Sizemore named Legacy wrestling coach

XENIA – Mike Sizemore has been named head wrestling coach at Legacy Christian Academy.

He replaces Tim Begley, who resigned after last season.

Sizemore is no stranger to Greene County. He spent over 35 years as a football and wrestling coach at Beavercreek and Greeneview High Schools, serving in a variety of roles including reserve coach and head wrestling coach since 1984.

Sizemore is heavily involved with the Miami Valley Kids Wrestling Association as an assistant manager. The MVKWA is currently the third largest wrestling association in the United States with approximately 3,200 athletes, according to a statement from the Legacy Christian Academy.

“His commitment to wrestling is enormous and his belief in wrestling as a builder of character and leadership is exceptional,” the statement read. “These are great individual attributes to pursue in the mission of equipping leaders for Christ.”

Sizemore was born in Hazard, Kentucky and graduated from Eaton High School. After high school, Sizemore enlisted in the United States Army and served two years in the Tactical Fighters – 101st Infantry Division.

Mike and his 42-year-old wife, Pattie, live in Beavercreek. They have two sons, Tony and Josh, and three grandchildren – 13-year-old Rayne, 11-year-old Gatlin and 3-year-old Annabella. Sizemore owns an electrical supply company in Dayton.


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