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Area Coaches Honored By SDHSCA

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Posted: Friday, April 23, 2010 12:00 am

WATERTOWN — After both the boys’ and girls’ teams made Class B state tournament, Viborg’s Galen Schoenefeld (boys’) and Pat Kraning (girls’) earned Region 6B Head Coach of the Year Awards.

The Vikings’ Dean Jacobsen also earned Lower Level Coach of the Year for Regions 5-8B.

Parker cleaned up the rest of the Region 6B awards with Bill Leberman (boys’) and Jennifer Schmitz (girls’) being named the Assistant Coaches of the Year for the region.

In Region 7B, the Coaches of the Year were Burnell Glanzer of Tripp/Delmont-Armour, who led the Nighthawks to the Class B state tournament, and Parkston’s Rob VanLaecken.

The Region 7B Assistant Coaches of the Year were Jeff Wepking of Avon and Tera Koupal of Wagner.

Centerville’s Lisa Kraning was named Region 5-8B Lower Level Coach of the Year for the girls.


Region 1: Head Coach: Todd Neuendorf, Aberdeen Roncalli; Assistant: John Brown, Clark/Willow Lake

Region 2: Head Coach: Michael Ricke, Madison; Assistant: Randy Santema, Sioux Valley

Region 3: Head Coach: Mike Lodmel, Sully Buttes; Assistant: Kurt Schulz, Hitchcock-Tulare

Region 4: Head Coach: Doug Schauer, Faith; Assistant: Dusty Petz, Spearfish

Region 5: Head Coach: Bill Marquardt, McCook Central-Montrose; Assistant: Steven Deibert, Bridgewater-Emery

Region 6: Head Coach: Galen Schoenefeld, Viborg; Assistant: Bill Leberman, Parker

Region 7: Head Coach: Burnell Glanzer, Tripp/Delmont Armour; Assistant: Jeff Wepking, Avon

Region 8: Head Coaches: Jim Drake, Winner and Eldon Marshall, White River; Assistants: John Daiss, Hill City and Jared Bouman, White River


Region 1: Head Coaches: Cal Schubert, Sisseton and Brian Hogie, Ipswich; Assistant: Kari Jung, Warner

Region 2: Head Coach: Leslie Tvedt, Castlewood; Assistant: Scott Mitchell, Deuel

Region 3: Head Coach: Mike Ring, Highmore-Harrold; Assistant: Kami Moody, Woonsocket

Region 4: Head Coach: Donavan DeBoer, Rapid City Stevens; Assistant: Eric Thomson, Spearfish

Region 5: Head Coach: Jeff Breitkreutz, Tri-Valley; Assistants: Dave Mudder, Garretson and Kim DeRouchey, Hanson

Region 6: Head Coach: Pat Kraning, Viborg; Assistant: Jennifer Schmitz, Parker

Region 7: Head Coach: Rob VanLaecken, Parkston; Assistant: Tera Koupal, Wagner

Region 8: Head Coach: John Hess, Wall; Assistant: None

Other Honors

Boys’ Lower Level COTY

Regions 1-4: Bob Billotto, Eueka/Bowdle

Regions 5-8: Dean Jacobsen, Viborg

Girls’ Lower Level COTY

Regions 1-4: Tim Boeck, Arlington

Regions 5-8: Lisa Kraning, Centerville


Men’s: John Hemenway, Dakota Wesleyan University

Women’s:  Aaron Johnston, South Dakota State University

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