Apple Valley High School has announced the hiring of Dalen Wasmund as the new Head Wrestling coach. He replaces Jim Jackson who retired from coaching earlier in the spring.
Athletic director defends new wrestling coach Scot Davis
When the most successful high school wrestling coach in the country applied for Flathead High School’s vacant position, he presented a resume filled with national accolades, prestigious honors and strong references from 40 years of coaching.
He also acknowledged he’s in the midst of a two-year suspension from prep activities in Minnesota for recruiting violations. Continue reading at flatheadbeacon.com
Scot Davis, a two-time national coach of the year, replaces Matt Owen
Scot Davis, the winningest coach in high school wrestling history, has been named the new head wrestling coach at Flathead High School, the school announced Friday. Continue reading at flatheadbeacon.com
A wise man once spoke about how to be successful.
“You have to have a passion,” he said. “You have to be enthusiastic about what you do. The way you are will rub off on your kids. They’ll see that you’re enthusiastic. They’ll see that you have passion and that it’s important to you. That’s extremely important in anything you do if you want to have success.”
This man knows what he is talking about. He knows what it is like to be passionate and enthusiastic about a job and a sport you love. He knows about winning with pride and losing with dignity. He knows what it’s like to watch a teenager pour his heart and soul into months of working toward accomplishing one final goal at the end of a season. He knows what it’s like to watch boys grow into men — men that win both state and national championships. Continue reading at foxsportsnorth.com
Itasca Community College has hired a new Head Wrestling Coach. David Copp, of Oostburg, Wis., has been introduced as the New Head Wrestling Coach. David served as the Assistant this last season, and helped an Itasca team that finished sixth in the Nation, with five National Qualifiers and an All-American. Continue reading at grandrapidsmn.com
Apple Valley’s Jim Jackson, the most successful coach in Minnesota high school wrestling history, retired from coaching Tuesday, May 1.
“It’s just time,” Jackson told the Pioneer Press.
Jackson, 55, is stepping down to spend more time with his wife, June, and 12-year-old daughter, Taylor, a tennis player. Continue reading at twincities.com
By Jim Rueda, Free Press Staff Writer
MANKATO — Some of you may have noticed a brief in Wednesday’s paper announcing Jon Dierks as the new head wrestling coach at Mankato East High School.
When coaches are hired at the high school level I usually don’t comment, preferring to defer to the athletic directors and administrators who selected them to make the right choices. In this case, however, I have to believe East has made an excellent choice. Continue reading at mankatofreepress.com