Coach Heinkel offers private and semi-private lessons year round.

Bob Heinkel Founder & 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.”


Carthage College

  • BA – Education

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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


  • 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 – 1988 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


  • 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

We carefully select role models with past CIRCUIT and higher level baseball experience!