Wrestling

 Left to Right: Row 1: Spencer Blue, Ethan Sheckels, Malachi Battle, Macein Bigham, Devon West Row 2: Coach McIntosh, Ben Lange, Killian Sudduth, Arnez Riley, Gabe Steyer, Brice Waldron, Corbin Contreras, Coach Mark Collins Row 3: Coach Royer, Eli Kline, Isaiah Bretz, Lloyd Eutsler, Thurston Miller, Ryan Pratt, Keagon Hammons, Jacob Sealscott, Coach Ben Collins

Left to Right:
Row 1: Spencer Blue, Ethan Sheckels, Malachi Battle, Macein Bigham, Devon West
Row 2: Coach McIntosh, Ben Lange, Killian Sudduth, Arnez Riley, Gabe Steyer, Brice Waldron, Corbin Contreras, Coach Mark Collins
Row 3: Coach Royer, Eli Kline, Isaiah Bretz, Lloyd Eutsler, Thurston Miller, Ryan Pratt, Keagon Hammons, Jacob Sealscott, Coach Ben Collins

 

Seniors

 


2018-2019 Wrestling Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
December 1 9:00 a.m. Sidney AWAY 10th Place
December 6 6:00 p.m. Defiance AWAY L 32 - 47
December 8 9:00 a.m. Lancer Invitational (Lincolnview) AWAY 2nd Place
December 8 9:00 a.m. Crestview AWAY
December 13 6:00 p.m. Wapakoneta HOME
January 3 6:00 p.m. St. Mary's AWAY
January 5 9:00 a.m. New Haven-Bill Kerbel Invitational AWAY
January 10 6:00 p.m. Ottawa-Glandorf HOME
January 12 9:00 a.m. Coldwater Cavalier Invitational AWAY
January 17 6:00 p.m. Shawnee AWAY
January 24 6:00 p.m. Kenton HOME
January 26 9:00 a.m. Celina AWAY
January 31 6:00 p.m. Elida AWAY
February 7 6:00 p.m. Bath HOME
February 12 6:00 p.m. Celina HOME
February 16 10:00 a.m. WBL Championship (Wapakoneta) AWAY


2018-2019 Wrestling Roster

Name Year
Isaiah Bretz Senior
Corbin Contreras Senior
Butch Eutsler Senior
Thurston Miller Senior
Malachi Battle Junior
Keagon Hammons Junior
Ben Lange Junior
Ryan Pratt Junior
Gabe Steyer Junior
Brice Waldron Junior
Macein Bigham Sophomore
Spencer Blue Sophomore
Killian Sudduth Sophomore
Devon West Sophomore
Kaleb Flory Freshman
Eli Kline Freshman
Arnez Riley Freshman
Jacob Sealscott Freshman
Ethan Sheckels Freshman
 Coach Ben Collins

Ben Collins

Head Coach
Coach Ben Collins enters his seventh year as the Head Wrestling Coach for VWHS and his fourteenth with the program. He is a Van Wert High School graduate and earned his Bachelors in Special Education from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio, as well as his Masters in Sports Administration from American Public University. While at Heidelberg College, Coach Collins was a four-year letterman in football and two-year letterman in wrestling. Coach Collins is an 8th grade Intervention Instructor at Van Wert Middle School.  He and his wife, Tracy, have two sons, Caden (9) and Grayson (6).


 Coach Mark Collins

Mark Collins

Assistant Coach
Coach Mark Collins has been involved with wrestling for 40 years and has been a Wrestling Assistant Coach at Van Wert High School for 23 years.  He is a graduate of Trotwood Madison High School in Trotwood, Ohio. Coach Collins received his Bachelor of Science in Education and his Masters in Counseling from the University of Dayton. He is an elementary guidance counselor for Van Wert City Schools, and he and his wife, Beth live in Van Wert. Coach Collins has a son, Ben and his wife, Tracy and their sons Caden and Grayson; son, Jared; and step-son, Steve Azbill. Coach Collins has coached Middle School Football and is also the Head Track Coach for Van Wert High School.


 Coach Austin McIntosh

Austin McIntosh

Assistant Coach
This is the third season for Coach McIntosh as the High School Assistant Wrestling Coach. Coach McIntosh previously coached the Middle School Wrestling team for four seasons. He is a 2009 Van Wert High School graduate and a 2011 graduate of Rhodes State College, where he earned his Associates in Criminal Justice. Coach McIntosh is the son of Jeff and Mary Ann McIntosh. He is currently employed by the Van Wert Police Department.


 Coach Colten Royer

Colten Royer

Assistant Coach
Coach Royer begins his second year as an Assistant High School Wrestling Coach for the Cougars. He is a Van Wert High School graduate, as well as a graduate of Bluffton University where he has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood PK - 3rd with 4th and 5th grade endorsement and a Bachelor of Science  in Intervention Specialist. Coach Royer is a 4th grade Intervention Specialist at Van Wert Elementary.