MILESTONES
NJCAA Region XVI

WINNINGEST COACH IN NJCAA HISTORY AT SOME POINT IN CAREER

COACH COLLEGE SPORT
JoEllen Stringer  Jefferson College Volleyball
Ron Mirikitani STLCC - Meramec Wrestling
Celeste Knierim STLCC - Meramec Softball
Jeff Karl STLCC - Meramec Women's Soccer
Gene Bess Three Rivers Community College Men's Basketball
Webmaster's Note: Coach Gene Bess is the winningest collegiate coach in the history of the sport of basketball.

NATIONAL JUNIOR COLLEGE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME

NAME COLLEGE SPORT
Ric Lessmann STLCC - Meramec Baseball
Dave Oster Jefferson College Baseball
JoEllen Stringer  Jefferson College Volleyball
Trish Knight Missouri State University-West Plains Volleyball
Bob Sechrest Mineral Area College Men's Basketball
Randy Albrecht STLCC - Meramec Men's Basketball
Gene Bess Three Rivers Community College Men's Basketball
Gerald Wilkins Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
Mitch Richmond Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
Harrison Stepter Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
Charlie Spoonhour Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
Lowell "Cotton" Fitzsimmons Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
Maurice John Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
Fred Pohlman MCC - Penn Valley Men's Basketball
William Barton State Fair Community College Men's Basketball
Ruby Curry STLCC - Florissant Valley Women's Basketball
Celeste Knierim STLCC - Meramec Softball
Millie Gilion Crowder Community College Softball
Pete Sorber STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
Bill Miller STLCC - Florissant Valley Track & Field
Bob Bottger STLCC - Meramec Swimming & Diving
Lloyd Brown Jefferson College Men's Tennis
Ron Mirikitani STLCC - Meramec Wrestling
David Mirikitani STLCC - Meramec Wrestling

NJCAA COACH OF THE YEAR

COACH COLLEGE SPORT
Maurice John Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball (1954 & 1955)
Lowell "Cotton" Fitzsimmons Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball (1966 & 1967)
Dick Halterman Moberly Area Community College Women's Basketball (1982)
Jeff Karl STLCC - Meramec Women's Soccer (1991 & 1992)
Pat McBride STLCC - Meramec Men's Soccer (1977)
Rick Lessmann STLCC - Meramec Baseball (1974)
Bob Bottger STLCC - Meramec Men's Swimming & Diving (1977)
Larry Adams STLCC - Florissant Valley Volleyball (1976)
Gene Bess Three Rivers Community College Men's Basketball (1979 & 1992)
Stephen Peck, Jr. East Central College Men's Soccer (2003)
Stephen Peck, Jr. Jefferson College Men's Soccer (2006)
Clint Culbertson MCC - Longview Baseball D-II (2007)
Ron Mirikitani STLCC - Meramec Wrestling (2008)

NJCAA CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS

YEAR COLLEGE SPORT
1954 Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
1955 Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
1966 Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
1967 Moberly Area Community College Men's Basketball
1967 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1969 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1970 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1971 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1972 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1972 STLCC - Meramec Baseball
1972 STLCC - Forest Park Judo
1973 STLCC - Forest Park Judo
1974 STLCC - Forest Park Judo
1974 STLCC - Meramec Men's Soccer
1975 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1975 STLCC - Forest Park Judo
1976 STLCC - Forest Park Judo
1976 STLCC - Florissant Valley Volleyball
1976 STLCC - Meramec Men's Soccer
1979 Three Rivers Community College Men's Basketball
1981 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1982 Moberly Area Community College Women's Basketball
1984 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1985 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1986 Crowder Community College Softball
1988 STLCC - Florissant Valley Women's Soccer
1989 STLCC - Florissant Valley Men's Soccer
1990 STLCC - Florissant Valley Women's Soccer
1991 STLCC - Meramec Women's Soccer
1992 STLCC - Meramec Women's Soccer
1992 Three Rivers Community College Men's Basketball
2006 Jefferson College Men's Soccer
2007 MCC-Longview Baseball D-II

NJCAA INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

NAME COLLEGE AWARD
Lowell "Cotton" Fitzsimmons Moberly Area Community College NJCAA Achievement Award (Men's Basketball)
Sarah Wood STLCC - Meramec Lea Plarski Award (Women's Soccer)
Lea Plarski STLCC - Florissant Valley NJCAA Service Award
Fred Cinotto Missouri Southern College NJCAA Service Award
Harold Oetting Jefferson College NJCAA Service Award
Ruby Curry STLCC - Florissant Valley NJCAA Service Award