Grant Hollingsworth, Assistant Coach
This is Coach Grant Hollingsworth’s first year at SMW and his second-year coaching overall. Before coming to SMW, Coach Hollingsworth spent one season as an assistant coach at his alma matter Shawnee Mission East.
Coach Hollingsworth attended Ottawa University and was a member of the University’s inaugural college wrestling team. While at Ottawa, Hollingsworth helped the team to their highest finish at the annual Kansas Cup tournament that includes 12 teams across the state of Kansas competing for wrestling supremacy in the state. He won the 133-pound individual championship at the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament propelling his team to the top finish and their first ever team conference championship!
In 2014, Coach Hollingsworth graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas, where he was a four-year letter winner, a four-time Kansas State Qualifier and a two-time Kansas State Medalist, taking 5th and 3rd place at the Kansas 6A State Championships.
Hollingsworth lives in Prairie Village with his dog Cody and cat Rajah.