Coaches Hall of Fame: Darrell Barnes

Hall of Fame – 2002

Darrell has collected 24 years of experience as a coach and all of them have been at Arapahoe. His teams have a total of 110 wins, 33 losses, and 5 ties. They have finished in the Top Five 5x in the ‘90’s with runner up finishes in 1992 and 1996. He has been involved with the Nebraska ScholasticWrestling Coaches Association in many different capacities. He has done the ratings several times, has served on the board and is a Past President of NSWCA. He was also chosen to coach the NSWCA East/ West All Star Dual in 1996 and 1997. He was D3 Coach of the year 6x and chosen Class D Coach of the Year. He can also proudly claim 143 State Qualifiers, 63 medalists, 21 finalists , and 6 State Champs. Darrell considers his greatest moment being selected for induction into the NSWCA Hall of Fame and also knowing that by working with student-athletes he can have an impact on their lives and the way they view things in life. He is being introduced by his friend, Ed Arends of Elwood.

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