Gober Named New Football Coach at Beloit


By Wade Gerstner

KD Country 94 & Z.96.3 the Lake Sports along with nckssports.com has learned that Brad Gober is the new head football coach at Beloit High School as he replaces Greg Koenig, who announced on February 1st that he was resigning after 11 seasons and would be taking the head coaching job at Cimarron.

Here is Coach Gober’s first interview since being named Beloit Head Football Coach

Coach Gober is 29 and originally from Phoenix, AZ but moved to Kansas in 2006 before his senior year of high school. He is a graduate of Wamego High School and attended Kansas State University.

Gober has been an assistant coach the past 5 years at Augusta High School and the defensive coordinator at Augusta the past 3 seasons. His defense has been known as one of the better units in 4A Division I.

Here is the official release from Beloit JR/SR High School: 

Beloit Jr/Sr High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Bradley Gober as the head high school football coach for the Beloit High Trojans. Brad comes to us from Augusta High School where he has coached for 5 years, including being the defensive coordinator the past three seasons. In his first season as DC, Augusta went from giving up an average of 44 points per game to 22 points per game. In his second season Augusta was the 2nd ranked scoring defense in the state. Last year they were the top ranked defense in the AVCTL. He coached DBs and WRs in his first two years, and was on staff for two seasons at Rock Creek prior to his time at Augusta.

We will hear from Beloit’s New Head Coach today at 9:15 a.m. on www.ncksssports.com & on the Sports Ticket at 9:15 a.m. plus on our sportscasts as well on KD Country 94 and Z96.3 the Lake and online at www.kdcountry94.com

Derek Nester
Derek Nesterhttps://sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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