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Evan Goff HEAD COACH

egoff08@gmail.com20170313_122638 Coach Goff, a 2000 graduate of Fitzgerald High School, was a tri-athlete who excelled in wrestling, baseball, and football. He was at 3x Region Champ and 2x State Placer. After graduation, Coach Goff attended Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta on a baseball scholarship. In 2004, his senior season, Southern Poly won the Conference Championship; Evan was honored with the Offensive Player of the Year award with at .392 batting avg. Coach Goff holds a BS degree from Southern Poly (now Kennesaw State University) in Management and a MEd from the University of Georgia in Kinesiology. In just seven years as a head coach, Coach Goff has been a 4x Region Coach of the Year award winner and has led his team to three top five finishes at state.  The 2017-2018 season will be his first at West Forsyth High School.

 

CHRIS KIEFER

ASSISTANT COACH

Chris Kiefer, former college athlete, who excelled in baseball and wrestling.  Coach Kiefer was also a three sport athlete in high school (California) where he was all Conference in football and baseball. He was a 2 time state placer for wrestling.  Kiefer attended Baker University on a baseball scholarship and was all Conference freshman year with an 11-1 record, as a pitcher. He was named freshman of the year.  Later, transferring to Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville), where he played baseball (2 yrs.) and wrestled (1 yr.).  Chris Kiefer’s extensive coaching career encompasses of wrestling, baseball, football, basketball, track, and lacrosse. Kiefer was most recently the Assistant Wrestling Coach at Pope High School (Cobb County). He assisted in taking the team to a two time Region championship and was named the GACA Region 5 AAAAAAA Assistant Coach of the year (2016) and Cobb County Assistant Coach of the year (2016). Chris was also on the coaching staff for the Girls JV and Varsity Lacrosse at Pope.  Kiefer brings experience as a Head Wrestling Coach from Duluth High School and Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach (Gwinnett County 2013-2015), Head Wrestling Coach at Banneker High School (Fulton County 2012-2013) and Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach at North Gwinnett High School (Gwinnett County 2011-2012).  Prior to moving to Georgia, Chris was an Athletic Director at Rockdale Schools (Joliet, IL), Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach Glenbard East High School  (Lombard IL) and Head Wrestling  and Soccer Coach at Ira Jones Middle School.Coach Kiefer holds a BS in Education and a Masters in Leadership & Administration. He has been a resident of Forsyth County since 2011, married and has 3 boys.
Chad Wright – Community Coach

Mike Traxler – Community Coach

Mike Corcimiglia – Community Coach

Cody Westray- Head Youth and Middle School Coach

 

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Wrestling Hydration Test

Reminder that all guys interested in wrestling for West Forsyth High School need to be in the WEST stadium lot at 8:00am on Saturday, Oct 14th.  Bring $10 cash and drink lots of water in the days leading up.  We will carpool over to North Gwinnett and will be back by 10:30am.  

West Forsyth Hires New Head Wrestling Coach

West is proud to introduce Evan Goff as our new Head Wrestling Coach for the 17-18 Season. Coach Goff is currently the Head Wrestling Coach at Colquitt County High School and has served as the Head Coach at Roswell High School as well in the past. There is a parent and player meeting planned for […]

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