Jack Van Reeth is known as the only coach inOhioto have won the State Tournament in both Girls and Boys Basketball. His record for coaching Boys is 386 wins and 165 losses and Girls, 458 wins and 94 losses. Retiring after 49 years of coaching, Jack’s career record is 844 wins and 259 losses. His boys team atDresdenwon the State Tournament in 1963. Best known for his years at West Holmes, his Girls team won State Tournament in 1984, 1985 and 1986. They hold the record of most consecutive wins in a row of 108.
Van Reeth was named Ohio Coach of the Year, and others. He coached in the State All Star Games in both Boys and Girls Basketball. Jack was awarded the Paul Walker Award, the Bob Arnzen Award, the District 5 Hall of Fame, and the New Concord Distinguished Hall of Fame Award. Jack officiated in football for 50 years and still is actively officiating in Track and Cross Country.
Married to his college sweetheart, he is the proud papa of three children and seven grandchildren.