Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Andy Schneider

  • 1993- Graduate of Romeo, HS Romeo, MI All-County and All-Conference wrestler.
  • 1994-96- Romeo Jr. High Coach
  • 1996-98- Edmond Generals Little League Coach
  • 1999-00- Edmond North Graduate Assistant Coach
  • 2000-02- Ed. North Jr. High Assistant Coach
  • 2002-07- Ed. North Jr. High Head Coach (4 straight undefeated seasons from 2003-07.)
  • 2007-09- Ed. North High School Assistant
  • 2010-Present- Ed. North Head Coach
    • 2010- Region 8 Coach of the Year
    • 2011- Region 8 Coach of the Year
    • 2012- Region 8 and Central Officials Coach of the Year
    • 2013- NWCA Oklahoma Coach of the Year, 6A Coach of the Year, Region 8 Coach of the Year.
    • 2014- Region 8 Coach of the Year, Lg. West All-State Coach
    • 2016,17,18,20,21,22-COAC Conference Coach of the Year.

Schneider also teaches Health and serves as the Edmond North FCA Sponsor.  Married to Angie, they have two sons, Colton, and Layton.

Assistant High School Coach: David James

David James (DJ) was an All-American and two-time national champion wrestler at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). The Del City native was UCO’s first four-time All-American. He became the head wrestling coach at UCO in 1982. DJ ranks second among all college coaches at any level in national championships with 12. James won seven in NCAA Division II, and five in NAIA, and was named national Coach of the Year seven times. UCO compiled 24 top-four national tournament finishes under James, including five runner-up showings, and the Bronchos won 19 Division II regional titles. DJ coached 48 national champions and 182 All-Americans at UCO, and his career dual record includes a 329-63-1 mark against non-Division I teams. David was named MIAA Coach of the Year in 2015-2016, and is a member of five halls of fames including the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame.
Married to Cherrie, they have two daughters, Hayden and Ryann.

Assistant High School Coach: Mike Arnold

Mike Arnold was born and raised in Colorado where he attended Rocky Ford High School and earned 3 State Championship titles.  He was also a NJCAA All-American for Colby Junior College and a NAIA runner-up for Adams State College.

Coach Arnold has been involved with coaching youth wrestling at all levels during the past 20 years.  Prior to coaching at Edmond North, Coach Arnold was the assistant coach at Westfield H.S. in Chantilly, Virginia (2007-2018) He also served on the Virginia National Team coaching staff from 2007-2015. He is married to Susan for and they have 3 children; Kyle, Derek, and Reese.


Head Girls Coach: Charles Jones

Charles is a 2003 North graduate where he had a stellar career as a wrestler.  He was a 2X State Champion, 4X State Finalist, and 3X HS All-American while wrestling for the Huskies.  He wrestled collegiately at both OU and Fresno State.  He is married to Lacey Mae and they have four daughters: Autumn, Summer, Wynter, and Stormi 

Assistant Girls Coach: Nathan Williams

 Nathan is a native of Hawaii.  He wrestled collegiately at the University of Northern Colorado.  He also teaches History and Psychology at North.  He is married to Liza and they have one boy, Oscar, and four daughters: Bella, Clover, Sasha, and Nika……….all who wrestle for the North program.

Junior High Head Coach: Evan Chada

Evan teaches science at Cheyenne Middle School and also coaches softball and track.  He is an Edmond Memorial grad and wrestled and played football in high school. Chada married his wife Amy in 2020.

Junior High Assistant Coach: Charles Chatman

Charles wrestled collegiately at Bacone College.  He is married to Shawnea and they have one daughter, Nevaeh.

Junior High Assistant Coach: Alex Eichler

Alex is a UCO grad where he played football for the Bronchos.  Wrestled in high school at Edmond Memorial.  He also teaches and coaches football at North.