In a press release from Tony Beardsley, District Athletic/Activities Director of Sweetwater County School District #2, it was announced today that Don Maggi (pictured above) has stepped down as the head football coach of the Green River Wolves.
According to the release:
“Coach Maggi has made this difficult decision following 21 years of coachingâ€¦ the last 7 years as Head Football Coach at Green River High School.Â Don also has informed the district that this was a difficult decision, but one that was best, at this time, for his family”.
Maggi is quoted in the release as saying, â€œIt has been an honor and pleasure to serve as head coach of the Green River Wolves. I am proud of our accomplishments on the field and in the development of young men. The support from the administration has been appreciated and I am thankful for the opportunity. I wish nothing but the best for the program in the future.â€
â€œCoaching Football is a year round job and I have asked my wife and children to make sacrifices with our family time and schedule. A large part of their lives has revolved around my coaching duties and related commitments. It is time for me to give my full attention to my family.â€
Don Maggi intends to stay on as a Social Studies Teacher at Green River High School.
The School District will begin a search for a new Head Football Coach beginning in January.
Here are some statistics about Maggi’s coaching career at Green River High School:Â Seven years as head coach (third longest for a GRHS Head Football Coach).Â Teams played in the 3A State Semi-Finals five times in the past seven years.Â The Wolves played for the 3A State Championship in 2015.Â Â Won a share of the Wyoming 3A West Conference Title in 2016.
In total, Maggi has coached 21 years of high school football.