Koback is a Wisconsin native who grauated from nearby Stevens Point Area Senior High after being named to the All-State team as a prep star. Koback has gotten off to a great start with UW-Stevens Point where he plays the outfield and pitches. During his freshman year at UW-SP in 2009, Koback put up a .313 average and led the tam in triples. On the mound, Koback appeared in eight games with one start, striking out 20 batters whille only walking nine. His versatile skills earned him honorable mention All-WIAC. This season Koback hit .263 in 8 games.