Area Coaches Recognized by MHSBCA


The Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association its 2017 regional coaches of the year, with four northern Michigan coaches receiving the honor.

In addition, the organization has also named its assistant coaches of the year.

Division 1

Josh Kostrzewa – Northville

Michael Hansen – Grand Haven

Dan Cimini – Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett

Eric Magiera – Rochester

Keith Allen – Holt

Scott Theisen – Saline

Bob Andrezejewski – Saginaw Heritage

Joe Emanuele – Sterling Heights Stevenson

Coach of the Year: Josh Kostrzewa – Northville

Division 2

Nick Bosker – Allendale

Mark Nate – Stevensville Lakeshore

Chuck Osika – Corunna

Adam Taylor – Chelsea

Dan Deegan – Dearborn Divine Child

Steve Herbst – Macomb Lutheran North

Shane Thompson – Sault Ste. Marie

Jeff Hartt – Bay City John Glenn

Coach of the Year: Mark Nate – Stevensville Lakeshore

Division 3

Michael Magier – Riverview Gabriel Richard

Greg Fettes – Madison Heights Bishop Foley

Victor Gomez – Caro

Tony Escamilla – Hemlock

Tom Passinault – Traverse City St. Francis

George Rosinski – Grand Rapids West Catholic

Larry Phelps – Schoolcraft

Scott Salow – Homer

Coach of the Year: Greg Fettes – Madison Heights Bishop Foley

Division 4

Dan Noble – Royal Oak Shrine

Tyler Bader – Unionville-Sebewaing Area

Dan Beeney – St. Joseph Lake Michigan

Steve Schuitema – Muskegon Catholic Central

Bryan Scheurer – Portland St. Patrick

Jeremy Beal – Hudson

Matt Nowicki – Gaylord St. Mary

Jim Smith – Rudyard

Coach of the Year: Bryan Scheurer – Portland St. Patrick

2017 Assistant Coaches of the Year

Joe Dorton – Woodhaven

Chris Stirn – Chippewa Hills

Gary Koller – Niles Brandywine

Mark Bonkowski – Detroit Country Day

Dave Malito – Vicksburg

Brian Marble – Sparta

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