UPDATED: Longtime E-W wrestling coach Mike Hanchett dies
'He was always there for you,' said current wrestling coach Brian Alfi
Last updated 9/11/2020 at 5:35pm
The Edmonds-Woodway wrestling community is mourning the loss of a coach who helped to build the Warriors into one of the top programs in the region.
Edmonds resident Mike Hanchett, who spent nine of his 29-year coaching career as Edmonds-Woodway's head coach, died Aug. 16 at age 66. His son, Matt Hanchett, said the cause was likely a heart attack or pulmonary embolism.
Hanchett led the Warriors to a league title in his final season in 2009. He previously was an assistant coach for 15 years and a volunteer coach for five. Hanchett also was the head coach at College Place Middle School in Lyn...