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Team Information

Cut/No-Cut Sport? Cut sport
Levels: Varsity / Junior Varsity
Home Course: The Arboretum Club, Buffalo Grove (practice and competitions)
Head Coach: John Rueth (jrueth@d125.org)
Varsity Assistant Coach: Dale Bares
JV Coach: Mark Linnenburger

Head Coach Bio

john rueth

John Rueth
18th Season
jrueth@d125.org

John Rueth is the winningest golf coach in school history, with a record of 109-48 since taking over the program in 2001. Rueth has guided the Patriots to five appearances at the IHSA state meet, including three times in the past four years. Stevenson finished second in the state in 2018, third in 2017, and 10th in 2015. Rueth’s teams also finished 10th in the state in 2001 and 2005.
 

Tryout Information

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2019 Tryout Information

All players must have registered for athletics online and have a current Certificate of Child Examination (physical) form on file with the school nurse or the athletic office by Aug. 7.  Any player not having this completed by Aug. 7 could risk not being allowed to participate in tryouts.

Dress Code - All players must wear proper golf shorts (no jean shorts) and a collared polo shirt. Arrange to have a pick-up ride after the round (no bus will take you home). Review the Rules of Golf on YouTube and USGA.org.

Monday, Aug. 12 – All freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors will report to the Arboretum Golf Course for the first round of tryouts starting at 4 p.m. The cost for each player will be $21. Seniors and juniors will play first, followed by freshmen and sophomores. There will be a Stevenson shuttle bus in the Field House bus line to take players to the Arboretum after school.

Tuesday, Aug. 13 – All players making the first cut will report to the Arboretum after school. Again, Stevenson will provide a bus to the Arboretum located in the bus line by the Field House. The cost of the round will be $21. The second round of cuts will be made at the conclusion of the round.

Wednesday, Aug. 14 – All players making the second cut will report to the Arboretum after school. Again, Stevenson will provide a bus to the Arboretum located in the bus line by the Field House. The cost of the round will be $21. The third round of cuts will be made at the conclusion of the round.

Thursday, Aug. 15 – All players making the third cut will report to the Arboretum after school. Again, Stevenson will provide a bus to the Arboretum located in the bus line by the Field House. The cost of the round will be $21. The final cuts will be made at the conclusion of this round.

Records/History

IHSA State Medalists - Individual
Name   Year   Class   Place
Mark Noonan   2018   3A   T5
Jackson Bussell   2017   3A   1
Reed Aren   2012   3A   14
Tom Bydalek   2001   AA   12
Magnus Tedestedt   1990   AA   12


IHSA Team Qualifiers

Year Team Members  Class    Head Coach
2018    Jackson Bussell, Billy Fishbein, Alexander Kim, Conan Pan, Mark Noonan, Jake Surane   3A - 2nd   John Rueth
2017    Jackson Bussell, Conan Pan, Mark Noonan, Matt Schawel, Alexander Kim, Brett Ekenberg  3A - 3rd   John Rueth
2015    Jackson Bussell, Kevin Chin, James Dvorak, Jedi Jhu, Jake Labow, Zach Orlowsky, Kamaren Sandhu     3A - 10th    John Rueth 
2005    Jarrod Asfour, Ross Cohen, Scott Hampton, Joe Pelletier, Zach Smith, Matt Spina    AA - 10th    John Rueth 
2001    Tom Bydalek, Zack Feinberg, Jared Frost, Jeff Leibach, Steve Solesky, Jon Weisberg    AA - 12th    John Rueth 
1987    Steve Lemke, Steve Menter, Dave Nies, Greg Papke, Tim Skarecky  AA - 8th    Pat Gilmore


IHSA State Qualifiers - Individual

Name    Years   Class
Reed Aren   2011-12  3A
Tom Bydalek   2001  AA
John Divita   1999  AA
Jason Gohde   2014  3A
Landon Kowalski   2010  3A
Ryan Prince   2009  3A 
Kamaren Sandhu   2014  3A
Jack Spellman   2012  3A
Magnus Tedestedt   1990  AA
Mike Weisberg   2002  AA

SHS Boys Golf Season Summaries
Season results as reported on the IHSA website

 

 Season   Won   Lost   Tied  Coach   Notes
1973-74  5 5    Ted Ostrem  
1974-75  7 1  1  Ted Ostrem  
1975-76  9 0    Max Cotterman  
1976-77  6 7    Max Cotterman  
1977-78  8 8    Max Cotterman  
1978-79   8 5    Max Cotterman    
1979-80  7 5    Max Cotterman  
1980-81  5 4    Max Cotterman  
1981-82  7 3    Pat Gilmore  
1982-83  2 6    Pat Gilmore  
1983-84  2 6    Pat Gilmore  
1984-85  1 7    Pat Gilmore  
1985-86  5 3    Pat Gilmore  
1986-87        Pat Gilmore  
1987-88  6 2    Pat Gilmore  IHSA AA regional champion; team state qualifier - 8th in state
1988-89  6 4    Pat Gilmore  
1989-90  6 3    Pat Gilmore  
1990-91  7 3    Pat Gilmore  Magnus Tedestedt - 12th place at state
1991-92 5 3    Pat Gilmore  
1992-93 7 4    Fred Cremer  
1993-94 6 3    Fred Cremer  
1994-95 7 2    Fred Cremer  IHSA AA regional champion
1995-96 7 2    Fred Cremer  
1996-97 6 3    Fred Cremer  
1997-98 5 6    Fred Cremer  
1998-99 8 3    Fred Cremer   
1999-00 8 4    Fred Cremer  
2000-01 9 2    Fred Cremer  
2001-02 7 4    John Rueth   IHSA AA team state qualifier - 10th in state; Tom Bydalek 12th in state
2002-03 8 6    John Rueth   
2003-04 5 6    John Rueth   
2004-05 7 6    John Rueth   
2005-06 10 1    John Rueth   IHSA AA team state qualifier - 10th in state
2006-07        John Rueth  
2007-08 5 6    John Rueth  
2008-09 7 3    John Rueth  
2009-10 8 2    John Rueth  
2010-11 6 1    John Rueth  
2011-12 6 1    John Rueth  
2012-13 8 1    John Rueth   IHSA 3A regional champion; Reed Aren 14th in state
2013-14 5 2    John Rueth   
2014-15 5 3    John Rueth  
2015-16 5 1    John Rueth   IHSA 3A team state qualifier - 10th in state
2016-17 4 3    John Rueth   IHSA 3A regional champion
2017-18 6 1    John Rueth   Jackson Bussell Class 3A state champ; team 3rd in state
2018-19 7 0    John Rueth   ISHA 2nd in state; NSC co-champions
All Time 284  152    


Coaching Records

Name    Seasons    Record
Ted Ostrem  2  12-6-1
Max Cotterman  6  43-29
Pat Gilmore  10  47-40
Fred Cremer  9  63-29
John Rueth  17  109-48