Bob Heinkel – Founder and Director of CIRCUIT BASEBALL

Mission Statement
“To excel at teaching the skills and the game of baseball in an enjoyable environment for players, parents and coaches where every child learns the values of teamwork, self-discovery, confidence, and healthy relationships while always growing in the most important relationship with their Creator and Savior, Jesus Christ.”

Baseball Coach – 41 years at Milwaukee Lutheran High School, 35 years as Head Baseball Coach

  • 3 WIAA State Championships – 2002, 2003, & 2015
  • 3 Conference Championships – 1985 Metro Conference, 2001 & 2003 Wisconsin Little Ten Conference
  • Founder & Director of CIRCUIT BASEBALL CAMP in 1986
  • Creator of Junior Red Knight Baseball Club

Hall of Fame Honoree – Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association
Hall of Fame Honoree – Wisconsin Old Timers Baseball Association

Physical Education Teacher – 41 years at Milwaukee Lutheran High School

Carthage College

  • BA – Education

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • MS – Human Kinetics
  • Master’s thesis became premise for CIRCUIT BASEBALL


  • Married to Kathy
  • Dad to Dave (Shelly), Kristen, Lyndsay (Heath)
  • “Bumpa” to Luke, Julia, Joshua, Lauren, Lincoln, Rett, Eisley, and Lylah
  • Grew up in a loving, sports family with patient, selfless Christian parents and siblings
  • Loves: golf, baseball, playing with his grandkids, Leon’s custard, and most of all, his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ