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Coach Wes Kosel – @CoachKosel


  • 2017-present – Assistant Coach, Colorado College (NCAA Division III)
  • 2016-2017 – Assistant Coach, Augustana University (NCAA Division II)
  • 2014-2016 – Assistant Coach, Colorado College (NCAA Division III)
  • 2012-2014 – Assistant Coach, Texas Lutheran (NCAA Division III)
  • 2011-2012 – Assistant Coach, Haskell Indian Nations University (NAIA Division II)

Colorado College Bio

Wes Kosel is in his second stint as a member of the Colorado College staff after serving in the same capacity at Augustana University during the 2016-17 season.

Kosel, a native of Bartlesville, Okla., helped guide the Tigers to a 29-24 during his previous two seasons at CC.

Prior to that, he served as an assistant coach at Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Texas Lutheran University from 2012-2014.

Kosel graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He also has a master’s degree in physical education from the University of Houston.

While attending Kansas, Kosel served as an assistant coach at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kan.

A life-long student of the game, Kosel honed his coaching skills by working summer camps for the Houston Rockets, University of Houston, Texas State University, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, University of Colorado, and the University of New Mexico.

Kosel is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Personal Trainer, both of which are certifications earned through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Kosel and his wife, Molly, live in Colorado Springs.