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Coaches Honor Roll

WIAA State Tournament Appearances

This is The Fastpitch Chronicle Coaches Honor Roll

WIAA State Tournament Appearances (2 or more trips) 
Phil Adam - Ashwaubenon  - 14 
Tom Drohner - SPASH - 13
Dave Keel - Homestead - 13
Bob Tomlinson - Poynette - 11
Rod Wilterdink - Cedarburg  - 9 
Darrell Lashen - Loyal - 9 
John Malin - Kimberly - 9  
Doug Mock - Oakfield - 9
Ann Molski - Pacelli - 9
Roger Schliewe - Horicon  - 9
Don Bjelland - Grantsburg - 9
Jerry Cognetta - Elmwood - 8 
Deb Malueg - Marion - 8 
Jim "Louie" Lawinger - Sussex Hamilton - 8
Janel Batten - Appleton East - 8
Jim Kivisto - Hurley - 8
Bob LeCaptain - Denmark  - 7 
Dale Buvid - Monroe - 7
Jeff Hodgson -Belmont  7 
Cindy Suess - 7 -  Verona 5  and Oshkosh North 2
Tony Porath - New London - 7
Melinda Hull - New London - 7

Jamie Olson - Sun Prairie - 7
Dave Christman - Oshkosh West - 6 
Wayne Sojkowski - Milwaukee Bay View (now at Cudahy)  - 6 
Jeff Setz - New Berlin Eisenhower - 6
Bob Sulser - 6 - Madison Memorial (4), Beloit Turner (2)
Patty Jansen -  Watertown - 6
Jared Faherty - Chippewa Falls - 6
Tim Hering - Whitewater  - 5 (retired) 
Chuck Koch - Marshall  - 5 (retired) 
Jim Haines - Pepin  - 5 (retired) 
Jim Turner - Altoona - 5 
Greg Lampe - Oak Creek  - 5 
Diane M. Yager - Seneca - 5
Gary Haus - Rice Lake - 5
Bob Movrich - Wilmot - 5
Scott Ritzema - Laconia - 5
Joe Dobson - Hartford  - 4 (retired) 
Russ Schaub - Middleton  - 4 
Marv Youngbeck - Mayville 4 
Del Schneeberger - Johnson Creek -  4 (retired) 
Dave Bjorge - Arcadia - 4
Tom & Konnie Lampe - Westosha Central - 4
Kurt Raguse & Amy Barbiaux , Germantown 4
Dawn Shimek - Mishicot 4

Greg Bratina - Blair-Taylor - 3
Glenda Smith - Tigerton - 3
Chad Tuescher - Verona - 3 
Kristyne J. Allison - Westosha Central - 3 
John Schroeder - Beloit Memorial  - 3 (retired after 2006 season) 
Tim Pederson - Amherst  - 3 
Diana Kolovos - Wilmot Union  - 3  
Dave Mills/Amy Zeihen - Portage  - 3 
Jim Getzloff - Wisconsin Rapids Assumption  - 3 (plus one WISAA trip) 
Emily Martin - Arrowhead  - 3 
Jack Miller - Greenfield - 3  
Jeff Pross - Lancaster - 3
Eric & Sarah Steiner - Potosi - 3
Rick Coltrain - Baldwin-Woodville - 3
Jack Miller - Greenfield - 3
Mike Urban - Oakfield - 3
Bill Weyers - Kimberly 3
Brad Ceranski - Thorp - 3 
Brian Phelps - Gilman - 3
Kurt Rhyner - Thorp - 3
Todd Breuer - Weyauwega-Fremont - 3
Ken Dischler - Chequamegon and Oshkosh North - 2
Jim Van Lanen - Ashwaubenon - 2 
Gene Vandike - Dodgeville - 2 
Bob Koch - Montello - 2 
Brian Johnson - Shawano 2 
Bob Schmick - Chippewa Falls 2 
Bob Janssen - Columbus 2 
Kevin Colburn - LaCrosse Central - 2 
Tom Reifenberg - Greendale  - 2 
Henry Pleuss - Wausau West - 2  
Heather Spetz - Sevastopol - 2 
Scott Katterhagen - Union Grove -2 
John Miller - Greenfield - 2 
Ron Sunne - LaCrosse Logan - 2 
Reed Rudie - Appleton North - 2 
Virgil Berndt - Medford - 2 
Nathan Vance - Oak Creek - 2 
Pat Delcore - Southern Door - 2 
Earl Larson - McDonell Central - 2 
Rich Anderson - Germantown - 2 
Don Schoen - Luxemburg-Casco - 2 
Jeff Agnew - Fort Atkinson - 2 
Gale Grahn - Plymouth - 2
Ken Hall - New Lisbon - 2
Brian Sabel - Oakfield - 2
Chelsea Rosenow - 2 - McDonell Catholic


WIAA State Tournament Championships (more than 1)
Tom Drohner - 8 - SPASH (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2011,2016)
Deb Malueg - 6 - Marion (1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992)
Bob Tomlinson - 5 - Poynette (1998, 2005, 2011,2018, 2019)
Bob LeCaptain 4 - Denmark (1982, 1983, 1991, 1997) 
John Malin - 4- Kimberly (1980,1981, 1988, 1989) 
Roger Schliewe - 4 - Horicon (2002, 2003,2018, 2019) 
Phil Adam - 3 - Ashwaubenon (1992, 1993, 1994) 
Darrell Laschen - 3 - Loyal (1978,1979,1980,) 
Scott Ritzema - 3 - Laconia (2015-2016-2017)
Tim Roehrig - 3 - Kaukauna (2010 - 2017)
Doug Mock - 2 - Oakfield - (1997, 2009, 2011)
Jim Getzloff - 2 - Assumption (2001, 2005) 
Jim Haines - 2 - Pepin (1995, 1998) 
Denny Coppernoll - 2 - River Valley (1985, 1986) 
Pete Kopplin - 2 - Marshfield (1991, 1997) 
Jerry Cognetta - 2 - Elmwood (1977, 1984) 
Chuck Koch - 2 - Marshall (1987, 1989) 
Glen Vander Velden - 2 - Southern Door (1992, 1994) 
George Scherck - 2 - Neenah (1990, 1995) 
Glenna Anderson - 2 - Bayfield (1981, 1982) 
Don Bjelland - 2 - Grantsburg (2006, 2009)
Don Schoen - 2 - (2009 - 2010) 
Ken Hall - 2 - New Lisbon (1977, 1978)

WIAA State Tournament Runner-Ups (more than 1) 
Bob Tomlinson 4 - Poynette (1999, 2003, 2012, 2015) 
Dale Buvid - Monroe - 4 (2004, 2008, 2009, 2012)
Darrel Laschen - 3 - Loyal (1988, 1989, 1993) 
Jerry Cognetta - 3 - Elmwood (1986, 1994, 1995) 
Dave Keel - 3 - Homestead (1983, 1988, 2010)
Ken Roberts - 3 - Madison LaFollette (1978, 1979, 1986)
Jim Kivisto - 3 - Hurley (2001, 2007, 2021)   
Jamie Olson - 3 - Sun Prairie (2012-2019-2021)
Connie Rutledge - 2 - Bonduel (1980, 1981) 
Dee Jay McFarland - 2 - Watertown (1981, 1984) 
Cindy Suess - 2 - Verona (2001, 2002) 
Diana Kolovos - 2 - Wilmot (1986, 1987) 
Joe Dobson - 2 - Hartford (1992, 1994) 
Chuck Koch - 2 - Marshall (1990, 1991) 
Diane Yager - 2 - Seneca (1992, 1996) 
Jim Haines - 2 Pepin (1999, 2005) 
Jeff Hodgson - 2 - Belmont (2003, 2006) 
Gene VanDyke  - 2 - Dodgeville (1994, 2000) 
Gary Haus - 2 - Rice Lake
Bob Movrich - 2 - Wilmot (1982, 2011)
Patty Jansen - 2 - Watertown (2015-2016)
Jamie Olson - 2 - Sun Prairie (2011-2017)
Sue Stoltenberg -2 - Wausaukee (2002-2017)

WIAA State Final Four Appearances 2 or more
Division 1 schools have three levels of play at the WIAA State Tournament, quarter finals, semi-finals and finals. Divisions  2, 3, 4  and 5 have a semi-final and final. Division 1 schools often play two or three fewer games to get the state tournament than do D-2, D-3, D-4 and D-5 schools. For many D-2, D-3, D-5 and D-5 schools the state semi-final games are the sixth games they have had to play during WIAA tournament play. For most D-1 schools the quarterfinal games are just their fourth tournament game. When comparing coaches for induction into the WFSCA Hall of Fame, just listing state tournament appearances is not a fair comparison when considering a coach from D-2,3, 4 or D5 to a coach in D-1. Losing at the quarter final level of the state tournament is the same as losing a D-2, D-3, D-4 or D-5 sectional semi-final or sectional final game. This newly created category by The Faspitch Chronicle levels the playing field when considering state tournament success. The Final Four is the best comparison to use. Send updates to faspich1@gmail.com with and include the years that a Final Four appearance was achieved.

Tom Drohner - 11 - SPASH (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Bob Tomlinson - 11 - Poynette  (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Darrel Lashen - 9 - Loyal ( WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Doug Mock - 9 - Oakfield
Don Bjelland - 8 - Grantsburg 
Phil Adam 8 - Ashwaubenon (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Deb Maleug 8 - Marion ( WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Jerry Cognetta - 8 - Elmwood (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Roger Schliewe - 8 Horicon (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Jim Kivisto - 8 Hurley (WFSCA Member)
Bob LeCaptain - 7 - Denmark ( WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Jim Kvisto - 7 - Hurley (WFSCA Hall of Fame Member)
Dale Buvid - Monroe - 7 (Is a WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Ann Molski - 7 - Pacelli
Jeff Setz - 6 - New Berlin Eisenhower 
Tony Porath - 6 - New London 
Jeff Hodgson - 6 - Belmont
Chuck Koch - 5 - Marshall 
Jim Haines - 5 - Pepin (Is a WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Jim Turner - 5 - Altoona
Diane Yaeger - 5 - Seneca (Is a WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Gary Haus - 5 - Rice Lake (Is a WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Scott Ritzema - Laconia - 5 (4 Consecutive 2014-2017)
Dave Keel - Homestead - 4 (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Marv Youngbeck - 4 - Mayville(Is a WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Dave Christman - 4 - Oshkosh West
Del Schneeberger - 4 - Johnson Creek (IWFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Bob Movrich - 4 - Wilmot
Janel Batten - 4 - Appleton East
Jared Faherty - 4 - Chippewa Falls
Jamie Olson - 4 - Sun Prairie
Dave Bjorge - 4 - Arcadia 
Dawn Shimek - 4 - Mishicot
Bill Davis - 4 - Juda/Albany  
Brian Phelps - Gilman - 3
Brad Ceranski - Thorp - 3
Glenda Smith - 3 - Tigerton (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Tim Pederson - 3 - Amherst (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Rod Wilterdink - 3 - Cedarburg (WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductee)
Jeff Pross - 3 - Lancaster
Dave Mills/Amy Zeihn - 3 - Portage (Co-Head Coaches)
Eric & Sarah Steiner - 3 - Highland
Jim Getzloff - 3 - Assumption (plus 1 WISAA Final Four)
Tim Roehrig - 3 - Kaukauna (2010, 2017, 2021)
Kurt Khyner - 2 - Thorp 
Sue Stoltenberg -2 - Wausaukee (2002-2017)
Jason Steinmetz - 2 - Bloomer (2015-2017)
Greg Lampe - 2 - Oak Creek (2000 & 2002)
Steve Lyga - 2 - Cochrane/Fountain City (2014 & 2016)
Gale Grahn - 2 - Plymouth
Blake Edwards - 2 - Phillips (2017, 2021)
Stacy Clark - 2 - Lomira (2015, 2021)

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The Fastpitch Chronicle Coaches Honor Roll Page is dedicated to the memory of longtime Middleton assistant coach Jerry Haugen.

Listed on this page are the coaches who have achieved milestones in terms of the number of victories their varsity teams have won, number of conference championships won, sectional championships and state championships and runner-up finishes. To add a coach to the list, e-mail the information to us at faspich1@aol.com.

We are also interested in honoring coaches who coach at the JV level or freshman level. They are important too and should be recognized. Send information via e-mail and we'll create a category for them.

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