|Organization:||LaPorte High School (IN)|
In 38 years as head baseball coach at LaPorte (Indiana) High School, Ken Schreiber won 1,010 games and lost only 217. He concluded his legendary career in 1998 ranked No. 4 all-time in baseball coaching victories.
In those 38 years, Schreiber's teams won 25 conference titles, 28 sectional championships, 18 regional titles and a record 7 state championships. His 1987 team was crowned National Champions.
Schreiber was honored as Indiana Coach of the Year nine times, Midwest Coach of the Year four times and National Coach of the Year three times.
Schreiber is a member of 13 Halls of Fame.
Collegiate Baseball selected Schreiber the High School Baseball Coach of the Century.
Schreiber has lectured at baseball clinics throughout the nation. He authored and published a book, "Coaching with Pride," in 2001. He wrote Chapter I in the best seller "The Baseball Coaching Bible."
From 1974 to 1979, Schreiber was a member of the National Federation High School Baseball Rules Committee and while a member of the Rules Committee, proposed the use of the designated hitter for high school baseball, which after a one-year experimentation in Indiana, was adopted nationally. Schreiber is one of three founders of the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association (1971) and served as the organization's president for three terms. He also was a member of the organizing committee of the National High School Baseball Coaches Association and served as president in 2001.