Mitch Koester

Year Inducted: 2014

Category: Players

Schools / Organizations: Teutopolis High School
Purdue University (baseball)

Biography: Mitch was a 1st-team IBCA Class A all-state player in 2000 at Teutopolis High School.  He started on the Wooden Shoes’ 1998 IHSA Elite Eight team and the 2000 IHSA state runner-up squad.  His 1,892 career points and 2,668 assists set Teutopolis records.  Mitch accepted a baseball schlarship to Purdue University where he was a 4-year standout and starter for the majority of his collegiate career.  He has been the head baseball coach at Kaskaskia Community College.