Baar was the leader of the soccer section of the Hakoah of
Sports Club in Austria and mentor of
the internationally renowned Hakoah-
Vienna Soccer Club from 1911 to 1927.
From 1927 to 1938, Baar
served as vice president of Hakoah of Vienna.
When Germany annexed Austria in
1938, he immigrated to Israel. Baar
soon was given responsibility for organizing
all Hapoel soccer activities,
during which time he established
courses for coaches and referees. In
1945, the British Palestine Authority
appointed him to select a national soccer
Baar was manager of Israel’s National
Soccer Team from 1948 to 1954.
In the late 1940s, he and I. Kerner established
the Hakoah Federation of