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Josh Lindke is going into his 9th year of coaching at 27 years of age. He is the current Passing Game Coordinator/QB's coach at Toledo Central Catholic High School in Toledo, Ohio. Coach Lindke states he was fortunate enough to start his career in 2013 at 19 years old at his alma mater, Anthony Wayne High School as the JV Offensive Coordinator and the Varsity WR's coach. He spent 2 years there under his high school head coach, Craig Smith.
Coach was then able to land an Offensive Student Assistant job at Bowling Green State University in 2015 where he worked for Dino Babers and Mike Jinks. They won the MAC title in 2015 under Coach Babers. He was able to learn two explosive styles of spread offense under each coach and they were able to be in the top 3 in the country in 2015 under Coach Babers in number of plays ran, points scored and passing yards.
In 2017, Lindke was hired at Toledo St. Francis DeSales as the Offensive Coordinator/QB's coach under Coach Dan Chipka. They were able to lead the Three Rivers Athletic conference in rushing in 2017 and 2018 while producing an all-state running back. They took over an 0-10 program and went 2-8 our first year and then 4-6 in their second year.
Then in 2019, Lindke was hired at Toledo Central Catholic as the Passing Game Coordinator/QB's coach under head Coach Greg Dempsey. They have been able to compile a record of 20-2 in the past two seasons with a #2 state ranking in Division 2 in the state of Ohio. They also appeared in the 2019 Division 2 state semifinals. During this time, they have been able to improve their overall pass game and rpo game. Their offense has been able to average just around 45 points per game the last two years.