Bill Baer is the heart, mind and soul of East High Rugby. He is our leader.
Bill serves as general manager, treasurer, and recruiter; as head coach, mentor, and counselor; as inspiration, conscience, and encouragement.
Bill flanked for Tulane University, the Queen City Rugby Football Club, and the Colorado Old Boys. Bill has coached for nineteen years at East, leading East Rugby to 315 victories in 405 matches, earning four State Championships, while insisting that players put academics, conduct, and family first.
Bill holds a USA Rugby Level III Coaching Certificate, was inducted to the Eastern Rockies Rugby Football Union Hall of Fame, was twice selected as "Coach of the Year" by Colorado Youth Rugby, and continues to serve as Vice President of Rugby Colorado.
Meticulously organized, striving to improve, Bill Baer lives and breathes East Rugby. We are all better because of him.
Jeff has given to East Rugby over many years in many vital ways.
As a player on the 1994 State runner up team, he received the Team Player Award and was selected as All-State.
Jeff coached at East from 2000-2007, including the 2002 and 2004 State Championships. As an alumni leader he was founder and captain of the summer league team "Softball Was Full". That team of mostly East alumni won the Summer 7's League four times and the Scottish Highlands 10's Tournament five years in a row.
Jeff captained the University of Colorado team and the second team of the Denver Barbarians. In England he played for the University of Lancaster and the London Exiles.
Jeff contributions have been critical in defining the positive character of East High Rugby.