High School Section Coaches of the Year 2023

Congratulations to the 2023 MWCA Section Coaches of the Year, as voted on by the coaches in each section.

Class A Section Coaches of the Year

SectionHead CoachAssistant Coach
1AShay Mahoney, Caledonia-HoustonAaron Gust, Dover-Eyota
2ADennis Whitman, MedfordNick Neumann, Medford
3ANathan Hanson, Jackson County CentralKody Kramer, Fulda-MCC
4AJoe Puncochar, HLWWJoey Graczyk, HLWW
5AJordan Fester, BBEAdam Jaeger, BBE
6ABrandon Gruchow, WCAABEDan Wales, WCAABE
7ATerry Gorecki, Royalton/UpsalaScott Gorecki, Royalton/Upsala
8AJacob Oyster, United North CentralWade Hukriede, United North Central

Class AA Section Coaches of the Year

SectionHead CoachAssistant Coach
1AALink Steffen, Zumbrota-MazeppaLane Otterness, Cannon Falls-Randolph
2AADan Wagner, New PragueNick Schoenecker, New Prague
3AAHank Ireland, DB/LQPV/Montevideo UnitedRyan Swenson, DB/LQPV/Montevideo United
4AABen Kissling, SimleyJohn Grams, Mahtomedi
5AAChuck Vavrosky, KennedyBen Brummell, Minneapolis South
6AATravis Holt, BeckerJesse Puncochar, Becker
7AATom Youngblom, MoraRyan Sjodin, Mora
8AADavey Kosen, DGFGreg Schmitz, DGF

Class AAA Section Coaches of the Year

SectionHead CoachAssistant Coach
1AAAArt Trimble, Rochester MayoLuke Ties, Rochester Mayo
2AAAJosh Barlage, Apple ValleyPerry Wolff, Prior Lake
3AAATim Haneberg, HastingsKevin McBride, Hastings
4AAADan Engebretson, Mounds ViewDonny Longendyke, White Bear Lake
5AAAWilliam McCloskey, ArmstrongGreg Nelson, Park Center
6AAANick Hackman, WaconiaDerek Sikora, Waconia
7AAATodd Springer, AnokaBob Montague, Coon Rapids
8AAAEd Oehlers, WillmarKristin Monkman, Bemidji

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