Meteors new wrestling coach

Ben Sanchez (left) has been named the varsity wrestling coach at De La Salle Institute. Sanchez is a 2000 alumnus. He was an assistant at his alma mater from 2007-2009 and was also an assistant at Kelly High School (2004-2006). During his wrestling days at De La Salle, Sanchez was a three-time state qualifier and placed sixth at Class AA at 171 pounds in 1999. He was also a two-time Chicago Catholic League champion. Representing Mexico, Sanchez was a gold medalist in the 2000 Junior Olympics. Sanchez is seen here with De La Salle Athletic Director Tom White. (photo courtesy of De La Salle)