Inductee — Dave Bischoff

bischoff_dave_14Dave Bischoff

Class of 2014

Birthplace: Decatur, IN



Dave graduated from Bellmont High School in 1975 where he played several sports.  Coach Dave went on to play college baseball at IPFW and graduated in 1980.  His coaching career began at Norwell High School where he was an assistant until 1985 when he became the head coach at New Haven and just completed his 29th season as head coach.  Dave’s New Haven teams have won 533 games, 10 Sectionals, 3 Regional and made 3 Final Four appearances.  He was the North All Star coach in the 2010 North/South Series.  Coach Dave has had two of his players go on to play pro ball and 51 of his players have played college baseball.  Coach Bischoff is most proud that 22 of his former players have coached at the high school level and four are coaching at the college level.  Dave served the IHSBCA by being a District Rep for 10 years, then moved on the the association vice-president role for three years and was the IHSBCA President in 2005-06