Konitzer to coach alma mater UW-Oshkosh
Aaron Konitzer, a 2013 graduate of UW-Oshkosh, has been named head coach at his alma mater. Konitzer replaces Efrain Ayala who had coached the Titans for nine seasons. Konitzer has previous collegiate assistant coaching stints at St. Cloud State, Pitt-Johnstown, and UW-Platteville.
Konitzer Tabbed UWO Head Wrestling Coach
OSHKOSH, Wis.—Aaron Konitzer has been named the new head wrestling coach at UW-Oshkosh, Assistant Chancellor Athletic Director Darryl Sims announced Monday (August 29) following a national search.
“Aaron possesses a high level of understanding of the sport and an immense dedication to the student-athlete experience,” noted Sims. “I am thrilled to welcome Aaron to our staff and to his alma mater.”
Konitzer, a 2013 UWO graduate, received a master’s in sports administration from St. Cloud State (Minn.) in 2016. While at St. Cloud State, Konitzer served as a graduate assistant and helped to recruit top-10 national wrestling classes (among non-DI schools) and oversaw a monthly newsletter to help inform parents and alumni of the program.
Konitzer has served as a coach at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (Pa.) and at UW-Platteville, including developing strength and conditioning programs.
Konitzer comes to UWO from Fremont School District, where he oversaw the inaugural season of the wrestling program and making trips to the state tournament.