The mission of the Centennial High School athletic program is to provide opportunity for students to develop mental, physical, and social skills to help prepare them for situations and challenges they may meet throughout their lives.

The Centennial High School athletic program philosophy is to provide an atmosphere wherein student athletes are encouraged to reach their maximum potential. Heavy emphasis will be placed upon the individual’s sportsmanship, character, and leadership development with the guidance of qualified personnel.

The varsity head coaches have major responsibilities that accompany their assigned coaching duties. Some additional responsibilities may be inherent in individual programs for various coaches.


  1. Exercise complete responsibility and overall control for all levels of programs under his/her supervision. Assure that there is continuity from grade 7 (or 9 if applicable) through grade 12. This includes varsity, reserve, freshman, and junior high teams.
  2. Assign duties and responsibilities of assistant and junior high coaches working in his/her athletic program.
  3. Keep organization practice sessions within school guidelines and inform the athletic director of weekly and holiday practice sessions
  4. Accept responsibility for proper care and storage of equipment used in his/her program.
  5. Complete an annual inventory of equipment and submit a request for new equipment, reconditioning, and supplies necessary for the following year.
  6. With the input of subordinates submit a program evaluation to the athletic director/principal at the conclusion of the season and make recommendations for program improvements.
  7. In conjunction with his/her subordinates plan for any program adjustments after his/her evaluation by the principal. File this plan with the athletic director and principal within 30 days of the last interscholastic activity.
  8. Provide supervision of practice sessions, locker rooms, show rooms, weight room, and training room areas.
  9. Maintain appropriate records of the program and submit them to the athletic director.
  10. Attend at least one coaching clinic or continuing education opportunity annually.


  1. Assure that the entire coaching staff knows and abides by the rules in the State Activities Associations Handbook.
  2. See that each student athlete had take a physical examination,has a parental permission slip on file, and has adequate insurance coverage as specified by N.S.A.A. rules and local procedures.
  3. Give appropriate attention to teaching techniques which reduce athletic injuries, and, when injuries do occur, follow a prescribed routine, maintain good communication with parents and medical personnel, and keep the school administration informed of serious injuries.
  4. Have complete responsibility for the actions and conduct of players and coaches whenever they are under his/her supervision.
  5. Work with the principal in developing departure times for trips that involve loss of school time.
  6. Submit a list of letter award winners to the athletic director at the conclusion of the respective sports season.
  7. Take appropriate action to insure that shower rooms, locker rooms, and play areas are clean and safe for athletic participants.

2020-2021 Coaches:
Activities Director: Jenny Wagner
Athletic Trainer: Jayson Brueggemann
Concessions: Nicole Klanecky & Vicky Prochaska
Head Coach: Evan Klanecky
Asst. Coach: Craig Barjenbruch
Asst. Coach: Jordan Ortmeier
Asst. Coach: Barry Eitzmann
Volunteer Coach:
Keaton Kucera
Volunteer Coach: Spencer Phillips
Jr. High Football
Head Coach: Phil Payne
Asst. JH: Brian Sams
Asst. JH: Jake Prochaska
Head Coach: Alex Anstine
Asst. Coach: McKenna Kucera
Asst. Coach: Michaela Stuhr
Jr. High Volleyball
Head Coach: Sarah Ostmeyer
Asst. Coach: Karly Behrendt
Head Coach: Joe Dey
Asst. Coach: Laura Pulliam
Cross Country
Head Coach: Rob Johansen
Head JH Coach: Gail Dishman
Head Coach: Phil Payne
Asst. Coach: Wayne Heine
Jr. High Wrestling
Head Coach: Jake Prochaska
Asst. Coach:
Girls Basketball
Head Coach: Jacob Polk
Asst. Coach: Mark Ortmeier
Asst. Coach: Ann Endres
Jr. High Girls Basketball
Head Coach: Tori Homolka
Asst. Coach: McKenna Kucera
Boys Basketball
Head Coach: Cameron Scholl
Asst. Coach: Craig Barjenbruch
Asst. Coach: Bob Fish
Jr. High Boys Basketball
Head Coach: Barry Eitzmann
Asst. Coach: Jason Richters
Head Coach: Rob Johansen
Asst. Coach: Curtis Saunders
Asst. Coach: Leah Pankoke
Asst. Coach: Jake Polk
Asst. Coach: Carson Farr
Jr. High Track
Head Boys Coach: Mark Ortmeier
Asst. Boys Coach: Evan Klanecky
Head Girls Coach: Jennifer Bargen
Asst. Girls Coach: Linda Rafert
Head Coach: Bob Fish