2020-2021 IHSBCA Award Winners:
Due to the COVID Pandemic, the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association did not hold its 53rd annual Awards Banquet. The HOF class of 2021 will be inducted at next year’s 2022 clinic in Cedar Rapids. We are giving out some of our annual awards this year. Those award winners are listed below:
Hall Of Fame Inductee’s (2022): Billy Argo (Coach) – Davenport
Mike Laird (Coach) – William Penn University, Oskaloosa
Nick Zumsande (Coach) – Muscatine
Brian Luft (Coach) – Des Moines
Reggie Stalzer (Player) – Marshalltown
Joe Hoerner (Player) - Dubuque
Jay Flora (Umpire) - Marshalltown
10 year service award: Shane Akers (Central Decatur), Travis Angell (Waverly-Shell Rock), John Jaeger (Ottumwa), Jeff Rapp (Dub. Hempstead),
Tony Stenberg (Grinnell), Shawn Welsh (Belle Plaine).
15 year service award: Brad Andersen (SE Valley), Brent Broeker (Mt. Pleasant),
Tyler Downing (Charles City), Eric Evans (DM Roosevelt),
AJ Feuerbach (Clear Lake), Jason Holst (AVOCA),
Cale Kramer (Hinton), Troy Wulf (West Liberty).
20 year service award: Sheldon Card (Pleasantville), Steve Gebhart (Saydel).
25 year service award: Dan Dougherty (MVAOCOU), Scott Edmundson (Tri-County).
30 year service award: Wyatt Zoske (North Polk).
35 year service award:
40 year service award: Brad Ewest (North Polk), Dick Smith (Ogden).
45 year service award: Mike Laird (William Penn).
Media Awards: West District – Matt Gengler (Missouri Valley Times)
Central District – Chris Johnson (Ft. Dodge Messenger)
East District – Cole Cook (KCII Radio - Washington)
Dan Berns (KCTN Radio - Elkader)
“True Pitch” District Diamond Awards:
Northeast District – Waverly-Shell Rock
West District - Spencer
Central District - Bondurant-Farrar
Southeast District - Wilton
“True Pitch” State Diamond Winner - Bondurant-Farrar
100 Win Club: Joe Bahnsen (Hudson), Ryan Denney (Lawton-Bronson),
Jeremy Eldred (Gilbert), Danny Hershberger (Hillcrest Acad.)
Kurtis Hinkel (Logan-Magnolia), Ryan Hodges (Centerville),
Dan Jameson (Nodaway Valley), Matt Lokenvitz (Hampton-Dumont),
Duncan Patterson (St. Albert), Dustin Rewerts (Denver),
Nick Steenhagen (Ames), Gary Steffen (Crestwood), Troy Wulf (West Liberty).
200 Win Club: Derek Anderson (Benton Community), Alex Bohl (MC Newman),
Mark Roering (Dowling).
300 Win Club: Jon Fitzpatrick (Indianola), Derek Flack (DM Christian),
Chris Hill (Roland-Story), Jim Janovick (Madrid), Dan Stepan (Turkey Valley),
Chad Wiedman (Norwalk).
Assistant Coach of the Year:
West District: Brad Blum (Underwood)
Northeast District: Joe Beland (St. Ansgar)
Central District: Brent Delger (Gilbert)
Southeast District: Justin Schulte (New London)
Umpire of the Year: Northwest District – Corey Spangler (LeMars)
Northeast District – Chris Oberbroeckling (Marion)
Southwest District – Steve Shantz (Greenfield)
Southeast District – Mike Botts (Davenport)
Central District - Mike Kelly (Waukee)
Umpire of the Year: Steve Shantz
District Coach of the Year Awards:
Class 1A Northeast District – Joel Schares (Don Bosco)
Northwest District – Dean Harpenau (Remsen St. Mary’s)
Southwest District – Jon Fitzpatrick (Martensdale-St. Mary’s)
Southeast District – Chris Chiprez (Notre Dame, Burlington)
Central District – Dave Showalter (AGWSR)
Dan Kopriva (North Tama)
State Winner – Joel Schares
Class 2A Northeast District – Travis Griffith (North Linn)
Northwest District – Koury Kramer (West Lyon)
Southwest District – Scott Wallace (Treynor)
Southeast District – Andy Greiner (Mid-Prairie)
Central District – Eben Baumhover/Mike Kennedy (Van Meter)
State Winner – Eben Baumhover/Mike Kennedy
Class 3A Northeast District – Derek Anderson (Benton Community)
Southwest District – Chad Wiedmann (Norwalk)
Northwest District – Matt Nelson (Sgt. Bluff-Luton)
Central District – Jeremy Eldred (Gilbert)
Southeast District – Nick Zumsande (Clear Creek-Amana)
State Winner – Chad Wiedmann
Class 4A Northeast District – Jeff Rapp (Dubuque Hempstead)
West District – Kevin Dicus (Sioux City East)
North Central District – Michael Barta (Johnston)
South Central District – Mark Roering (WDM Dowling)
Southeast District – Derek Stecklein (Pleasant Valley)
State Winner – Michael Barta