Boys Varsity Basketball · CENTRAL NAMES HEAD BASKETBALL COACH


St. Joseph, MO – Central High School is excited to introduced Jacob Kimble as the next head coach to lead the Central Basketball program.   Coach Kimble has been a part of the Indians program for the past 15 years.

Jacob attended Central where he was a member of the Indians squad in 2000.  Upon graduation form Northwest Missouri State, he returned to Central to teach Social Studies.  He began his coaching career as a volunteer before taking over the freshman program in 2007.  He has continued to climb the ladder of coaching at CHS and has coached at every level for the Indians.  Kimble has served as the junior varsity coach at Central for the past 7 seasons.

“We are excited to elevate Jacob Kimble to lead our program.  Coach Kimble has proven his loyalty to Central and deserves this opportunity” stated Athletic Director Dave Lau.  “He is a man of great integrity and is the right fit for Central.”

“In my 15 years as an assistant, I have learned from some great coaches ” Kimble said.  “I am ready to use that experience and knowledge to lead this storied program.  It is exciting to play a new role in the next chapter of Central Basketball.  We have great kids who love to play hard complete the right way.  We can’t wait to get started.”

Go Indians!