Coach Mike Kirschner
Varsity Head Coach/Defensive Line Coach
Coach Kirschner graduated in 1979 from Warren Central where he was a two-year letterman in football. He received his BS degree from Ball State University in May of 1983 and his teaching license from the University of Indianapolis in December of 1989. He completed his Master's degree from Olivet Nazarene University in May of 2006.
Coach Kirschner served as assistant football coach, girls’ basketball coach, and softball coach at Warren Central High School from 1990-1996. From 1996-2000, he served as the head football coach, assistant girls’ basketball coach and head boys' track coach at Cascade High School. Coach has been teaching and coaching at Ben Davis since the fall of 2000.
He and his wife, Terry, who is a technology assistant at Chapel Hill Center have three children: Jonathan (30), a teacher and football coach at Hamilton Heights and wife Brittany, a teacher at North Central High School; Monica (27)is a professor at Marian University and assistant boy's basketball coach and head softball coach; and Katie (22), a teacher at Chapelwood Elementary and assistant softball coach at Ben Davis and her husband, Greg Thompson who works at Car Max as Inventory Lead.