IBCA Hall of Fame

HOF Career Coaches

Bud VallinoName: Eugene Vallino

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Troy) Triad High School
Edwardsville High School

 

Biography:  Eugene "Bud" Vallino was inducted into the IBCA Hall of Fame in 1998 as a player.  He also coached in various positions for 43 seasons, 40 in Illinois.  His career includes stints as head boys' coach and head girls' coach at Edwardsville High School.  Bud has also served as an assistant coach at (Troy) Triad High School from 1993-2019.  His overall head coaching record is 319-192.  The teams he has helped coach have won 652 games against 478 losses.  Bud's involvement with high school athletics spans an impressive 53 years.

 

Norm ToenjesName: Norman Toenjes

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
Southwestern Illinois College
O'Fallon High School
Freeburg High School
Waterloo High School

 

Biography:  Norman has coached basketball in various capacities since 1977, beginning his career at St. James Grade School in Millstadt.  He served as both a head coach and an assistant during his career.  Norman was a boys' assistant coach at both Waterloo High School and O'Fallon High School.  His teams won 135 games and 4 IHSA Regional crowns when he served the O'Fallon program as head coach.  At Freeburg High School, Norman was the head coach for a program that won 138 games and an IHSA Regional title.  He began as an assistant coach at Southwestern Illinois College in 2007-2019.

 

Terry SouchekName: Terry Souchek

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Waterloo) Gibault Catholic High School
Valmeyer High School

 

Biography:  Terry's coaching career has spanned 40+ years.  He has coached grade school, junior high school, and high school basketball.  He served as the head coach at Valmeyer High School for 8 seasons where his teams won more than 100 games.  Terry joined IBCA Hall of Fame Coach Dennis Rueter (2010 inductee) at (Waterloo) Gibault Catholic High School in 1994 as an assistant coach, a position he still held at the time of his 2019 induction.  Terry has been a part of teams that won 8 IHSA Regional titles, and was a state runner-up in 1999.

 

Richard SteinName: Richard Stein

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
(Fairview Heights) Pontiac Junior High School
Belleville East High School
The United States Air Force
McKendree University

 

Biography:  Rich spent 32 years in the coaching profession, including 28 years in Illinois from 1956-1985.  Before coaching, Rich played at McKendree University where he set a school record of 30 consecutive free throws made in game competition.  Rich first coached while in the US Air Force, compiling a 75-7 record in 4 seasons.  He then spent 21 seasons at (Fairview Heights) Pontiac Junior High School, where his boys' teams won 240 games.  Rich was then the girls' coach there where his teams were 55-18 during 6 seasons.  Finally, Rich was the junior varsity boy's coach at Belleville East High School.

 

Dale SchuringName: Dale Schuring

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Career Coaches

Schools / Organizations:
Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond High School
Arthur-Lovington High School

 

Biography:  Dale has been a fixture at Arthur-Lovington High School and Arthur-Lovngton-Atwood-Hammond High School for more than three decades.  His coachng ledger includes 15 years as boys' head coach, eight as girls' head coach and seven years as a boys' assistant coach.  Dale's 268-150 boys' head coaching record includes 4 IHSA Regional titles and 2 IHSA Sweet 16 appearances.  His 121-98 girls' head coaching mark includes 2 IHSA Regional titles and 1 IHSA Sweet 16 appearance.  His combined record (head coach and assistant coach) was 528-301 through the 2018 season.