Coach Beitinger graduated from South Kitsap High School in Port Orchard, Washington in 2004. Following a successful high school basketball career, Jacob played collegiately at Eastern Washington University for two years before finishing his career at Central Washington University. In addition to coaching at MIHS, Jacob works for Emerald City Basketball Academy, where he trains and coaches young players on a daily basis. He spent the 2011-2012 season as an assistant boys coach at Gonzaga Prep in Spokane. Jacob is married with two small children, Eliana and Holden, who keep him busy and full of laughter.