Central Catholic High School
, USA) is a public, Catholic coeducational diocesan high school
run by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown
. Central began educating in 1946 when the Diocese merged the all-female Mount Marie Academy and all-male St. John High School. Although Central is a Catholic high school, it is open to non-Catholic students as well. This school serves the west side of Canton and Western Stark County
. The principal is currently Fr. Robert Kaylor. Central Catholic's sports teams are nicknamed the Crusaders.
Central Catholic has been awarded Ohio state championships in the following sports:
- Boys Football – 1988, 2000
- Boys Golf – 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
- Boys Tennis - 1999, 2000
- Boys baseball - 2008
Steve Roof, a previous swimmer at Central Catholic, qualified for the 2007-2008 Olympic trials in two events. He finished 7th in the nation in 10k open water meet in 2007.