|Born||May 7, 1963|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1986||Missouri Western (GA)|
|1986–1987||Northeast Missouri State (DB)|
|1989–1990||Washington State (assistant)|
|1991–1994||Coffeyville CC (DB)|
|1995–1996||Western Oregon State (AHC/DB)|
|1997–1998||Missouri Western (DC)|
|1999||Idaho State (DC)|
|2000–2002||Washington State (DB)|
|2008–2011||Washington State (AHC/DC/DB)|
|2012–2015||Arizona State (DC/DB)|
|Head coaching record|
Christopher Farley Ball (born May 7, 1963) is an American football coach and former player. He assumed the position as the head football coach at Northern Arizona University in December 2018.
|Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (Big Sky Conference)(2019–present)|
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