February 1, 1972 (41 years old)
Columbia Heights, MN
Baxter advanced to five Final Fours on the AVP Tour from 2003 to 2005 with four different partners. During that span, no other player has made it to the semifinals with as many different partners. In 2005 he ranked eighth in both digs (629) and kills (1,152).
College : Baxter played volleyball at Ball State University where his team finished third at the 1994 NCAA tournament. Earned a silver medal at the 1994 Olympic Festival. Also played in the Olympic Festival in 1995. Baxter has a Bachelor's Degree in Corporate Financial Management from Ball State University. Began his volleyball career at the junior level for Team Sota of Minnesota.
Personal : Baxter has two sisters (Denise, older and Taylor, younger). He enjoys golf, working out, scuba, traveling, yoga, and anything else that is active or competitive. Favorite movie is Rounders and favorite TV show is The Big Break on the Golf Channel. His favorite artist is Sting and a big fat burrito is his favorite meal. Spends part of his off season helping coach high school volleyball. "Bax" credits Karch Kiraly as his inspiration to pursue the professional beach game. The athletes he most looks up to are Kevin Garnett and Deion Sanders. If he weren't playing volleyball he would "probably be grinding it out on one of the Professional Golf Tours, hopefully it would be the PGA Tour."