Northwest District

The Northwest District Baseball Coaches Association is associated with the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association, serving Allen, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Erie, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Huron, Lucas, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, Williams, Wood and Wyandot Counties, and also the city of Ashland.


  • President: Jeff Keck - - Vermilion
  • Vice President: Zach Moots - - Sandusky
  • Secretary: Rick Bowerman - - Seneca East
  • Treasurer; Chad Jensen - - Buckeye Central
  • Statistician: Nick Eddleblute -
  • District Dues & Spring Meeting

    Dues for the District 9 Baseball Coaches association are $30 and need to be payed by April 1st to Chad Jensen

    The District 9 Spring Meeting will be Sunday, May 21, 2023 at Seneca East High School - 2 PM Start time!

    2023 Sports Force District 9 All-Star Classic

    The 2023 Sports Force District 9 All-Star Classic will be played on June 15, 2023 at 7 PM at the Sports Force Athletic Complex in Sandusky. Match-ups will be as follows:

    • Erie/Ottawa Counties vs Richland County
    • Seneca/Hancock Counties vs Crawford/Wyondott Counties Sandusky/Wood/Lucas Counties vs Huron/Ashland Counties

    New Head Coaches

    The NW District 9 Coaches Association welcomes the following new head coaches and wishes them luck this season:

    • Gabe Kennedy-Clear Fork
    • Mark Howerth-Port Clinton
    • Jarrod Furr-Plymouth
    • Nick Kirk-South Central
    • Don Clark-Monroeville
    • Brock Bell-Hopewell Loudon
    • Jeff Strickler-Lexington
    • Jason Higgins-Norwalk
    • Nick Weber-Tiffin Columbian

    Graduate Players

    The following 2022 graduates are playing baseball at the next level! Congratulations men and good luck!

    • Marshall Shepherd-Shelby-Walsh
    • Logan Green-Shelby-Alderson Broaddus
    • Will Nissen-Genoa-Bluffton
    • Seth Witt-Genoa-Ashland
    • Avery Langenderfer-Wynford-Hocking
    • Sam Seidel-South Central-BGSU
    • Myles Miller-Old Fort-Terra State
    • Brody Symsick-Galion-Bluffton
    • Hudson Miller-Galion-Terra State
    • Hunter Yenkle-Calvert-Terra State
    • Ethan Mohr-Bellevue-Findlay
    • Carter LaPata-Bellevue-Mount Vernon Nazarene
    • Ethan Hendrickson-Vermilion-Lake Erie College
    • Ryan Thompson-Perrysburg-Findlay

    Upgraded Facilities

    The following schools have made facility upgrades:

    • Shelby-New field, infield turf and bullpens
    • New London-New hitting cages
    • Genoa-Dugout renovations
    • South Central-Infield dirt
    • Plymouth-New bullpens
    • St. Paul-New concrete walking paths around fields
    • Bellevue-Laser leveled and regraded the infield and extended visitors’ dugout

District Reps