Head Coach Scott Norton – Coach Norton completed his first year as Highline’s head coach in 2003. His prior coaching experience has included Indiana State University. Norton has a wealth of experience in wrestling, being a 3-time Pac-10 Champion, and amassing a college career record of 111- 28 (.799) while at the University of Oregon. During his senior year, he captured four titles (Southern Oregon Open, Mat Town Invitational, Oregon Classic, Pacific-10 Championships), raising his total to 12 career titles. Norton is second all-time on Oregon’s career win list with 111 victories. During his senior year, Norton also established a new personal mark of 35 wins for a season, breaking his old record of 33. By capturing his third consecutive Pac-10 title, Scott became the first Duck to do so since the 1981-1983 seasons. He is just one of six people to amass 100 wins on the Oregon mat. Additionally, Norton was a Division 1 All-American. Needless to say, Coach Norton brings a strong competitive edge to Highline’s program.
*Coached 6 NCAA Division 1 All-Americans / Region 18 Coach of the Year (2005, 2010, 2012)
Bob Bubb Recipient (2010) / Inducted into Alaska Wrestling Hall of Fame (2010)
At Head Wrestling Coach at Highline has coached:
> 1 National Champion / > 5 National Finalists / > 27 All-American Finishes / > 77 National Qualifiers
> 6 Region 18 Outstanding Wrestlers
AND his teams were the 2010-11, 2013-14, and 2014-15 Academic National Champions.
Assistant Coach Brad Luvaas
A former wrestler under Scott Norton from 2002-2004, Bradley has been with the program as an assistant coach since 2008. In that time Highline has produced 20 All-Americans and 3 Academic National titles.
Assistant Coach Ben Tynan is a former Highline wrestler and NJCAA All-American. He also just finished up competing at North Dakota State. Ben finished in the top four in the Big 12 championship. Prior to Highline he was a state placer.