I.G.C.A. Senior Classic All Stars
Volleyball
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Connie Rasmussen
Awards/Honors:
Coached the Tri-State Senior All-Star match November 2012
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
Regional Semi-final match against Sheldon Season 2008
Gladys Genskow
Awards/Honors:
352-149-13 Record over the past 14 years at Eddyille-Blakesburg-Fremont, 10 South Central Conference Championships, 2006 State Tournament Qualifier, 2006 District Coach of the Year
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
2006 2nd round district match with Pella Christian at Pella Christian's small little gym being down 0-2 and we rallied back to win the match 16-14. The excitement the girls felt beating a team they have never been able to beat in the past will be forever a great memory.
James Brockway
Awards/Honors:
3x Conference Coach of the year. 4x District Coach of the year. Iowa region jrs. coach of the year 402-171-9
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
The delight in the eyes of 5th graders as they first realize how fun this game is.
Joe Schmitz
Awards/Honors:
2013 Coach of the Year/WaMac Conference (Western Division) 31-7 record (currently) WaMac West Champions for 2013 season. 18 years total head coaching experience Oelwein High School (6 years/41-110-23) Union Community High School (8 years/124-100-4) Independence High School (2010-present/59-79)
Favorite Volleyball Memory:
I've had a lot of memorable moments in my 18 years of coaching. Winning the WaMac (West Division) for the first time in school history has to rank at the top so far. We have also assured Independence High School of their first winning season in volleyball since 1998.