Josh Heffernan

Head Wrestling Coach Olentangy Berlin High School

Coach Heff is an English teacher and the head wrestling coach at Olentangy Berlin High School.  He has coached 17 OHSAA state qualifiers, 5 state placers, 3 OCC championship teams, 3 OHSAA Sectional championship teams, 2 OHSAA State qualifying teams, and lead the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic National Championship team. He has been the OCC Coach-of-the-Year twice and was 2017's Central District Wrestling Officials Association Coach-of-the-Year.  Heffernan wrestled for Ohio University where he was a 3x MAC placewinner and an NCAA National Qualifier. He was a 2x Illinois High School state qualifier and a state runner-up in 1994.  He also wrestled for the Illinois Junior National Freestyle team.  Heffernan lives in Powell with his wife, Misty; daughters, Madison and Brenna; step-daughter, Angelina; and step-son, Rylan.