Ironwood Ridge assistant wrestling coach Paul Vasquez was named Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) on May 3.
Vasquez was also named NWCA Scholastic Assistant Coach of the Year for Arizona. Ironwood Ridge won the Division I state championship in February.
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