NORTHFIELD, Minn. – Jim Raczynski has been named head wrestling coach at St. Olaf for 2017-18, Athletic Director Ryan Bowles announced.
Raczynski was an assistant at St. Olaf in 2016-17. He spent the majority of his working career in the US Navy, where he was most recently Director of Talent Acquisition in Minneapolis. He wrestled in the Navy and began his service in 1990.
Raczynski takes over for Sean Ahrar, who is on a leave of absence.
St. Olaf begins the season on Nov. 18 at the Augsburg Open in Minneapolis.