Former Kirkwood Baseball Coach, (32 Years)
Baseball hitting and pitching lessons are now available from legendary Kirkwood baseball coach John Lewis.
Please Call 319-551-9585 to schedule a time slot.
Coach Lewis’ Hall of Fame coaching career at Kirkwood Community College spanned over 32 seasons and Lewis’s teams only had one losing record, finishing with an overall mark of 1095-589, with four trips to the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series. Lewis was six times named the Iowa Junior College Coach of the Year, in addition to the District B Coach of the Year four times. In January 2012 Lewis was inducted into the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
John is now the assistant coach along with his son Darren in the CR Reds youth baseball organization. Their Reds squad has cemented itself as the top team in their age group in Iowa and one of the best in the region. They have played in four consecutive USSSA Major State title games, finishing 2nd in 8U and three-peating for 9U-10U-11U. Their four year win/loss record of 192-51-4 (.790 winning pct!) includes back to back USSSA Global World Series titles at 8U & 9U. They finished 4th and 3rd in 10 and 11U respectively. They have also won 28 tournaments during their impressive run. They have utilized Line Drive Hitting as their indoor facility each year since the team was put together.