Liberal High School is excited to announce the hiring of Michael Fowler as the Head Wrestling Coach of the LHS Wrestling program. Coach Fowler will be replacing Kyle Molina who led the wrestling program since the 2016-17 season.
Coach Fowler is currently a history teacher at Eisenhower Middle School. Coach Fowler’s experience started in high school where he was an undefeated state champion in 1990 at 145lbs and also in college where he wrestled at Western Colorado University. Coach Fowler was a wrestling assistant at LHS from 2005-2009. He then became the head wrestling coach at West Middle School in 2010 which is now Eisenhower Middle School. Coach Fowler has also assisted with the implementation of the girls wrestling program at EMS. Coach Fowler is married to Brandi Fowler who will be in her second year as head girls basketball coach at Liberal High School in 21-22.
“We are thrilled to welcome Coach Fowler back to Liberal High School as head coach of the wrestling program. Fowler is an example of Redskin Pride and is a proud LHS graduate. In speaking to Coach Fowler about this position, he impressed me with his relationship with his athletes, passion for the sport, leadership skills, energy, and vision for the future of LHS wrestling. I am confident that Coach Fowler’s enthusiasm will help in getting students interested in wrestling and also help motivate students with his coaching.” – Activities Director Kerri Miles
“I am super excited about this upcoming winter wrestling season. I am very familiar with most of the wrestlers on the team from my middle school experience and I know the potential for success is great. My hope is that we can attract more students to the program to participate and help us achieve greatness.” – Mike Fowler