EDWARDSVILLE - Longtime Edwardsville baseball head coach Tim Funkhouser is one of six coaches that will be inducted into the National High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in a ceremonies slated for Dec. 6, 2024 in Sanabel, Fla.

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Funkhouser is recognized as one of the best baseball coaches, not just in the state of Illinois, but in the nation as well. In his 27-year career, which started at Triad, he has an overall record of 803-212, with 11 Southwestern Conference championships, 17 IHSA regional and 11 IHSA sectional titles and three state Class 4A championship, including back-to-back tiles the past two seasons.

Funkhouser was also inducted into the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall in 2019 and the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches shrine in 2015.

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