Wrestling program to honor Coach Jim Koch Jan. 25
When the University of Wisconsin-Parkside wrestling team hits the mat against UW-Steven's Point Wednesday, Jan. 25, more than just pins and wins will be celebrated. The Rangers' first, and until this year only, coach Jim Koch will be honored during the match.
In an email addressed "Dear Wrestlers, Alumni, Fans and Friends of UWP Wrestling," the program's Jeremie Ott said the wrestling team, many of whom were recruited by the now-retired coach "will be honoring Coach Jim Koch for his outstanding years of service and commitment to a team, school and everyone that he has come in contact with," Ott stated. "We all know how coach has touched our lives in some way. Please plan on attending the dual and help us all honor Coach Koch and wish him continued success and a well deserved retirement."Ott noted a social will follow the dual meet which starts at 7 p.m. in the Sports and Activity Center. And he added: "GO RANGERS!"