Jon Watson, Director of Athletics & Activities

  • This will be my 30th year in education, the past 21 as the Activity Director John Watson at Centennial.  I was previously the head wrestling coach and an assistant football coach for 8 years.  Centennial is the only place I have ever taught and all of my 3 children have grown up here and attended school here.  My wife Sarah and I have been married for 21 years and our daughter Bailey and son Gable graduated from Centennial.  Currently our son Joe is a student athlete here too.
    I am a native Idahoan and I graduated from Meridian High School where I played football and wrestled.  I attended Boise State University on an athletic scholarship to wrestle for the Broncos.  I was honored to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame with the 2020 class.
    I graduated from Boise State University with a BA in Public Affairs/Psychology and Education  I also earned my Masters Degree in Athletic Administration from Idaho State University in 2003.  I earned my CMAA Degree in 2011 and am a National Board Certified Athletic Director.  I will represent the Southern Idaho Conference as the President of the Athletic Directors from 2021-2023.



    Phone: 208-855-4250 ext. 1025

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