Coach Riske will be the head coach for one of the Triboh 16U teams this summer. Ralph will also be leading the offseason hitting program for Triboh baseball. He is also, entering his 12th season as assistant coach under head coach Bill Angelo at Elgin Community College. He has been a key contributor to the offensive success that the Spartans have had in his tenure. Along with being the hitting coach at ECC, Ralph is one of the area’s top hitting instructors and works with numerous clients and travel organizations. He has been instrumental in helping several players continue their careers at the varsity and collegiate levels by speeding countless hours with them in their training. Coach Riske has worked with the local Area Code tryouts as well as Game Day events, which entailed traveling to other states to evaluate players of all ages. Ralph also spent the 2010 season with the Rockford Riverhawks (professional Independent league) where he worked with hitters and also became their bullpen catcher. Coach Riske currently works at Elgin Community College as a field specialist where he takes care of Spartan yard, which is one of the top fields in the region.