A special congratulations to Coach Mike Bankemper for being named a finalist for the national wrestling coach of the year. The National High School Athletic Coaches Association notified Mike earlier this week of this honor. Bankemper's outstanding coaching longevity, win-loss record, championship years, awards received and services to the coaching profession and to his athletes have earned him this national recognition.
As a Finalist for the 2013 Coach/AD of the Year, he will be honored at the National Awards Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. The Awards Banquet is held in conjunction with the NHSACA 48th Annual Meeting/ National Convention from June 22-26. This NHSACA Awards Banquet is held to honor Athletic Directors and Coaches in 19 sports from throughout the United States. CONGRATULATIONS, MIKE!