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, and still coaches the Team Minnesota players in the Midwest Classic in Palatine, Illinois each summer.
Dennis is married to Katy Boe a Special Education/Adapted Physical Education Teacher in Redwood Falls; they have two sons Casey and Corey, both married and have 3 grandchildren, Carson, Lucy and Addison.