Boys Basketball Coaches

 
Kevin Renbarger - Head Coach

Coach Renbarger has been at the helm of the boys basketball program since the 2005-2006 season.  Before taking over the head coaching duties, Coach Renbarger was the JV coach for 4 years, Freshman coach for 1 year and the elementary coordinator for 2 years at Oak Hill.  He also spent 1 year as a varsity assistant for the Kokomo girls program.

Coach Renbarger is a 1990 Graduate of Oak Hill High School where he participated in cross country, basketball, swimming, and baseball.  He was a member of the 1988 regional championship baseball team.  He is a 1995 graduate of Ball State University with a teaching license in US History, Government, and Geography.  He has been teaching 8th grade history at Oak Hill since 2005.

Coach Renbarger is the winningest coach in Oak Hill history with a record of 200-101.  His teams have won 6 conference championships, 5 grant four championships, and sectional championships in 2015 & 2016, 2018.  His teams won a  Regional and Semi State in 2018.  His 2018 team also brought home the program's first state championship.  Coach Renbarger has been named Indiana Basketball Coaches Associtaion Coach of the Year  (2017) and sports hotline coach of the year 5 times and chronicle-tribune coach of the year 3 times.  Coach was also named as a coach of the Indiana Junior All Star team in 2017.

Coach Renbarger and his wife Shelly (1989 oak hill graduate) live in Sweetser, in with their two children Braden (oak hill 2016 graduate) and Ashlyn (oak hill class of 2019).

    

Paige Brunner - JV coach

Coach Brunner has been a member of the Oak Hill Boys Basketball Program since 2004. After one year as the Freshman Coach during the 2004-2005 season Coach Brunner has served as the Junior Varsity / Varsity Assistant Coach under Head Coach Kevin Renbarger since 2005.

During that span the JV Golden Eagles have recorded only one losing season, had six seasons of at least 16 wins - including back to back 19 win seasons (2014-2015 & 2015-2016), and won six Grant 4 Junior Varsity Championships.
 
Coach Brunner teaches PE & Health at Oak Hill JR/SR High School and serves as the Head Boys & Girls Cross Country Coach and Head Boys & Girls Track Coach. 

Paige and his wife Iris live in Marion, with their two children, Quinn Marie and Leo James.

 
Josh Strange - Freshman Coach


Coach Strange has been a member of the Oak Hill Basketball Staff since 2008. He has an overall record of 132-37 for a 78% winning percentage.  As freshman coach, he has never had a losing record.  Coach has captured 4 Grant-4 titles in 78attempts. Coach has had 2 undefeated campaigns (2012-13 they went 16-0 and 2017-19 they went 15-0)


Prior to coaching at Oak Hill, Coach Strange spent 2 seasons as the head freshman boys coach at Mississinewa High School in Gas City, IN.  In his 2 seasons, he had a record of 26-7 with another Grant-4 championship.


Coach Josh Strange is a 1998 graduate of Oak Hill High School where he was a 2-time letterwinner in basketball ansd also participated in football and baseball. 


Josh is married with 3 children.  His wife Stephanie is a math teacher at Oak Hill High School.  Josh has three children Abby, Matthew and Hannah. They reside outside of Sweetser.


Ben Johnson - 8th Grade coach

Coach Johnson has been the eighth grade coach at Oak Hill since the 2015-16 season.  He played High school basketball for four years in High School.

Coach Johnson is the 7th grade history teacher at Oak Hill, along with teaching 8th grade PE.  He is also the head girls softball coach.

Coach Johnson and his wife Aubrey live in Marion with their two children Rocky and Titus.  They are expecting their third child this January
 Derrick Pond - 7th Grade Coach

Coach Pond has been a coach at the junior high level since 2013.  He played for Coach Renbarger from 200-2009.  His teams at te time amassed the best record in boys history going  35-7.  Coach also played football at Oak Hill.  Derrick is currently the 6th grade foothall coach within the Golden Eagle football program.


Derrick is married to wife Allie who is also the junior high cheer coach at Oak Hill.  They both live in Kokomo.

 BJ White - 6th Grade coach

Coach White has been with the basketball program since the 2015-16 season as the 6th grade coach.  Coach white is a 2013 Oak Hill graduate.  White was a member of Oak Hill's varsity basketball, football, and golf teams during his high school career.  Coach is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University in Business Management


BJ lives in Marion with his wife Kailyn and their daughter Lakely (15 months).


 Brad Shouse - Elementary Coordinator

Coach Brad Shouse begins his 7th season as a Boys Basketball Varsity

assistant and serves as the Oak Hill boys basketball developmental coordinator.

Brad is in his 14th year overall at Oak Hill, having served as Jr. High head coach

and varsity scout for nine  years. In addition, Brad was the Oak Hill Varsity

softball head coach from 2006 - 2009.


Before coaching at Oak Hill, Shouse spent three years as Jr. High head

coach and Varsity assistant at Whitko High School.


Shouse is a 1994 graduate of Xenia (OH)  H.S., where he played three

years of varsity basketball, winning two Sectionals, one Regional and

one District championship. He studied Media Communications at Manchester University. After  graduation  he spent five years in local radio doing sports play-by-play, News,  Marketing, and spent time in audio/video  production with IHSAAsports.org.  Shouse is currently the Vice President of T&J Plating Inc in Marion, IN.


Coach Shouse and his wife Sandra (1994 Oak Hill Graduate) live in

Sweetser, IN with their two children, Grant (Oak Hill 2023 graduate)

and Laci (Oak Hill 2026 graduate).