Long-time Concordia Wrestling Coach Doug Perry to enter The Cobber Athletics Hall of Fame

2024 Cobber Athletics Hall of Fame Class Announced

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia Athletic Director Rachel Bergeson announced that six former student-athletes, which includes one long-time coach, will be inducted into the Cobber Athletics Hall of Fame this fall.

Doug Perry ’65 was a 2-sport athlete during his student-athlete days at Concordia. He was a member of the 1964 Cobber football team that won the MIAC title and claimed the NAIA National Co-Championship and was also a 4-year member of the Cobber track & field squad where he was one of the team’s co-captains in 1965. After graduating from Concordia, Doug returned to the athletic department and became a fixture in the athletic department for almost 30 years. Doug’s long-time tenure as a coach at Concordia included being an assistant coach for the football program for 27 years as well as head coach for the men’s and women’s track field teams and head coach of the wrestling squad. He coached numerous All-Americans, MIAC champions and All-Conference award winners during his time at Concordia.

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