Skonieczny named assistant coach at Notre Dame College

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio -- Notre Dame College wrestling head coach, Sonny Marchette announced on Monday that his team will be adding Nate Skonieczny as an assistant coach.

Nate Skonieczny
Skonieczny comes to NDC after spending the past two years coach at the University of Mount Union and Rootstown High School. Last season, as Rootstown High School's co-head coach, his team had a State Champion and five place winners as the team finished as the runner-ups. An assistant coach during the 2017-18 season at Mount Union, Skonieczny helped lead the team finished 10th in the country while boasting an individual National Champion and two All-Americans.

"I am very excited to add Nate as a full-time assistant coach," Marchette said. "Nate is going to make a great addition to the NDC wrestling program as he brings in a wealth of knowledge about the sport. He has been part of top pedigree teams, which gives him the ability to coach at a high level. His youth will allow him to practice with our guys and show them techniques up close."

Skonieczny was a four-time state placer and two-time state champion for Walsh Jesuit High School. His 186 career wins is the most in Walsh Jesuit history. He went on to wrestle collegiately at Iowa, Kent State and Jamestown Community College.

"I've known Nate since he was in youth programs in North Akron," Marchette said. "He competed at Walsh Jesuit High School where I am an alumnus. I have known him and his family for a long time and I am excited to add someone of his caliber to our winning program. It is going to be great for our guys to be exposed to the experience and leadership Nate and [assistant coach] Cory Stainbrook possess.

"We are looking forward to a great season."


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