• Baseball

    Head Coach: Rocky Helm


  • About Coach Helm

    Rocky Helm
    Head Coach: 1999-

    The Eagles have posted a record of 153 wins and 37 losses under the direction of Coach Helm. In 2003 the Maize Eagles were league champions and won their fourth consecutive regional championship. The Eagles also won the school's first state championship for men's sports. In 2005, the Eagles were the first champions of the new Ark Valley Chisholm Trail League (Division I), they won their sixth consecutive regional championship and were second time state champions.

    Coach Helm recorded his 50th win during his third year as head coach in the 2001 season, his 100th win during his sixth year in the 2004 season, and his 150th win in his eighth year in the 2006 season.

    Since 1994, Coach Helm has taught math and business courses at Maize High School. He also serves as assistant varsity football coach.

    Coach Helm obtained an associate of arts degree from Butler County Community College; Bachelor of Science degree in sports management from the University of Kansas; a teaching certificate from Kansas Newman College (Newman University); and a Master of Business Administration from Wichita State University.

    While at Butler County Community College, Coach Helm was named an all-conference and all-Region 6 outfielder and played with assistant coach Kelly Zane. Helm was inducted into the Eldorado Baseball Hall of Fame October 26, 2002. He joined Kelly Zane, who was inducted in 2001.

    Coach Helm lettered in baseball both years at the University of Kansas, where he had the first hit at Hoglund-Maupin Stadium, was the recipient of the Gib Francis Award (KU's equivalent to the team's most valuable player), and was voted team captain for the 1988 season.

    During college, Coach Helm played baseball with the Wichita Broncos who finished second place in the NBC World Series in 1987. After college he played with the Wichita Kountry Time Cubs who competed in Cuba.

    Helm has also served as a student assistant coach for the University of Kansas (1989-90). In 1996, he played with the Wichita Sluggers who finished third in the NBC World Series. During the summers, Coach Helm teams with Mark Standiford and Steve Lienhard to coach the Wichita Braves.

    Coach Helm has been married to his wife, Laura, since 1993. They are the proud parents of three sons, Colton, Jordon, and Landon.