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 tothe 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 tothe 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 insurancecoverage as specified by N.S.A.A. rules and local procedures.
  3. Give appropriate attention to teaching techniques which reduceathletic 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 tripsthat 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, lockerrooms, and play areas are clean and safe for athletic participants.

2017-18 Coaches:
Activities Director: Dean Davis
Athletic Trainer: Jayson Brueggemann
Concessions: Dean Davis
Head Coach: Evan Klanecky
Asst. Coach: Craig Barjenbruch
Asst. Coach: Josh Warren
Asst. Coach: Barry Eitzmann
Jr. High Football
Head Coach: Phil Payne
Asst. JH: Stan Erks
Asst. JH: Ben Rickert
Head Coach: Jordan Barjenbruch
Asst. Coach: Nicole Klanecky
Asst. Coach: Alex Anstine
Jr. High Volleyball
Co-Head Coach: Danae Soliz
Co-Head Coach: Audrey Miller
Head Coach: Jacob Polk
Asst. Coach: Abby Smith
Cross Country
Head Coach: Rob Johansen
Head JH Coach: Gail Dishman
Head Coach: Phil Payne
Asst. Coach: Josh Mooney
Jr. High Wrestling
Head Coach: Dean Davis
Girls Basketball
Head Coach: Jacob Polk
Asst. Coach: Mark Ortmeier
Jr. High Girls Basketball
8th Grade Coach: Ben Rickert
7th Grade Coach: Molly Maronde
Boys Basketball
Head Coach: Cameron Scholl
Asst. Coach: Craig Barjenbruch
Asst. Coach: Josh Warren
Jr. High Boys Basketball
8th Grade Coach: Barry Eitzmann
7th Grade Coach: Jason Richters
Head Coach: Rob Johansen
Asst. Coach: Ben Rickert
Asst. Coach: Leah Pankoke
Asst. Coach: Mark Bartholomew
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: Mikaela Boss
Head Coach: Bob Fish
Emily Petersen
One Act
Jarrett Fowler Crystal Jorgensen
Ben Rickert Jessica Breitkreutz
Instrumental: Liz Purdham
Vocal: Ben Rickert