Henry named Division II wrestling coach of the year


March 26, 2021

Don Henry, a 1983 Slippery Rock University graduate with a degree in parks and recreation management, was named the National Wrestling Coaches Association's NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year. Henry, who is in his 37th season as head coach of the Gannon University wrestling team, guided the program to its first-ever regional title, as six of his wrestlers won individual titles and eight qualified for the national tournament. Henry, a member of the SRU Athletic Hall of Fame, was a two-time NCAA Division I national qualifier as a wrestler at SRU, helping lead The Rock to three regional titles.