Northeast District

The Northeast District Baseball Coaches Association (NEOBCA) is associated with the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association. It is the largest of all districts with over 200+ High Schools serving Ashland, Ashtabula, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull and Wayne Counties.

2023-2024 Northeast District Executive Board:

Position Name School Email Phone
President Aaron DeBord Stow-Munroe Falls Email 440-724-9036
Vice-President Dan Ransom Firelands Email 440-699-0712
Treasurer Matt Platt Perry Email 440-699-0712
Secretary Jason Cottrell Revere Email 330-618-0911
Hall of Fame Chairmen John Bakalar Chagrin Falls Email 216-408-0449
Scholarship Luke Smrdel Kirtland Email 440-477-2271
Alumni Relations Dennis Woods VASJ Email 216-513-0374
Senior All-Star Game Director Bill Gamble Massillon Jackson Email 330-327-4433
Social Media/Marketing Jack Pecnik Norton Email 330-524-7507
Website Coordinator Anthony Boarman Retired STVSM Email  


OHSBCA District Reps:

Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association Website

  • $30 Yearly Membership Dues must be paid by March 15th. Meet twice per year, once at the State Clinic and the Sunday before the District Tournament. Membership includes following:
    • All-District Nominations
    • Players of the Year Nomination
    • Coach of the Year Nomination
    • Assistant Coach of the Year Nomination
    • Field of the Year Nomination
    • Coaches Hall of Fame
    • Senior Scholarship Available
    • Senior All-Star Game at Canal Park in June

OHSBCA State Board - Northeast Representatives

  • David Burkett - Tuslaw High School - OHSBCA Historian
  • Frank Gamble - Retired - OHSBCA OHSAA Consultant
  • John Bakalar - Chagrin Falls High School - OHSBCA Past President & Poll Director
  • Brian Hiscox - Berkshire High School - Vice President

District Reps

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