Covington hired as RR wrestling coach
Pat Sweeney | May 26, 2020 AT 3:45 pm
Athletic Director Mark Rerick has announced the hiring of James Covington as the head wrestling coach at Red River High School.
A Red River High School graduate, Covington was a three-time state wrestling place winner for the Roughriders and was a 2002 individual champion before continuing his wrestling career at South Dakota State University.
Covington has been an assistant coach for the program for several seasons and is currently employed with Frito-Lay Inc., in Grand Forks.
“In addition to his exceptional technical knowledge, Coach Covington brings a strong passion for the Red River wrestling program to our athletic department,” said Rerick. “His previous experience with the program and the athletes will provide a smooth transition for the 2020-2021 season.”