Scott Lawson is stepping down as wrestling coach at Villa Park, he confirmed this week.
Lawson will be replaced by Aaron Cross, who was on the Spartans’ staff and was the 2011-12 Orange County Register wrestling coach of the year.
Lawson underwent surgery in October to have two discs replaced in his neck. He was scheduled for more surgery.
“I probably came back sooner than I should have,” Lawson said. “My body is feeling it. It is time to pass things along to a new generation.”
Lawson said he will remain at Villa Park as a teacher and believes the program will be in good hands with Cross.Read the rest of this entry »