School of the Osage is proud to announce the hiring of Craig Engelbrecht as the next School of the Osage Head Boys’ Basketball Coach. Coach Engelbrecht earned his Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Central Missouri and holds lifetime teaching certifications in Speech/Theatre 7-12, English 7-12, and Physical Education 7-12.
Coach Engelbrecht has been an educator and coach for the past 36 years with the last 33 years being at Cole R-5 Eugene. Prior to Eugene, Coach Engelbrecht taught and coached girls’ basketball from 1984-1987 at Russellville. Coach Engelbrecht’s current career record is 573 wins to 315 losses while winning eight district titles and a 2nd in State finish in 1992. Furthermore, Coach Craig Engelbrecht was inducted into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in 2017.
Coach Engelbrecht and his wife Kelli have two children -- Katelyn and Christian. School of the Osage looks forward to welcoming Coach Engelbrecht and his family to the Indian coaching staff and the entire School of the Osage Community.