Coaching Staff / 2016-2017
Team: Boys Varsity Wrestling
Position: Head Coach
Coach Petoskey is in his second stint as head coach of the wrestling program. This stint began in 2008. Prior to the current coaching Bill coached the team from 1985 – 1989.
Coach Petoskey’s coaching career began in 1981 when he was an assistant wrestling coach for Eastern Michigan University. He then was a graduate assistant coach with the University of Michigan from 1984-1985. Dexter Wrestling Club and the Ann Arbor Warriors Wrestling Club have benefited from Coach Petoskey’s coaching from 1995.
Coach Petoskey was a three-year letter winner as a Pioneer High School. He was also recognized as an All-State wrestler. His college wrestling career found him at the University of Michigan, where he was a three-year letter winner and co-captain of the team.
Coach Petoskey is a “hands on” coach, and can be found demonstrating moves for the student-athletes. With his emphasis on academics, he continues to push his student athletes to improve on a daily basis.
Bill is a retired sheriff deputy. He is married to Betsy and they have three adult children who each participated in athletics for Pioneer.