Sam Hopkins

SPORT: Wrestling

HIGH SCHOOL: J.W. Sexton – Lansing

. 7 Varsity Letters in Football, Wrestling and Track
. MHSAA State Champion-138 lbs. (1961)
. Olympic team tryouts (1964)


. All Navy Wrestling Team
. All Navy Wrestling Team Champion-154 lbs. (1965)
. All Services 4th place-154 lbs. (1965)
. Al Navy Wrestling Coach (1965)

. Wrestled J.W. Sexton and MSU Alum Norm Young in exhibition match
. 3 Naval District Championships (12th, 14th & 17th)
. Wrestled in many foreign Countries and west coast Universities
. J.W. Sexton Hall of Fame Inductee (2018)
. Created the wrestling program at Portland High School, Portland, Michigan. Coached team to 2nd place league finish in initial season
. Head Coach Lansing Catholic Central High School, Lansing, Michigan (1970-1983). Coached 2 State individual Champions
. Head Golf Coach Lansing Catholic Central High School, Lansing Michigan (1971-1983)
. Served on initial City of Lansing Softball Advisory Board