WDHS Baseball Coaching Staff

Head Coach:  Casey Bryant (16th year, 11th year as WD head coach) overall record 239-144 10 years.

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Coach Bryant is a Creston, Iowa native graduating from Creston High School in 1986.  He played college baseball at Southwestern Iowa Community College, University of Dubuque, and Mt. Mercy College, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, receiving his B.A. in education from the University of Dubuque in 1991.  He also completed his M.A. in secondary school counseling in 1997.  Coach Bryant had baseball coaching stops at Wahlert High School and Clarke College before arriving at WDHS.  Coach Bryant handles the pitchers and infielders. 

Varsity Assistant: Paul Goodman (16th year, 11th year as WD assistant varsity coach)

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Coach Goodman is a native of State Center, Iowa and graduated from West Marshall High School.  Coach Goodman played college baseball at Loras College before completing his B.A. in physical education.  Coach Goodman was head coach at Colo-Nesco and Montezuma High Schools before arriving at WDHS.  Coach Goodman primarily works with the outfielders and catchers.

Sophomore Coach: Dan Butler (7th year)

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Coach Butler is a Dubuque, Iowa native graduating from Dubuque Hempstead in 1998.  Coach Butler graduated from UNI with a B.A. in elementary education in 2002.  Coach Butler has a catching background having caught in his prep career for hall of fame coach Dick Core.

Freshman Coach: Rufus Bennett (3rd year)

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Coach Bennett is a Gary, Indiana native and graduated from the University of Dubuque with his B.A. in education.  Coach Bennett played four years of college baseball and has a background in working with outfielders. 



Coach Bryant


 Coach Goodman


Coach Butler

 Coach Bennett