Meet the Coaches

High School

Coach Donnell has been the Head Coach for the past six seasons. The team has earned 53 duel wins during Donnell's tenure. The team has earned eight team awards in that span. The team earned two tournament championships, four runner up awards and two third place awards. The team has had a total of ten state qualifiers and three state medalists during Donnell's tenure. Before coming to Glendale, Donnell was the Head Wrestling Coach at Hickman Mills High School located in Kansas City, MO for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons. During those two seasons Donnell coached 2 all-conference wrestlers. Coach Donnell did his student teaching at Sherwood High School in Creighton, MO and was a volunteer wrestling coach during the 2007-2008 season. At Sherwood coach Donnell helped coach two state qualifiers. Coach Donnell was an Assistant Wrestling Coach at Republic High School from 2001-2006. During the five seasons the team finished with an overall dual record of 32-17. There were seven state qualifiers and they brought home four state medals which were the first state medals for wrestling in school history. As a team they finished in the top twenty at the state tournament four times. Four of the Republic wrestlers went on to wrestle in college and one of them was part of two Division I National Championship teams as a member of the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Coach Donnell attended Parkview High School and competed in wrestling, cross country and track and field. Donnell received an Associates of Arts Degree and a Business and Marketing Certificate from Ozarks Technical Community College. A Bachelors Degree in History Education from Missouri State University and a Masters Degree in Educational Technology from Central Missouri University. Coach Donnell is married to Breanna Donnell and has two sons.

Coach Colbert is in his first year on the Glendale coaching staff. Coach Colbert graduated from Glendale in 2015. He earned All-Conference honors four times, All-District honors two times, Kinloch Tournament finalist, Truman Tournament champion, Butler Tournament champion and a Monett Tournament champion. He earned a second place finish at the Midwest Nationals Tournament. He qualified to the State Championship Tournament twice and earned All-State honors (4th place) and Academic All-State honors. Coach Colbert also has the third most wins in Glendale's history.

Coach Lowe is in his second year on the coaching staff. Coach Lowe wrestled at Liberty High School, where he was two-time state medalist in Missouri's Class 4 placing 6th at 119lbs as a junior and 3rd at 125lbs as a senior. Lowe also competed in the 2008 Metro Classic. He was also a Liberty Nationals Champion at 125lbs in 2008, 6th at 119lbs in 2007, 3rd at 112 lbs in 2006, a 3rd place finisher in Jr. Freestyle at Southern Plains in 2007 at 130lbs, and a 7th place finish at the 2006 Cliff Keen KC National Tournament. Lowe is currently a senior at Missouri State University seeking a degree in Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration.

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