Wednesday, April 6, 2011
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Former Collins Hill head coach Cliff Ramos was named the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) wrestling coach of the year.
“Cliff Ramos has helped elevate Collins Hill not only to become Georgia’s top wrestling program, but one of the top programs in the nation,” NHSCA executive director Bob Ferraro Jr. said in a press releaase. “He is coaching young men who excel not only on the mat, but in the classroom and in life. Many of his wrestlers have been very successful in NHSCA national events. We are proud to be honoring him.”
The 34-year coaching verteran had a 626-80 dual record. He spent 16 seasons at Collins Hill, winning nine state championships and his 2010 team finished the season ranked in the top 10 in the nation.
Ramos resigned as the Eagles’ head coach after the 2010 season and was hired as Greater Atlanta Christian’s director of wrestling.