Wrestling

 
  Left to Right:   Row 1:  Josh Dorsch, Killian Sudduth, Isaiah Bretz, Malachi Battle, Gabe Steyer, Ben Lange, Macein Bigham, Spencer Blue  Row 2:  Coach McIntosh, Coach Royer, Eric Workman, Keagon Hammons, Trevor Spridgeon, Butch Eutsler, Jordon Danylchuk, Ryan Pratt, Bryson Jennings, Coach Ben Collins, Coach Mark Collins

Left to Right:
Row 1: Josh Dorsch, Killian Sudduth, Isaiah Bretz, Malachi Battle, Gabe Steyer, Ben Lange, Macein Bigham, Spencer Blue
Row 2: Coach McIntosh, Coach Royer, Eric Workman, Keagon Hammons, Trevor Spridgeon, Butch Eutsler, Jordon Danylchuk, Ryan Pratt, Bryson Jennings, Coach Ben Collins, Coach Mark Collins

 
 


Wrestling Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
December 1 9:00 a.m. Sidney AWAY
December 6 6:00 p.m. Defiance AWAY
December 8 9:00 a.m. Lancer Invitational (Lincolnview) AWAY
December 8 9:00 a.m. Crestview AWAY
December 11 6:00 p.m. Bath HOME
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

Seniors


Wrestling Roster

Name Year
Jordon Danylchuk Senior
Josh Dorsch Senior
Bryson Jennings Senior
Trevor Spridgeon Senior
Eric Workman Senior
Isaiah Bretz Junior
Lloyd "Butch" Eutsler Junior
Malachi Battle Sophomore
Cody Gamble Sophomore
Keagon Hammons Sophomore
Ben Lange Sophomore
Ryan Pratt Sophomore
Spencer Smith Sophomore
Gabe Steyer Sophomore
Brice Waldron Sophomore
Macein Bigham Freshman
Spencer Blue Freshman
Killian Sudduth Freshman
 Coach Ben Collins

Ben Collins

Head Coach
Coach Ben Collins enters his sixth year as the Head Wrestling Coach for VWHS and his thirteenth 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 Specialist at Van Wert Middle School.  He and his wife, Tracy, have two sons, Caden (8) and Grayson (5).


 Coach Mark Collins

Mark Collins

Assistant Coach
Coach Mark Collins has been involved with wrestling for 39 years and has been a Wrestling Assistant Coach at Van Wert High School for 22 years.  He is a graduate of Trotwood Madison High School in Trotwood, Ohio.  Coach Collins received his Bachelor in 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 second season for Coach McIntosh as the High School Assistant Wrestling Coach. Coach McIntosh previously has been the Middle School Wrestling Coach for the past four seasons.  He is a 2009 Van Wert High School graduate, 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 first year as an Assistant High School Wrestling Coach for the Cougars.  He is a Van Wert High School graduate and 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 fourth grade Intervention Specialist at Van Wert Elementary and an Assistant High School Football Coach.