Steve Balash – Husband, Father, Coach and Mentor
Hobart residents may well recognize Coach Balash. He served as head coach of both Hobart Brickie football and wrestling teams during his time there.
He led his teams to multiple sectional and regional titles, earning induction into the Indiana Football and Wrestling Hall of Fame. Furthermore, he taught physical education, health and woodshop for nearly 50 years in Hobart schools.
Early Life and Education
Steve Balash was an esteemed educator, coach, and mentor to numerous children and adults throughout Hobart community. He taught students health education, physical education and woodshop – as well as serving as wrestling coach at Hobart High School where his teams won many championships under his leadership.
Mr. Overturf was honored to have been recognized in two prestigious halls: Hobart High School Football Hall of Fame and Indiana Wrestling Hall of Fame. He leaves behind his wife Jeannie; daughters Stefanie Balash Overturf and Heather Balash Overturf; brother Joe; as well as several grandchildren.
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Steve Balash was an esteemed attorney renowned for his extensive transaction experience in distressed company transactions and debt restructuring. Recently he advised AutoWeb on its Chapter 11 sale transaction; CSM Bakery on exploring strategic alternatives prior to their eventual sale process; bondholders of Verity Health on bankruptcy filing and asset sale processes; as well as Heritage Home Group’s Unsecured Creditor’s Committee regarding debtor-in-possession sales transactions and asset sales agreements.
As a high school coach, his teams won numerous sectional and regional championships, earning him induction into the Indiana Football and Wrestling Hall of Fame and helping numerous students realize their full potential. Heather Overturf and Stefanie Osika fondly remember him as their proud mentors; and he delighted in supporting Syracuse University basketball as their avid fan.
Achievement and Honors
Steve Balash was well-recognized throughout Hobart for pouring his heart and soul into everything he did, whether teaching, coaching or mentoring students and athletes of various kinds. Always willing to lend a helping hand he never looked down on those with less. A true Brickie who will be sorely missed.
He was best known for leading Hobart’s football and wrestling teams to several sectional and regional titles; several of his wrestlers even went on to claim state championships!
His family includes his wife, Jeannie, daughters Stefanie Osika and Heather Overturf of Hobart as well as many other family members who will miss his generous spirit and caring nature. He was deeply committed to his family, school, and community – something his life exemplified.
Steve was an enthusiastic sports fan who championed all New England teams and the Wisconsin Badgers. Additionally, he worked tirelessly as a swim coach helping young swimmers hone their abilities. Additionally, Steve coached youth sports activities within his community and enjoyed cheering his children’s athletic achievements.
He served as an outstanding mentor to thousands of high school students throughout his long teaching career, teaching boys how to become men while instilling character into children. It is said he told his most promising pupils to return after college graduation so they could sign papers with him and sign off on agreements signed after signing papers for them by him.
He was an exceptional gentleman who showed genuine caring to his family, church and community. His life was lived to its fullest and was an exemplar of gentlemanliness.
Balash led his football teams to 21 sectional championships and four state titles during his coaching career, as well as coaching wrestling to numerous championships that earned him induction into the Indiana Wrestling Hall of Fame. Away from professional life, Balash was also an attentive husband and father who dedicated much of his time helping others; his wife Jeannie, daughters Stefanie Osika and Heather Overturf, son-in-laws, as well as grandchildren Ava and Elle Osika all survive him.
Houlihan Lokey’s Financial Restructuring Group led by Balash. They assisted AutoWeb Inc’s bondholders with exploring strategic alternatives and ultimately concluding their sale transaction through Chapter 11; Christian Care Centers with developing a sale strategy and then successfully closing their sale process via Chapter 11, while Gold Standard Baking with various debtor-in-possession transactions and sale processes.