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2018 Award Winners

The IHSBCA is proud to announce our annual award winners for the 2018 season.

Class 1A Coaches of the Year

Aurora (A. Christian)             Andy Zorger 

Ottawa (Marquette)              Todd Hopkins

Valmeyer                               Greg Reinhardt

Goreville                                Shawn Tripp

At Large Coach of the Year   Andrew Hagerman  Okaw Valley HS

1A Player of the Year

Jake Kutzendorf - (So.) Aurora Christian

Class 2A Coaches of the Year

Spring Valley Hall                    Tom Keegan

Herscher                                  Eric Regez

Teutopolis                                 Justin Fleener

Tuscola                                     Duff Hoel

At Large Coach of the Year      Jim Snoeyink         Timothy Christian                    

2A Player of the Year

Brant Vanaman- (Sr.) (Spring Valley) Hall

Class 3A Coaches of the Year

Morton                                      Jesse Crawford 

LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) Lee Milano

Troy (Triad)                                Jesse Bugger

Chicago (St. Ignatius College Prep) Sean Mason

At Large Coach of the Year    Antioch  Chris Malec

3A Player of the Year:           

Andrew Willhite         Stillman Valley High School

Class 4A Coaches of the Year

Plainfield (North)                              John Darlington 

Roselle (Lake Park)                         Dan Colucci

Huntley                                             Andy Jakubowski

Orland Park (Sandburg)                   Jim Morsovillo

At Large Coach of the Year              Tim Miller Buffalo Grove High School

4A Player of the Year

Alek Thomas              Mt. Carmel Catholic HS


Les Miller Man of the Year:   Dick Goss       The Herald News/Show Media

Mike Herbert Distinguished Service: Nathan Durst             Chicago White Sox

Bob Udell Umpire of the Year:          Lino Novielli             Fox Valley Blues

Summer Coach of the Year:   Phil Bodine     Plainfield South High School

Tom Hull Scout of the Year:              Nathan Sopena            St. Louis Cardinals

Media Relations Person of the Year:              Patricia Babcock McGraw

Assistant Coach of the Year:              Robert Burkhead             Alleman High School

2018 Hall of Fame Class

Booker, Bill

St. Bede Academy

Caliendo, Pete

USA Baseball

Fleener, Justin

Teutopolis High School

Frcka, George

Mather High School

Pohlman, Gregory

Carrollton High School  

Whalen, Troy

Grayslake Central High School