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Gene E. Schultz: Hall of Fame Inductee

Gene Schultz came to Winona State in 1967 after outstanding accomplishments in basketball and baseball at Cotter High School and the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. As a sharp-shooting guard, Gene was a star player of the Winona State Warrior basketball team that won the conference championship in 1968-69, leading the team in scoring that year.

In his two years of Warrior basketball he scored 782 points, averaged 16 points per game, once scored 37 points in a single game and his teams posted a 16-8 conference record.

Gene was the starting shortstop on the Warrior baseball teams in 1968 and 1969. His teams posted a 40-19 record in those two years.

Gene is now a highly successful baseball and basketball coach at Kee High School in Lansing, Iowa. Since 1970 Gene’s baseball teams have obtained a most impressive 880-199 won-loss record for a .816 winning percentage. His baseball teams have won eight state championships, 19 conference championships and have had winning streaked of 40 and 55 games. His 1973 and 1990 state champion baseball teams posted 47-0 and 45-2 records, respectively.

Gene’s basketball teams at Kee High School have won five conference championships and have a 257-185 overall record. He has won several Coach of the Year honors and has been nominated twice for Iowa State Teacher of the Year.

He is the Jump Rope for Heart coordinator at Kee High School. Gene earned a masters degree at Winona State University in 1976.

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Baseball, Men's Basketball


Won four letters in basketball (2) and baseball (2)

All-conference basketball player in 1968 and 1969

Co-captain of WSU’s 1968-69 championship team

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Warrior Athletics, WSU Athletics, WSU Hall of Fame, Sports, Sport, Baseball, Men's Basketball