James Baxter

Professional development phase coach

By Paul Hazlewood
James Baxter.

James Baxter became Albion’s under-18 professional development phase coach in January 2020, working alongside Mark Beard.

He joined Albion in 2012 as a lead foundation phase coach working with under-7s up to under-12s, before working his way up through the age groups in the academy.

Having coached with Southampton for eight-years, he spent six months at Portsmouth, joining the Albion academy from there.

Baxter holds a UEFA A licence, as well as a degree in Coaching for Performance in Football.