Green named NYWA coach of the year

Green CMYKBob Green, head of Waconia’s youth wrestling program, was recently named the 2013 Northland Youth Wrestling Association Coach of the Year.

Green and his coaching staff of Pat Willis, Joel Garnatz, Tim Peitz, Brad Schultz, and Brian Beste led the Wildcat youth team to an NYWA state runner up title in 2013 and a fifth place finish in 2012.

Thirty two youth wrestling coaches from across the state selected Green as NYWA Coach of the Year, after he led his teams to a combined record of 40 wins and seven losses over the past two seasons, qualifying 15 individual Wildcats for the NYWA state tournaments.

Waconia wrestling offers students in grades K-12 the opportunity to learn the sport and participate in a program that is earning a reputation for success. For more information about Waconia wrestling, including the youth program, visit Youth wrestling information and open registration nights will be held Oct. 1 and 2 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the WHS lobby. Additional details can be found in the District 110 Community Ed fall brochure or website.