Aaron Baldwin enters into his second year as an Assistant Coach of the Nyack College Cross Country and Track & Field Program. Baldwin served for a year as a volunteer assistant before stepping into his current role.
Prior to coaching at Nyack College, Baldwin served two seasons from 2012 to 2014 as an Assistant Coach for Cross Country and Track & Field at Gordon College. During his time on the Gordon coaching staff he aided in coaching a Men’s and Women’s team that broke multiple school records in Track & Field.
Baldwin graduated from Nyack College in 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Philosophy. He competed for four years on Nyack’s Cross Country team from 2007-2010. During that time some of the honors he received were Runner of the Year (2008; 2009; 2010), Coach’s Award (2011), Varsity Letter Winner (2011), NCCAA Scholar Team Award (2009-2010), and being a Harold W. Bowman Character Award Nominee (2011).
He graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University in the spring of 2017 with a Master of Arts in Philosophy & Education and from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2015 with a Master of Arts in Educational Ministries. He also graduated from Port Byron Central School where he was a two time sectional qualifier for the 3200 meters and received the Coach’s Award (2006) and the MVP (2007) for Track & Field.
Baldwin continues to run races at numerous distances. Most recently he competed in the Humana Rock N’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon this past summer and finished 84th overall out of 9,829 in 1:26:25. In 2016 he also ran in the Philadelphia Half Marathon finishing 90th overall out of 10,529 in 1:22:39 and in the Harry Chapin Memorial Run Against Hunger 10k, finishing 2nd overall.
He is married to Bethany Baldwin who also graduated from Nyack College with her B.S. in Nursing (2014) and competed on Nyack’s Cross Country Team.