Head coach of UNB Varsity Reds men's basketball team taking leave of absence

The head coach of the UNB Varsity Reds men's basketball team is taking a leave of absence. 

A news release from the UNB Varsity Reds says Brent Baker is taking time off to deal with on-going health issues. 

Baker joined the Varsity Reds in 2008 and he's coached over 200 games. 

Assistant Coach Matt Daley is serving as the team's interim head coach and will continue until Baker's return. 

Baker's leave of absence has already begun, and he's set to return to his coaching duties in the fall.