Vance Light is the head wrestling coach at Mount Vernon High School who was inducted into the wrestling hall of fame in 2016. He has coached 63 state qualifiers, three state-qualifying dual teams, six WAMAC conference championships and five individual state championships. His wrestlers say Light’s success as a coach is due to his skills at building relationships. A successful high school wrestler himself, his experience as an athlete informs his coaching.
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