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  • Charlie Beaver

    Charlie Beaver

    For 25 years, Beaver carried the torch and showed the way for youth wrestlers of Bay County. He served as president of the Bay County Road Runners youth wrestling club, introducing hundreds of kids to the sport and paving the way to spectacular careers. He helped launch the Mid-Michigan Wrestling Association and the Northeast Michigan Wrestling Association, expanding opportunities for kids across the state. Beaver died in 2020 at the age of 77.

  • Dan Revette

    Dan Revette

    An impact-maker on his community as a youth baseball, basketball and football coach, he carved a one-of-a-kind niche at Bay County Pony League. An iconic figure at Coryell Field for 25 seasons, he was chosen as head coach of the primary All-Star team most of those years. Bay County appeared in 22 North Zone tournaments and 12 World Series during his tenure. His 1998 team was the first Bay County team to qualify for the World Series in 15 years and his 2006 squad was the first to win at game at the ultimate level. He was presented the Joe E. Brown Fellowship Award for his dedication to youth last year. A longtime basketball and football coach at Bay City Western Middle School, he also served as the first head coach of the Delta College baseball program after helping launch the endeavor in 2009. A mentor to dozens of kids who went on to play college and professional baseball, Revette died in 2019 at the age of 66.

  • Fred Neering

    Fred Neering


    • Essexville St John - 1958 (4 Years Basketball & Baseball)
    • Bay City Junior College All State - Baseball
    • Graduate Central Michigan University
    • Coached - 15U - Girls Softball - Three State Championships and 3rd Place World Series Finish
    • ASA 16U - Two State Championships
    • ASA 18U - Two State Championships
    • High School Coach: Three State Championship Appearances
      -- Two Championships & One Second Place Finish
    • Coached - Two Top Ten ASA Teams
    • Coached Boys Baseball in Puerto Rico
    • Coached Girls Softball in Hawaii, Australia, Netherlands, & Belgium
    • Coached at Saginaw Valley State University -- Most Wins in History Of SVSU Softball
      -- 96% Graduation Rate
    • Instrumental in Assisting Many Athletes to Advance to the Collegiate Level

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    • Gary Stefaniak


      • Member of Bay County Pony League since 1974. Have held offices of Secretary, President, and Treasurer.
      • Pony Baseball/Softball Field Director, Region Director, Division Director, and Member of International Board of Directors.
      • Joe E. Brown Fellowship Award from Pony Baseball (1991), North Zone Director of the Year (1998), and member of Pony
      • Baseball Wall of Fame (2008).
      • Essexville Garber Football Coach (1978 – 2013).  Held many positions including Head Coach.
      • Essexville Garber Junior Varsity Baseball Coach since 1978. 
      • Awarded Assistant Coach of the Year by the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association in 1991.
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    • Gene Rademacher

      Gene Rademacher

      Rademacher went from playing quarterback at Western Michigan University in 1970 to teaching and coaching at T.L. Handy in 1971, and he’s been a fixture of the local football scene ever since. He spent 16 years on the sidelines at Handy, including as head coach from 1973-77, before joining the Central football staff for a 30-year run. He also assisted with basketball, baseball and track along the way, but Rademacher carved his niche on the gridiron. He was part of the 1994 staff that guided the Wolves to a state runner-up showing and was named Assistant Coach of the Year by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association in 2014. A St. Johns native, he was a three-year letterwinner in football at WMU. The longtime Bay City educator currently serves on the Bay City Public Schools board of education.

    • Jerry Toyzan


      • A standout player who became a standout coach,
      • Toyzan was a fixture on the local sports scene for five decades. The 1952 Bay City Central graduate excelled in football, basketball, and baseball. He led the city in points scored while earning all-Saginaw Valley League honors as a halfback in football.
      • He lettered four seasons as a defensive back in football and as an outfielder in baseball at Central Michigan University. He returned to Bay City and coached high school football at Central for 33 years, serving as freshman and JV head coach and varsity assistant.
      • A Little League, Pony League and American Legion baseball coach in the summer, he was varsity head coach at Central for 13 seasons, winning the school’s first district title in 1977.
      • He also coached freshman and junior varsity basketball at Central and served brief stints as varsity coach at Central and Handy.

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      • Jim Deming


        • Thirty (30) years of coaching football and basketball in Bay County (St. James, St. Stanislaus, All Saints and John Glenn)
        • Assistant Coach with the Bay City All Saints 1974 and 1975 State Boys Basketball Championship Teams
        • Associate Head Coach with the Delta College 1989 NJCAA Men's National B-Ball Championship Team
        • Coached 11 current Bay County Sports Hall of Fame members
        • Nine (9) years as Athletic and Recreation Director of Bangor Township Schools
        • Served on the MHSAA Football, Swimming and Scholarship Committees
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      • Tom Stasik


        • 1965 - St. Mary High School Father Cahill Scholar-Athlete Award
        • 1966-68 United States Navy Seabees - Two Vietnam Tours - Purple Heart Medal
        • State Championships Made Rite 72 and 79 AUL 77 83 and MVP ASA 1980
        • 1979 - ISC World Champion Saginaw Bolters - Designated Hitter
        • 1979 - Play or Coach in 5 ASA National and 7 ISC World Tournaments
        • 1984 - Mt. Morris High School Class B State Champions Class B Coach of the Year
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