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Hall of Fame

2023 Inductees

4 individuals holding plaques

2022 Inductees

2022 WFSCA Hall of Fame Inductees

Left to Right Patty Jansen Watertown, Jeff Hodgson Belmont, Janel Batten Appleton East, Stephanie Hauser WIAA

2021 Inductees

6 people standing, holding plaques

2020 Inductees

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees


Pictured (L to R) Dan Bayreuther – Fort Atkinson and Janesville Craig, Jim “Louie” Lawinger – Hamilton Sussex and Platteville High School, Gary Haus – Rice Lake High School, Joel Claassen – Milwaukee Pius Catholic High School, and John Peterson – WIAA Master Umpire – Madison.

2016 Inductees

2016 Inductees

2016 Hall of Fame

WFSCA Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association would like to congratulate the 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee Class. 

Jim Wickert - McFarland and Madison College

Jim Wickert was an Assistant Coach at McFarland High School for 27 years.  It's estimated that at least 457 wins were registered during his tenure, along with 8 conference championships, 10 regional championships and 2 trips to the State Tournament.  He coached a boy’s fastpitch team which won the WI ASA 12-U State Championship in 1992.  Jim served as Director of approx. 75 tournaments, both youth and adult, including the first NAFA "Continental World Series of Boys Fastpitch Softball (1995).  He has also served as an Asst. Coach and Recruiter at Madison College.

Roger Schliewe - Horicon

Roger Schliewe has been a Coach at Horicon for 26 years.  He has coached in 609 games in that time period picking up win 450 in 2015 and continuing with a record or 457 - 152.  He has won 15 Conference Championships, 13 Regional Championships and 6 Sectional Championships. Horicon advanced to the State Tournament 6 times and has won the State Championship in 2002 and 2003 with a Runner-up in 2001.

Dave Keel - Homestead

Dave Keel has been the head softball coach at Homestead High School for 34 years.  During that time, he has an overall coaching record of 528-186.  Dave is only the third Wisconsin High School head softball coach to attain 500 career victories.  He has won 13 Conference titles and 13 sectional Championships. Homestead has advanced to the State tournament 13 times and has been State Runner-up in 1983, 1988, and 2010.


2015 Inductees

2015 Inductees

2015 Hall of Fame

WFSCA Announces 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association would like to congratulate the 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee Class. 

Tim Pederson – Amherst

Tim Pederson has been a head coach at Taylor and Amherst for 29 years. He has coached in 571 games in that time period surpassing the 400 win barrier in 2013 and finishing with a record of 402-169. He has won 7 conference championships, advanced to the State Tournament 3 times and won a State Championship in 1999.

Bob Sulser – Beloit Memorial

Bob Sulser has been a head coach for 27 years compiling an amazing 394 wins against only 169 losses. He started his career at Madison Memorial and has been the Coach at Beloit Turner for the past 14 years. In his career he has lead his teams to 11 conference championships, 5 state appearances, and a runner-up finish at the State Tournament in 2002.

Marv Youngbeck – Mayville

Marv Youngbeck has been the coach at Mayville for 21 years. In that time he has compiled a record of 301 wins and 137 losses. His tenure at Mayville has included 10 conference championships, 4 state appearances, and the 1999 State Championship.

Hall of Fame Nomination Process

WFSCA Members may nominate individuals for the Hall of Fame. The document below includes the criteria and nomination form.

For more information contact: Hall of Fame Coordinator Jeff Agnew at 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Name Program Class
Dave Keel Homestead 2016
Roger Schliewe Horicon 2016
Jim Wickert McFarland and Madison College 2016
Tim Pederson Amherst 2015
Bob Sulser Beloit Memorial 2015
Marv Youngbeck Mayville 2015
John Schroeder Beloit Memorial 2014
Glenda Smith Tigerton 2014
Don Vruwink Milton 2014
Dale Buvid Monroe 2013
Paul Olson Fort Atkinson 2013
Jim Turner Altoona 2013
Kris Allison Westosha Central 2012
Mike Regner LaCrosse Central 2012
Del Schneeberger Johnson Creek 2012
Jim Haines Pepin 2011
Steve Ryan Waunakee 2011
Steve Schmikla McFarland 2011
Diane Yager DC Everest, Seneca 2011
Greg Lampe Oak Creek 2010
Bob LeCaptain Denmark and Green Bay West 2010
John Malin Kimberly 2010
Russell Shaub Middleton 2010
Bob Tomlinson Poynette 2010
Rod Wilterdink Cedarburg 2010
Tory Acheson Whitnall, UW-Parkside and Tennessee Tech 2009
Phillip Adam Ashwaubenon 2009
David and Mary Lou Jones Platteville 2009
Pete Kopplin Marshfield 2009
Darrell Laschen Loyal 2009
Debbie Malueg Marion 2009