13th year at BVU
Kloster Suite - Eddie Office #L-10H
Steve Eddie was named head baseball coach at Buena Vista University in 2000 and will begin his 13th season skippering the Beavers in 2013. His team's have posted an overall record of 253-219-2, during his tenure, including a 117-81 mark over the last four seasons.
BVU has reached the 30-win plateau in two of the last three seasons under Eddie, while also advanced into the Central Regional Tournament in both years. In 2011, he guided the program to the regional title, its first-ever NCAA Division III College World Series berth and to a school-record 34 wins. Eddie was also named Central Region Coach of the Year that season, while the Beavers have also had 10 All-Region selections since 2010.
In 201, Eddie guided the program to its first regular season Iowa Conference Championship since 1980 and its first-ever IIAC Tournament Championship. He was then tabbed for the second time as IIAC Coach of the Year. The Beavers made their second tournament championship game in three seasons in 2012.
Eddie has been named the State of Iowa's Four-Year College Baseball Coach of the Year during the annual IHSBCA Awards Banquet in both 2011 and 2012.
Overall, his squads have won at least 15 games in 10 of his 12 seasons, and have appeared in the conference tournament eight times, including four straight seasons. During his tenure, the program has landed 43 all-conference selections, including 23 First Team selections, as well as 30 academic all-conference individuals. He has also coached an All-American in four different seasons.
Eddie and the Beavers have been tough to beat at home as well, posting an 93-63 all-time mark under his guidance, including a stellar 42-15 mark since the team began playing on its synthetic field turf in 2009.
Eddie notched his 100th career win in 2007, his 150th triumph in 2009 and his 200th in 2011 before surpassing 250 in 2012.
A graduate of Albert City-Truesdale, Eddie went onto a playing career at the University of Iowa where he was an infielder on the Big Ten Championship team in 1990. At the conclusion of his college career, Eddie then spent seven seasons in minor league baseball with the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. He reached the AAA level for part of the 1999 season with both Indianapolis (Cincinnati) and Charlotte (White Sox) before ending his career with the AA Birmingham Barons (White Sox).
After retiring in September of 1999, Eddie served as an assistant baseball and basketball coach at BVU while finishing his undergraduate degree in Business Management. He later earned his master's degree from Buena Vista.
Steve and his wife Stacey reside in Storm Lake with sons Mark and Jake.
University of Iowa 1990-1993
Billings Mustangs (A) 1993
Charleston Alley Cats (A) 1994-1995
Winston-Salem Warthogs (A) 1996
Indianapolis Indians (AAA) 1996
Chattanooga Lookouts (AA) 1997-1998
Indianapolis Indians (AAA) 1999
Chattanooga Lookouts (AA) 1999
Charlotte Knights (AAA) 1999
Birmingham Barons (AA) 1999
2001 12-17-1 overall, 7-11 in IIAC (10th place)
2002 24-14 overall, 15-6 in IIAC (2nd place)
2003 15-24 overall, 9-10 in IIAC (6th place)
2004 18-21 overall, 6-10 in IIAC (Tied for 6th place)
2005 18-22-1 overall, 8-8 in IIAC (4th place)
2006 14-24 overall, 5-11 in IIAC (Tied for 7th place)
2007 18-16 overall, 11-11 in IIAC (5th place)
2008 17-17 overall, 8-12 in IIAC (7th place)
2009 27-14 overall, 13-10 in IIAC (5th place)
2010 32-13 overall, 20-4 in IIAC (1st place)
2011 34-18 overall, 16-8 in IIAC (2nd place)
2012 24-19 overall, 13-11 in IIAC (5th place)
Overall record at Buena Vista is 253-219-2, record in IIAC is 131-112.