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Current and Former Coaches

2019 John Marshall High School Coaching Staff

Jade Boettcher

Jade Boettcher

Varsity Head Coach

Phone: 507-328-5330

Darren Thompson

Darren Thompson

Varsity Assistant Coach

Kirk Rubado

Kirk Rubado

Varsity Volunteer Assistant

Jamie  Soyk

Jamie Soyk

JV Head Coach

Taylor  Field

Taylor Field

JV Assistant

Steve Loos

Steve Loos

9th Grade Coach

Joe Baker

9th Grade Assistant


2019 Summer Coaching Staff

Jade Boettcher

Jade Boettcher

Legion Head Coach

Phone: 507-328-5330

Kirk Rubado

Kirk Rubado

Legion Assistant

Jamie  Soyk

Jamie Soyk

VFW Head Coach


Jade Boettcher

2017 - 

Coach Boettcher enters his 2nd season as the head coach at JM. Boettcher led the Rockets to an overall record of 8-13, and 7-4 in the Big 9 during his 1st season. 

Boettcher is a native of Stewartville, and a graduate of Winona State University where he pitched for the Warriors and earned All-NSIC honors during the 06' season. 

Boettcher is in his 5th year as an Emotional/Behavioral Disorder teacher at John Marshall. 

Terry "Dutch" Heiderscheit

2002-2016

Heiderscheit coached JM baseball for 14 seasons and took the Rockets to the state tournament in 2006 and 2008 and had a tremendous run with Big 9 Championships in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Darrin Schmidt

1999 - 2001

Schmidt coached the JM varsity baseball team for three seasons and compiled a record of 44-32, including a 12-14 mark in 2001. 

Tom Everson

1987 - 1998 (Lions All-Star coach 1984)

Tom Everson, a Zumbrota High School and St. Olaf College graduate, was both a JM English teacher, coached baseball and football, and a boys athletics coordinator.  

Post Bulletin Article : Everson taught how to live, and to die

Lou Branca

1967 - 1986 (2007 MSHSL Coaches Hall of Fame)

Lou Branca graduated from South St. Paul High School in 1946 and from St. Cloud State in 1953. After graduating from high school Lou served two years in the U.S. Navy. Upon discharge he entered professional baseball in the St. Louis Cardinals organization as a pitcher and attended St. Thomas in the off-season. Upon his departure from professional baseball he transferred to St. Cloud State since he was ineligible to play baseball at St. Thomas due to his pro experience, but he was eligible at St. Cloud State. Upon graduating from St. Cloud State, Lou taught and coached for a year in Illinois and a year at Cleveland, Minnesota before moving to Faribault where he was an assistant coach until taking over as the head coach in 1962 for five years. Lou then moved to Rochester John Marshall where he was the head coach for 20 years, retiring after the 1986 season. Lou won a Big Nine championship at Faribault in 1964 and won three more Big Nine titles at John Marshall. Lou was Big Nine Coach of the Year three times and was honored with the Retired Coach of the Year Award by the Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association. Lou was President of the Coaches Association in 1977.