Jason Kallenberg first arrived at William Blount in 2016. He was an assistant coach until 2020, when he was named Interim Head Coach. Kallenberg and the Lady Govs were able to finish 5th in one of the toughest districts in the state in Jason’s first year as the Head Coach at William Blount.
At the conclusion of the 2020-21 season, Jason Kallenberg was offered to be the Head Coach full-time. Kallenberg is currently in his second stint as a Head Coach. Previously, Kallenberg was the Head Coach at Central High School. He led the Lady Bobcats from 2006 to 2010 and helped them achieve a winning season (14-12) for the first time in over a decade. He also led the team to their best district finish in 12 years. Coach Kallenberg was named District 3AAA Coach of the Year in 2010.
Kallenberg has been apart of several successful teams. He was an assistant coach at Powell High School from 1999 to 2004, including one year where he helped coach the team to the final four in the state. Kallenberg then spent one season at Maryville College, a season where they won the conference and made an NCAA Tournament appearance. Coach Kallenberg was also a part of two region championship teams while at Fulton, one region championship team while at Powell, and one region championship team while at Maryville.
Kallenberg also has experience as a baseball coach. From 1999 to 2003, he was an assistant baseball coach at Powell. Additionally, Kallenberg was the Head Coach of TN Flight Basketball from 2003 to 2019.
Coach Kallenberg was an assistant under Todd Wright for four years before being named the Head Coach at William Blount. Kallenberg was able to coach his daughter, Jenna, during her high school career; Jenna is a member of the William Blount 1000-point club and was a member of three teams that made region appearances.
Coach Kallenberg is married to his wife of 22 years, Kim. During his free time, Jason enjoys attending sporting events, training kids, spending time with family, reading, traveling, attending concerts, playing golf, and working basketball clinics/camps. He is a physical education teacher at Knox County Schools.