Ed Servais

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Ed Servais

Biographical Information[edit]

Ed Servais has been a college coach for over 25 years. He is the uncle of Scott Servais and brother of scout Mark Servais.

Servais was All-Conference three times in college. He coached for Rib Lake High School in 1982-1983, going 24-11. He was an assistant coach at Saint Mary's College from 1984-1986. He then started the baseball program at Viterbo College in 1988, going 23-6 and guiding freshman Damian Miller. From 1989-1995, Ed was head coach at Saint Mary's, going 159-76-1. He was named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 1990 and 1993; the 1990 team led NCAA Division III with a 2.34 ERA and the school almost made the 1993 Division III College World Series.

Servais then returned to the assistant role in 1996-1997 at Iowa State University. He was assistant at Creighton University from 1998-2003. He became head coach when Jack Dahm resigned. He won 35 games his first year and the school led the nation with a .982 fielding percentage, winning Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year honors. He improved to 48-17 in 2005, the second-highest win total in school history, and again was named Coach of the Year in the MVC.

Servais's club fell to 31-21 in 2006 then won 45 games in 2007, when Creighton won its first MVC Tournament ever. He again was named the conference's Coach of the Year. He was 37-21 in 2008. In 2009, Creighton fielded .984, best in the NCAA in the aluminum bat era. He was 227-124 after six seasons at the helm of Creighton.

Source: Creighton bio