Kevin Kimball is set to begin his third season at Southern Illinois University, working primarily with the outfielders and serving as first base coach.
Kimball is a graduate of Northern Colorado, where he worked as an assistant coach for two seasons.
Prior to his coaching career, Kimball was a two-year starter (1998-99) in the outfield at his alma mater. He was named to the Division II NCAA Central Regional All-Tournament Team as a junior, while leading his team to its first-ever conference title. As a senior, Kimball was named offensive MVP.
Before his two years at Northern Colorado, Kimball was an all-conference outfielder at the College of Southern Idaho for the 1996 and 1997 seasons. During his two-year stint, Kimball helped lead his team to a pair of league crowns.
Holding a degree in Kinesiology from Northern Colorado (2000), Kimball is currently pursuing a master's degree in Sport Management. He resides in Carbondale.