Kansas Wesleyan University
Mount Miguel High School
Years at Salina Central:
Coach Ballenger was born and raised in San Diego, California where he graduated from
Mount Miguel High School. While at Mount Miguel, he excelled at both football and
basketball. From there Ballenger decided to go and play wide receiver for Southwestern
Junior College in Chula Vista, California where he was ranked as one of the top receivers
in the state. After Southwestern, he went to Kansas Wesleyan to finish out his football
career where he received his degree in Secondary Education.
Ballenger enjoys spending time with his wife Jenny (since 2011) and his daughter
Alycianna (born in 2013), teaching math, and coaching. Ballenger has been a coach for
Salina Central since 2008.