Former coach, wife plead guilty to misdemeanor charges

A former Waconia wrestling coach and his wife have both pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges after a state Department of Education investigation into allegations that the coach had improperly provided medication to a member of the wrestling team.

Kelly Wagener – former head wrestling coach at Waconia High School – and his wife, Jonie, both entered guilty pleas to misdemeanor charges of distributing a legend drug. Both Wageners received 1 year of probation, 40 hours of community service and were required to write a letter of apology to both the athlete that was given the medication and the entire wrestling team. Kelly Wagener is also prohibited from coaching or being in a position of authority over minors, according to court documents. Continue reading at

The Guillotine – February 12, 2016

The February 12, 2016 issue of The Guillotine has arrived! Featured content in this issue includes: Stones That Roll - Pierz Wrestling, Respect In Many Forms - Waconia Wrestling, One-on-One with Joe Rau, A Minnesota Greco History Lesson, and Expectations With Support - Augsburg Wrestling.

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