About Daniel Kitchel

Our culture is centered around youth and high school sports now more than ever. Chances are your child will participate in some competitive sport. As a single mom, you’ll feel the grip, pressure, and joy of all that goes with it. Coach Kitchel will share his insights gained from coaching hundreds of athletes throughout his career. He’ll speak about how involving your kids in sports can build character, toughness, and successful habits that will follow your child into adulthood. Most importantly, he’ll show you how you can use sports to point your child to Jesus and glorify God. 

Daniel Kitchel has been coaching for over fourteen years and has coached many levels of football, including his current position at Norman High School. Additionally, he’s been a head track and field coach for the last five years. He believes in the power of competition and what it can do for the hearts and souls of young people. Along with being a coach, he is the lead pastor of Cross Church in Norman, Oklahoma, and has been for sixteen years. Daniel is married to Jessica. They have two daughters and one son.