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Campbell County School Congratulates Mr. Mike Bankemper, Long-time Wrestling Coach at CCHS


Campbell County Schools would like to congratulate Coach Mike Bankemper on an outstanding career both as a wrestler at Campbell County High School and Northern Kentucky University as well as a coach for Campbell County High School Wrestling for the past 42 years.

During his time as coach, his team came in 1st in the Northern KY Athletic Conference 24 times and second 8 times.  In regional wrestling, his team  has won Region 18 times and has come in second 15 times. At the state level, his teams have taken 1st place, 4 times, 2nd place five times and has placed in the Top 10 29 times.

Individual wrestler accomplishments during his tenure include:

State Champions – 27

State Finalist – 59

State Placers- 191

High School All Americans – 10

NCAA Division I Wrestlers- 7

During his time as coach, Mr. Bankemper has received the following coaching awards:

Northern KY Sports Hall of Fame

Northern KY Athletic Directors Hall of Fame

KY Wrestling Coaches Association Hall of Fame

2-time National High School Athletic Coaches Association (NHSACA) “Coach of the Year” Finalist- 2007, 2013

NHSACA “Coach of the Year”  2016

National Wrestling Coaches Association Region 4 “Coach of the Year” 2004

3-time Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association (KYWCA) Coach of the Year- 90, 91 and 94

Congratulations on your outstanding career and thank you for all you have done for CCHS Wrestling!

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