Sam Kinder joined the Franklin College men's basketball coaching staff for the 2014-15 season as an assistant coach.
He comes to Franklin from Beech Grove High School where Kinder has assisted with program development from high school to elementary level and both the varsity and junior varsity teams. Kinder has served as the Director of Beech Grove Youth Basketball League.
Kinder has also been a part of the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association State Coaches Clinics in 2013 and 2014. He has also attended Butler fall practices under Head Coaches Brad Stevens and Brandon Miller, while also working the Purdue University men's basketball camp under Head Coach Matt Painter.
Kinder received a bachelor of science in education from University of Indianapolis and was a three-sport athlete at Logansport Community High School.