By Steve Fryer
Servite wrestling coach Alan Clinton is a 2018 National Coach of the Year as selected by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association.
Clinton, in his 33rd season as an Orange County wrestling coach, was one of 20 coaches selected by the NFHS association — 10 boys sports coaches and 10 girls sports coaches. Clinton has coached at El Modena and at Servite. He also is Servite's athletic director.
Among the many honors Clinton has received is induction into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. His teams have won eight CIF-Southern Section championships in the team and dual-meet categories.