In 2014, Dominique Baeyens led Belgium's men's team to their first FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship appearance in 36 years. They finished equal 17th. Previously he had coached the team to gold in the 2013 European League. In the 2014 FIVB Volleyball World League he guided Belgium to a third-place finish in Group 2 in their first appearance in the event. Before taking over the national team in 2012, Baeyens had coached Belgian club teams Cera Tarnat, Zellik and Knack Roeselare. With the latter he won six national titles, four Belgian Cups and five Belgian Supercups. He has been named Belgium's Coach of the Year eight times. As a player he won the Belgian Cup with Kruikenburg.