2017 Baseball Preview

2017 Baseball Preview

2017 Baseball Preview









Blue and White


Central Iowa Metropolitan League – Iowa Conference


Head Coach:

Jeremy Heinen (University of Iowa, 1997)

2nd Season as Head Coach at Urbandale

(29-11 at Urbandale; 69-43 career record)

Assistant Coaches:

Chad Barnes, Fritz Keeling, Joel Jacobs, Ty Sharon

Corey Brown, Ben Lighter


2016 Record / Highlights:     

  • 29-11 Overall / 14-8 CIC / 2-4 Western Division
  • 2016 State Baseball Tournament Quarterfinalist
  • 1st Team All State:  Ross Kramer
  • 1st Team All District:  Trey Cowley, Ross Kramer
  • 2nd Team All District:  Trevor Kimm, Cody Pearson, Michael Van Riessen
  • 1st Team All-CIC:  Trey Cowley, Ross Kramer
  • 2nd Team All-CIC:  Cody Pearson
  • 1st Team All-CIC Western Division:  Trey Cowley, Trevor Kimm, Ross Kramer, Cody Pearson
  • 2nd Team All-CIC Western Division:  Luke Patzner, Michael Van Riessen
  • Honorable Mention All-Division:  Luke Gilkeson, Derek Mowrey, Brock Skoog, Nate Stolze


2017 Returning Letterwinners:


2017 Outlook:

The J-Hawks look for a return to Principal Park again in 2017 behind a veteran pitching staff and experience around the diamond.  Urbandale opens at Ottumwa on May 22, 2017.


For more information, contact Head Coach Jeremy Heinen at (515) 457-6953 or or Bill Watson at (515) 457-6994 or