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2022 BNL Stars Coaching Staff


Head Varsity Coach - Jeff Callahan

Jeff Callahan has been the head coach of the Stars since the 2014 season. Jeff has served as the athletic director at BNL since 2003.  Jeff played for the Stars from 1984-87. He earned All-State honors his junior year ('86) and was selected to the South All-Star team in 1987. He went on to play at Vanderbilt University on scholarship from 1988-89.

Callahan was an assistant baseball coach at BNL under Joe Klumpp from 1993-98, an assistant football coach 1992-97 and was the boys freshman basketball coach from 1992-94. He was the head football coach for the Stars from 1998-2002.

High School: Bedford North Lawrence     College: Vanderbilt University


Family Members:
Wife: Paige - 30 years in July 2022
Sons: Brandt (22) In his Masters Program at Rockhurst University.
Whitt (19) freshman playing baseball at Spalding University and studying Business/Marketing
Daughter: Merritt (18) senior at BNL.  Plans to attend Butler University to study Pharmacy 

Email:callahanj@nlcs.k12.in.us


Junior Varsity Coach - Dennis Kissinger

Coach Kissinger joined the BNL coaching staff in the spring of 2011. Dennis was a 3 year varsity starter at Valparaiso High School and went on to attend Indiana University.

Dennis is currently employed with Gordon Food Services as a Customer Development Specialist. He resides in Bedford, and is married to Melissa and they have 2 children; Brock (23) and Hallie (20).

Dennis interests are spending time with family and coaching youth sports teams (baseball / basketball). He also enjoys playing softball and travelling the Midwest to attend son's motocross events. His favorite baseball team is the Cubs.

High School: Valparaiso High School


Family Members:
Wife: Melissa
Son: Brock (23)
Daughter: Hallie (20)

Email: dennis.kissinger@gfs.com


Assistant Coach - Reggie Joslin

Reggie Joslin joined with the Stars coaching staff in the spring of 2015. Reggie played high school baseball for Hall of Fame Coach Gary O'Neal at Madison High School and then went on to play at the University of Louisville.

Reggie is retired from NSWC Crane. He is married to Cheri and has two kids; Matt and Cassie. His favorite baseball team is the Cincinnati Reds. He is an avid Louisville Cardinal fan.

High School: Madison High School     College: University of Louisville

Family Members:
Wife: Cheri
Son: Matt
Daughter: Cassie


Assistant Coach - Steven McNabb
Steven joins the BNL staff (2022) after serving for the last 8 seasons as the head coach at North Daviess. 



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Meaning of a BNL Baseball Player

Being a BNL Baseball player is an honor and wearing "Stars" across your chest gives our players a sense of pride and confidence.

B= Be coachable
N= Nobody outworks us
L= Locked in and focused
S = So what, next pitch
T = Two hundred feet
A = Attitude is everything
R = Respect the game
S = Selfless

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