March 11, 2019 10:30 PM
(ABC 6 News) – The man who helped build the foundation for the Rochester Century high school baseball program has passed away.
One source confirmed to ABC 6 News that former Century head baseball coach Keith Kangas passed away at his home at the age of 62 on Monday.
Kangas was the first varsity baseball coach ever at Rochester Century, holding the job from 1997 through 2013. Prior to Century, Kangas was the head baseball coach at Mayo for 16 years.
Under Kangas’ watch, the Panthers won a Class AAA state championship in 2003. He also led Century to two section one titles (2003, 2011) and four Big 9 Conference Titles.
The family has not provided further comment.
Updated: March 11, 2019 10:30 PM
Created: March 11, 2019 04:18 PM
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