football letterman and Baylor football coach Doug Fertsch serves as Director
of the Sports Network. He is a 29-year veteran of athletics and coaching from
the collegiate and Texas high school levels. He enjoys engaging others
through athletic events while providing many opportunities for the Baylor
family to build solid relationships through various events.
Doug received his
bachelor's (’76) and master's degree (’77) from Baylor. He has also completed
mid-management certification hours from Sam Houston State University (’89).
He also was an offensive lineman for the Baylor Bears under Coach Grant Teaff
from 1973-75 as a member of the '74 SWC Championship Team and the '75 Cotton
served as Baylor's Offensive Line Coach from 1999-2002 and was a finalist for
the Frank Broyles Assistant Coach of the Year Award in 2001. He has also
coached at UTEP, Sam Houston State and the University of Louisiana at
Lafayette. He is a member of the "B" Association, AFCA, THSCA and
FCA. He also works with the Special Olympics and various other programs.
the high school level he was named the All-Greater Houston Coach of the Year
in 1984, District Coach of the Year ('84; '89) and Touchdown Club of Houston
Coach of the Year finalist ('89). Before returning to Baylor in 2006, he
served as Round Rock ISD Associate Athletic Director. Doug also has served as
Chairman of the Texas High School Coaches Association and was elected to the
Board of Directors in 1989.
and his wife, Tricia, have two daughters both Baylor graduates, Jessica (BA
'06) and Allison (BA ’13). Jessica is married to Damon Dotson former Baylor
FB (’03-’07) and they have a son Cooper (3). They reside in Woodway, Texas,
and are devout members of St. Jerome's Catholic Church.