Denny Barton
Denny Barton
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 515-210-5135

Coach Barton is entering his fourth season as a volunteer assistant coach at DMACC. He was the head coach at Urbandale High School in Urbandale Iowa from 1984-2015. His overall record was 776-517. This included 10 state tournament appearances and 2 state championships.

 

His honors have included:

  • 2 time 4A coach of the year
  • Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame
  • American Baseball Coaches Association Regional Coach of the year in 2005 and 2007
  • NHSACA Finalist for National Coach of the Year
  • Flex-A-Clay National Field of the Year
  • Urbandale High School Baseball Park renamed Barton Field
  • 38 1st team All-State Players
  • 99 College players
  • 6 Professional players
  • 2 Major League Players

 

Coach Barton has had great success with his association with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU). These include

  • 19U National Championship
  • 18U two time National 2nd place finishes
  • Hosting the USA Junior Olympic Team and the Mexican National Team
  • United States Federation Amateur Coach of the Year
  • 7 Baseball tours in Japan
  • 71 Division 1 players
  • 24 Professional Players
  • 7 Major League Players

Coach Barton has spent over 55 years playing and coaching Baseball. The art of hitting a baseball has been a passion of his for each and every one of those years.

His family consists of his wife Pam, daughter Brooklyn, and son Jackson.