Spartans Announce New Wrestling Head Coach

Spartans Announce New Wrestling Head Coach
De Smet Jesuit Communications

De Smet Jesuit High School is excited to announce Terrel Wilbourn as Varsity Head Coach for the Spartan wrestling team. An undefeated NCAA national champion, experienced collegiate-level coach, and three-time Missouri state champion, Mr. Wilbourn has most recently served as head wrestling coach for Central Methodist University for the last three years. He holds a degree in sports recreation from Lindenwood University and will also serve on the De Smet Jesuit faculty as a P.E. and health teacher.

 “I believe that the good Lord has a plan for us all,” said Mr. Wilbourn, “I’m thankful to join the De Smet Spartan family, and I’m very excited to lead this wrestling program.”

Highlights for Coach Wilbourn include:

  • Head Coach for Central Methodist University
  • Assistant Coach for Lindenwood University
  • Francis Howell Central 3x Missouri State Champion
  • Senior National Champion
  • 3x High School American
  • Fargo National Champion
  • NJCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American
  • NCAA National Champion

“We are grateful to welcome Mr. Wilbourn into our community,” said Mr. Poelker, De Smet Jesuit Principal, “especially with his expertise as a coach, his athletic success on the wrestling mat, and his genuine care for our young men.”

Please join us in congratulating Mr. Wilbourn as he joins our faculty and coaching staff and our shared commitment to the formation of well-rounded young men.

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