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Head Coach Chad Eshbaugh

Assistant Basketball Coach Chad Eshbaugh
Hometown: Topeka, KS
Academic Degrees: Bachelor's Degree -
Washburn University

Associate's Degree -
Allen County Community College
Seasons at Cloud: 10

Coach Eshbaugh enters his 5th season as the Head Men's Basketball Coach and 10th overall at Cloud County Community College. He brings 13 years of Head Coaching experience to the table. Eshbaugh assisted the Thunderbirds for four seasons, prior to taking the helm. Coach Eshbaugh has led the Thunderbirds to a combined record of 58-37. He has led the T-Birds to two Top 3 finishes in the KJCCC Western Division. His 2010-2011 team finished third in the nation in Team GPA with a 3.16. His 2011-2012 group won 25 games and made it to the Region VI semifinals.

Eshbaugh's recruiting efforts at Cloud County have helped to produce 5 first team, 4 second team and 6 honorable mention KJCCC West performers. Two of which were named KJCCC West "Freshman of the Year". In addition, Eshbaugh helped produce 4 first team, 4 second team, and 2 honorable mention All-Region VI selections. During his career, Coach Eshbaugh has had 57 former players sign at 4-year schools, including 23 at the NCAA Division I level.

Coach E, as his players call him, constantly works on innovative ways to make his players better. He is always finding and creating new strength and core workouts for the off-season. The Men's basketball program consistently shows improvements in strength, vertical, speed, and stamina. His skill and development drills are designed to build each player's skill level. Many of his practice drills and overall basketball concepts are sought by fellow coaching peers, including High School and 4-year College Coaches.

Eshbaugh began his coaching career at Eudora High School, where he coached the Cardinals to the best four-year combined record in school history. Following Eudora, Eshbaugh took over the program at Topeka West High School, and over the course of five seasons, led the Chargers to three state final fours, two league titles, and a combined record of 78-39.

Eshbaugh, and his wife Amy, are both originally from Topeka, KS and now reside in Concordia with their two daughters, Jordan and Mykah.

Phone: (785) 243-1435 ext. 314

Assistant Coach Michael Johnson

Assistant Basketball Coach Michael Johnson
Academic Degrees:

Seasons at Cloud: 1






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