Coach Chris Renner – Region 7
Louisville Ballard High School
Chris Renner coached high school basketball in Kentucky for 27 years, including 24 years as the boys’ head coach at Louisville Ballard High school. He coached the girls’ team at Southeast Christian for two years and the boys’ team at Waggener one season before going to Ballard. He compiled a won-loss record of 703-186. His Bruins won nine seventh region titles and reached the KHSAA Sweet 16 tournament’s championship game five times, winning the grand title 1999. He was the seventh coach in state history to reach 700 wins and only the third from Louisville, joining Dale Mabrey of Pleasure Ridge Park and the late William Kean of Louisville Central. Coach Renner retired after the 2021-22 basketball season.