Chris Henderson


HIGH SCHOOL: J.W.Sexton, Lansing, MI 1986-1989
COLLEGE: Edinborough University, Eastern Michigan University

Three Time MHSAA Division I State Wrestling Champion-One of only 2 wrestlers to win three MHSAA State Championships in J.W. Sexton High School History.
1987: 119 LB State Champion
1988: 132 LB State Champion
1989: 135 LB State Champion/Senior year undefeated record 41-0. Opponent ratio takedowns 69-0 (was not taken down from any opponent senior year). Wrestled at least 5 Individual State
Champions to defend titles during his high school career.
High School Career record: 151-18-1
Team member of J. W. Sexton 1987 MHSAA Team State Championship
High School All-American
Member of the prestige Team USA “Pittsburg Classic” – Top 25 High School Recruits in the Nation.
Five Time USA Freestyle and Greco-Roman State Champion
Four Time Michigan-USA Wrestling National Qualifier
2016 Lansing Sexton High School Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee

Assistant Graduate Wrestling coach at Eastern Michigan University-winning the “MAC” conference and qualifying six MCAA wrestlers to Division I championship in 1997.
J.W. Sexton assistant wrestling coach-1998-2005
J.W. Sexton Head wrestling coach-2005-2020
Coached 22 MHSAA State Qualifiers
5 MHSAA State Placers and 1 MHSAA State Runner-up
Produced Sexton High School wrestler and MHSAA runner-up & LaCross-Wisconsin Division III. Two time NCAA Champion and current Head Wrestling Coach at Davenport College, MI – Bebeto Yewah