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.
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.
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|