Coaching Staff

Bobby Bovaird
Head Coach (7th year)
Bovaird.jpgSeventh year as head coach… previously served as Head Coach at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka for six years, as Assistant Coach at Washburn Rural for two years, and as Assistant Coach at Baldwin High School for four years… has coached 78 state qualifiers, 21 state medalists, and 4 state champions in 16 years of coaching… as a competitor, medaled twice at the Kansas 6A State Tournament, placing 6th as a junior at 152 lbs. in 1997 and 4th as a senior at 152 lbs. in 1998… competed for Team Kansas at the 1997 Junior National Greco-Roman Tournament in Fargo, ND, and represented Team Kansas in the 1998 Metro Classic All-Star Dual… was a Topeka Capital-Journal 1st Team All-City selection, Academic All-American and 1st Team All-State, and Centennial League Champion… also a varsity letter-winner in soccer… attended Baker University and graduated Cum Laude… teaches English and Journalism at LHS… Coach Bovaird and his wife Emily, LHS Wrestling’s #1 fan, live in Louisburg with their 8-year-old son Brody and 6-year-old daughter Elyse.Contact Information: bovairdr@usd416.org
202 Aquatic Dr.
Louisburg, KS 66053
(913)837-1720
Andy Wright
Assistant Coach (3rd year)
Wright.jpgThird year as Assistant Coach… came to LHS from Wellsville High School, where he previously served as head wrestling coach for the high school and middle school the past six years… also coaches middle school football and track for LMS… played college football and ran track, earning MIAA All-Conference Track (Pittsburg State University) and All-American honors (Fort Scott Community College)… graduate of Osawatomie High School, where he played football, wrestled, played basketball, and ran track… currently teaches special education at LMS… Coach Wright and his wife Amy, LHS counselor, have two children, Delaney (8th grade) and Mathias (2nd grade).

Contact Information: wrighta1@usd416.org

Brandon Ott
Assistant Coach (2nd year)
Ott.jpgSecond year as Assistant Coach… graduated in 2016 from Ottawa University with a bachelor of science in Sports Studies with an emphasis in coaching… wrestled collegiately for the Ottawa Braves for two years and was a two-year letter-winner… is currently serving as a student assistant coach for OU… 2011 graduate of Ottawa High School, where he played football (3-year letter-winner) and wrestled (4-year letter-winner, Frontier League champion)… Coach Ott and his wife Megan live in Louisburg with their dog Brigsley.

Contact Information: ottb@usd416.org

Wildcat Wrestling Dual Records:

  • 2011-12: 6-12
  • 2012-13: 3-9
  • 2013-14: 10-7
  • 2014-15: 12-4
  • 2015-16: 17-3
  • 2016-17: 20-1
  • 2017-18

Wildcat Wrestling Frontier League Finishes:

  • 2011-12: 6th place, 1-5 dual record (host school: Paola)
  • 2012-13: 5th place, 2-4 dual record (host school: Ottawa)
  • 2013-14: 5th place, 2-4 dual record (host school: Louisburg)
  • 2014-15: 3rd place, 4-2 dual record (host school: Eudora)
  • 2015-16: 1st place, 6-0 dual record (host school: Spring Hill)
  • 2016-17: 1st Place, 6-0 dual record (host school: DeSoto)
  • 2017-18

Wildcat Wrestling 4A Regional Finishes:

  • 2011-12: 6th place, 3 state qualifiers (host school: Fort Scott)
  • 2012-13: 15th place, no state qualifiers (host school: Pittsburg)
  • 2013-14: 11th place, no state qualifiers (host school: Burlington)
  • 2014-15: 4th place, 5 state qualifiers (host school: Louisburg)
  • 2015-16: 6th place, 5 state qualifiers (host school: Columbus)
  • 2016-17: 5th place, 8 state qualifiers (host school: Frontenac)
  • 2017-18:

Wildcat Wrestling 4A State Finishes:

  • 2011-12: 20th place, 1 state champion
  • 2012-13: n/a
  • 2013-14: n/a
  • 2014-1531st place
  • 2015-1614th place, 2 state placers
  • 2016-17: 29th place, 1 state placer
  • 2017-18:

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