Meet the Coaches
Head Baseball Coach
Dennis Boe has been head coach at Ridgewater since 2011. He previously was a teacher and coach at Redwood Valley High School in Redwood Falls for 29 years, retiring in 2008 to become an Associate Scout for the Minnesota Twins, a position that he continues with working for Mark Wilson in the Midwest Area. Coach Boe’s teams compiled 293 wins in his 29 years with a state tournament berth in 1988. Many of the players for coach Boe went on to play college baseball and one on his players was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1996.
Dennis attended North Hennepin CC for 2 years and then graduated from Hamline University in 1974 with a bachelor’s arts degree in Teaching Health/Physical Education and Recreation along with coaching. His 1st teaching and coaching job was in Waseca, Minnesota from 1974-79, coaching under legendary High School Hall of Fame baseball coach Tink Larson.
Coach Boe was elected as President of the Minnesota High School Baseball Coaches Association in October 1998, a job that he held until October 2000. Dennis was inducted into the Minnesota Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2010. He currently is still a member of the Baseball Advisory Board for the Minnesota High School Coaches Association. Coach Boe has worked and continues to work as an instructor at Baseball Camps in the area.
Dennis is married to Katy Boe; they have two sons Casey and Corey, both married and have 3 grandchildren, Carson, Lucy and Addison.
Coach Wade AdamsonAssistant Coach / Pitching Coach
Coach Santiago Morales
Volunteer assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
2013: played and started all 39 games in centerfield for UW Stout. He drove in winning run with walk-off double vs. Hamline University - led team in RBI (36), doubles (14), triples (4), home runs (6), stolen bases (7-7) and slugging percentage (.570). Third team all-Midwest Region team. WIAC honorable mention selection.
2012: played in 36 of 39 games, starting all 36 at centerfield. He maintained a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage with 87 putouts and seven assists, batted .351, tied the school single season record with five triples, drove in 30 runs and scored 33. Second on the team in steals, and first in steal percentage, successfully stealing 8 of 9 attempts. Garnered all-WIAC honors, and was awarded an ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division III Midwest Gold Glove.
Junior College: Played two years at North Iowa Community College, in 2011 played in 49 games and drove in 24 runs.
High School: Two time All-Conference for South St Paul. Lions All-Star game. Most Valuable Player. Silver Slugger.
Personal: enjoys fishing and music, and spending time with his wife Brittney and daughter Sophia.
Parents: Tony and Sue Morales