Larry Shaw, Oak Glen High School wrestling coach who mentored the Golden Bears to 13 state titles, 12 of them consecutive - a record for all sports in the state. The also ranks Oak Glen as tied for sixth-place nationally with Northfork Granby, Va., for consecutive team titles. Among the many honors he has received, Shaw has been named the "West Virginia A-AA Wrestling Coach of the Year" six times, "OVAC Wrestling Coach of the Year" 11 times and most recently was named "2008 National Wrestling Coach of the Year."
In 29 seasons, Shaw has produced 50 state champions -- including four three-time state champs and one outstanding wrestler - and 162 all-state wrestlers. His dual record is 311-92-4.