The IHSBCA Hall of Fame Class of 1996 included, Al Huppert - Panora, Kevin Rhomberg - Dubuque, Eugene Meister - Algona Garrigan, Bill Hand - Hampton and Terry Fox of Colfax-Mingo.
Class 4A District Coaches of the Year for 1996 included Ed Feyen - Dubuque Wahlert, Brad Rose - Ottumwa and Steve Shanks of Sioux City East.
College Coaches of the Year in 1996 included Rick Heller of Upper Iowa University and Rick Sandquist of Iowa Central Community College.
Class 2A District Coaches of the Year for 1996 included, Ken Schreiber - CB St. Albert and Dave Middleton - North Polk.
Class 3A District Coaches for 1996 included, Jim Gebhart - Saydel, Steve Daeges - Harlan and Larry Milledge of Chariton.
District Umpires of the Year for 1996 included, Ev Peterson - Cedar Rapids, Fr. Craig Collison - Carroll and Troy Plummer - DesMoines.
Hall of Famers Dick Wagner - Burlington and Pinky Primrose of Cedar Rapids.
West District Assistant Coach of the Year 1996
Tim O’Neil - Sioux City Heelan
Class 3A NE District Coach of the Year 1996
Mike Morrison - West Delaware
President Phil Lebo is photographed with 1996 Media Award Winners Gary Bucklin - Creston Radio, Arden Schoep - Nevada Journal and Dearrel Bates of Quad City Times.