into the Alabama Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame, and has been named Baldwin County and Mobile Press Coach of the Year four times while leading the Spanish Fort High School program from 2005-2012. He was instrumental in building the school’s program that quickly became highly competitive. Under his leadership the team won three consecutive 5A state championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012. With Coach Walker at the helm, the Spanish Fort Toros were area champions or co-champions from 2006—2012 and achieved an Alabama High School Athletic Association 5A playoff record of 41 wins and nine losses. After the 2012 season, Coach Walker helped rebuild Vestavia Hills High School’s baseball program. During his tenure as Vestavia’s baseball head coach, the team made it to the playoffs for the first time in years and became area champions in 2013 and 2015. 

Coach Walker is a certified math instructor and brings 20 years of teaching experience to Bayside.  He will be teaching in the Upper School math department and providing ACT prep. Coach Walker is married to Helen Gilchrist and has two grown sons: Gil and Jack. 

Troy Brown

Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach 
Middle School Assistant Football Coach
Strength & Conditioning Instructor 

Coach Brown comes to Bayside from University of West Georgia, where he served as an assistant baseball coach for the past two seasons. Last season he helped lead the University of West Georgia Wolves to a 42–16 record and assisted with both offensive and defensive fundamentals, as well as strength training of the team.  Prior to joining the coaching staff, he played baseball for UWG where he led the Gulf South Conference in stolen bases. 

Coach Brown played his prep career at Spanish Fort High School under Coach Walker and was an All-County baseball player and member of all three baseball state championships, as well as the 2010 football state championship team. He has a bachelor’s degree in sport management with a minor in marketing from University of West Georgia. Coach Brown is engaged to Megan Roberts of Stockbridge, GA.



Tommy Walker
Head Baseball Coach

Troy Brown
Assistant Baseball Coach

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