Coach Joey Di Nino
3 Year Head Coach @ Ola High School
10 Years Head Coach @ Union Grove High School
Ed. S Instructional Technology - University West Georgia - July 2013
BA Office System Management- Appalachian
In April of 2010, Ola principal, Ross Iddings, named Joey Di Nino as Ola's 2nd head wrestling coach since the school inception in 2006-07.
Di Nino came to Ola after ten successful years as head coach at Union Grove. In his Union Grove coaching tenure, Di Nino's tallied six top five finishes at the state meet highlighted by a 2nd place finish in 2004. He also coached the school's first state champion in school history in 2002.
A native of Stockbridge, Joey graduated from
Di Nino’s coaching career began at Eagle's
Coaching Highlights included:
-298-75-2 Dual Record
-4 Time South Metro Coach of the Year
-10 Time Area/Region Coach of the Year
-Ten top 10 finishes at the state meet (Seven top 5 finishes)
-Ranked top 10 in the Southeastern region 2008 & 2009 (NC,SC,AL,GA,FL,TN,LA).
Under Di Nino’s expertise, he has lead 12 State Champs, 44 State Placers, 70 Area Champs, 134 state qualifiers, 21 National All-Americans and 6 Academic National All-Americans. He also provided direction to 15 wrestlers who have/are wrestled at the collegiate level.
Coach Nick Meadows
A native of
Coach Meadows career began at Eagle's
With over 14 years experience coaching, Meadows brings a wealth of success to the Ola Mustang program. During his tenure at each school, he helped guide them to State Titles, produced 7 individual State Champs, 38 State Placers, and numerous Area Champions.
“I am extremely excited about Coach Meadows joining me at Ola. As a coaching staff we compliment each other very well,” said Head Coach Joey Di Nino.