June 21, 2023
Darin was a letter winner in football, wrestling and baseball at Mater Dei. He earned all-conference honors in all three sports.
University of Evansville
Darin played baseball at the U of Evansville.
Darin was the head coach in baseball for 12 years and 1999 IHSAA Baseball Champion.
Darin Knight has been an integral part of Mater Dei football over the last 30 years as an assistant coach. He started in 1986 as an 8th grade football coach at Mater Dei then an assistant freshman coach in 1978 and 1988. In 1992 he became a full-time varsity assistant coach at Mater Dei and for the past 26 years he has been Mike Goebel's top assistant coach and defensive coordinator. Coach Goebel will tell everyone that the success we have achieved is owed as much to Coach Knight as anyone in the system. As a defensive coordinator and assistant head coach, Darin has led Mater Dei to two state titles, 6 semi-state titles, 11 regional titles and 17 sectional titles. In 2021 he was named as IFCA assistant coach of the year. In addition to coaching football, Darin is also the principal and dean of students at Mater Dei High School.