NAME: Jack Coldiron
SCHOOL: Covington Catholic High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning 2017 Football 5A state title
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'4"-220 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Florence, Ky.
PARENTS: Rick & Jenny
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Coach Eddie Eviston
FUTURE GOAL: Play in the NFL
Senior Jack Coldiron is a multi-sport all-star at Covington Catholic High School.
A three-year varsity baseball player at first base, outfield and designated hitter, Jack is a preseason all-state selection. He accumulated impressive stats his junior year. He hit .464, with nine doubles, three home runs, 52 hits, 33 RBI, 25 base on balls and 16 stolen bases. He helped lead the team to a 26-11 record, a district title and a regional runner-up finish.
Jack has earned numerous baseball honors, including last year when he was named NKAC Div. I Player of the Year, 1st team all-NKY (Enquirer) and 2nd team all-state. He was also selected to play in the Kentucky state Junior All-Star Game.
In football as a wide receiver and linebacker, Jack holds the school record with 20 TD career receptions. His senior season, Jack had eight TD receptions and helped lead the Colonels to a 14-1 record and a Ky. Class 5A state runner-up finish.
He also had a great junior season, helping the Colonels claim the Kentucky Class 5A state championship. He caught 27 passes for 683 yards and a team-high 11 touchdowns. On defense he recorded 29 tackles, a sack and an interception. CovCath finished with a 15-0 record for the first time in school history.
His many senior year football awards included being named 1st team all-NKY (Enquirer), 1st team all-district, 1st team all-state and 2nd team All-USA Today-Kentucky. He was also named by the National Football Foundation as the "That's My Boy" Award winner for Northern Kentucky.
A good student who is very active in community service, Jack will play football collegiately at Miami University in Oxford.
His favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Kevin Hart, favorite book is Life of Pi, favorite movie is Interstellar and most-like-to-meet is Tom Brady.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Jack Coldiron has tremendous skills as a baseball player resulting in him being named All-State as a sophomore and a junior. More importantly, Jack is an outstanding student and leader, both on the field and in the classroom. Jack's best qualities are his integrity and strong Christian values."
— Bill Krumpelbeck, Baseball Coach