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EVSC Names New Central Head Football Coach

The EVSC Board of Trustees approved the appointment of long-time football coach Andrew Zirkelbach as the head football coach of Central High School.

Posted: Apr 5, 2021 10:41 PM
Updated: Apr 6, 2021 6:55 AM

The EVSC Board of Trustees approved the appointment of long-time football coach Andrew Zirkelbach as the head football coach of Central High School.

Zirkelbach was most recently the defensive coordinator Reitz High School and a defensive coordinator and assistant coach at Central prior to that. He also helped lead Central to three championships in 2011, 2017, and 2018.

EVSC Director of Athletics, Andy Owen said, "It’s exciting that this appointment is a current EVSC employee with over a decade of experience within our school district," "Being able to retain current EVSC employees' talents and dedication will have a tremendous impact on our schools, athletic programs and community. Andrew is an energetic and engaging coach who comes highly recommended. He also has the passion, knowledge and energy to continue to build upon the remarkable success within the Central football program."

Zirkelbach earned a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Evansville, a master’s in engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a master’s in secondary education from Oakland City University.

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