The Evansville Vanderburgh Corporation announced the appointment of Jason Roach as the boy’s varsity basketball coach and physical education teacher at North High School. Roach replaces Andre Thomas who was recently named athletic director at Harrison High School.
Roach, who was previously a teacher and head coach at Pike Central High School, has a B.S. in health, physical education and life science from the University of Southern Indiana. Prior to his time at Pike Central, Roach taught at Washington Middle School and served as varsity assistant basketball coach at Bosse High School.
During his tenure at Pike Central, Roach accumulated a 47-29 record over three years and had three consecutive winning seasons. He led Pike Central to sectional championships in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, Roach was named Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year in District Three and the Courier and Press All-Southwest Indiana Coach of the Year.