Mary named National Wrestling Coach of the Year
Just a week after being named the Pennsylvania State Wrestling Coach of the Year, Canon-McMillan head coach Chris Mary was named the national Coach of the Year by Wrestling USA Magazine.
Mary guided the Big Macs to a sweep of the PIAA team titles the past two seasons. The Big Macs won five out of a possible six team titles handed out by the PIAA over the past three years.
Canon-McMillan went 45-0 over the past two seasons and had three PIAA individual champions in Connor Schram, Solomon Chishko and Cody Wiercioch. The Big Macs had 12 state medalists over the past two seasons.
Schram and Wiercioch competed for Team USA in the 17th annual Dream Team CLassic held in Chicago and also represented the school on the Pennsylvania Team in the Pittsburgh Wrestling Classic.
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Mary, Haynes honored by NWCA
Chris Mary was named the Pennsylvania Wrestling Coach of the Year by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Glenn Haynes was honored as Pennsylvania Wrestling Assistant Coach of the Year and Zain Retherford of Benton was named Pennsylvania Wrestler of the Year.
The winners at the state level will now be eligible for regional and national awards. These award winners will be announced this month.
Mary and Haynes led the Big Macs to a sweep of the PIAA team titles this year and were in the corner when four of their wrestlers competed for PIAA individual gold medals. Three of them - Connor Schram, Solomon Chishko and Cody Wiercioch - each won gold medals and Dalton Macri won silver.
The Big Macs won a fourth straight WPIAL Team Tournament title, a record for a Class AAA team.Read full post: Mary, Haynes honored by NWCA
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