Position: Head Track & Cross Country Coach
Phone: 785.594. 4580
Zach Kindler has served as the Wildcat's head men's and women's cross country and track and field coach since 2007.
During his time at Baker, coach Kindler has been named Heart of America Athletic Conference Coach of the Year 10 times and won 2 cross country conference championships and 5 track and field conference championships. The men and women have combined for 16 top three finishes and 22 NAIA All-Americans.
The Esbon, Kan., native comes to Baldwin City after serving three years (2004-2007) at Kansas Wesleyan University in the same position. Previous to Kansas Wesleyan, Kindler served as an assistant coach at Fort Hays State University (NCAA Division II). As a student-athlete he achieved All-American status four times and Academic All-American status twice while bringing home a national title in the javelin for the Tigers. Kindler graduated with an undergraduate degree in sports management in 2001 and a master's degree in sports administration in 2003.
Kindler, his wife Sara, daughters Taylor and Tessa and son Carter live in Gardner, Kan.