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.
The 2020-21 season is schedule to run from Aug. 10 - Oct. 24
Stevenson Athletics will abide by all the Illinois State Board of Education All Sports Policy.
Registration for fall sports has closed. The following tryout information is for student-athletes who have previously registered.
The information below is tentative and subject to change:
Monday August 10– All players report to Marriott (Crane’s Landing) for the first round of tryouts. Seniors and Juniors will play first, followed by Sophomore and Freshman; the first tee time is 7:00 a.m. The cost of the round will be around $20 - $25.
The 1st round of cuts will be made after Monday’s tryout round.
Tuesday August 11 – All players making the 1st cut will report to the Marriott (Crane’s Landing) @ 7:00 am for the 2nd round of tryouts. The cost for the round will be $20 - $25.
The 2nd round of cuts will be made at the conclusion of the round.
Wednesday August 12 – All Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores making the first two cuts will report to the Arboretum Golf Course. First Tee time will be 6:30 am. The cost of the round will be around $27 - $29.
The 3rd round of cuts will be made after Wednesday’s tryout round.
Thursday August 13– All players making the first three cuts will report to the Arboretum at 4:00 p.m. for the final tryout round. The cost of the round will be around $25 - $29.
Final cuts will be made after Thursday’s tryout round.
All players must have their Participation form and Certificate of Child Health Examination forms into the Athletic Department before August 7. Any player not having the forms completed by this time will not be allowed to participate in tryouts.
Dress Code—Players may wear long pants, or walking shorts of knee length. A collared shirt is necessary. NO JEANS!! Soft spikes are required for those wearing golf shoes. All players must walk; no power riding carts allowed.
You must provide your own transportation to the tryout courses.
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
|Reed Aren||2011, 2012||3A|
SHS Boys Golf Season Summaries
Season results as reported on the IHSA website
|1987-88||6||2||Pat Gilmore||IHSA AA regional champion; team state qualifier - 8th in state|
|1990-91||7||3||Pat Gilmore||Magnus Tedestedt - 12th place at state|
|1994-95||7||2||Fred Cremer||IHSA AA regional champion|
|2001-02||7||4||John Rueth||IHSA AA team state qualifier - 10th in state; Tom Bydalek 12th in state|
|2005-06||10||1||John Rueth||IHSA AA team state qualifier - 10th in state|
|2012-13||8||1||John Rueth||IHSA 3A regional champion; Reed Aren 14th in state|
|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|