SEAN  MEAD
Liberty Middle School Head Coach

Sean grew up in St. Louis, MO and graduated from Hazelwood Central High School.  He was 4-year letterman, a 3-time state qualifier, taking 6th place in 2004 and finishing with a career record of 123-31.  

He went on to wrestle at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where he started as a true freshman.  Unfortunately, an injury would cut his competitive career short.

Coach Mead spent some time away from wrestling while finishing school and starting a career but was called back by the wrestling gods when he became involved with the Quest Wrestling Club.  Eventually that led to a position with EWC and a career change and the rest is history.  

This is Sean's fifth year with EWC.  He served as head coach at Lincoln Middle School for the '15-'16 and '16-'17 seasons before stepping down to an assistant role in '17-'18.

Coach Mead lives in Edwardsville with his wife, Brittany.  He is excited to be back in the district full time and begin a new chapter at Liberty, where he also teaches computers.

 

JACOB FOSTER
Liberty Middle School Assistant Coach

Jacob grew up in Glen Carbon, Illinois graduating from Edwardsville High School in 2005. He is an alumnus of the Edwardsville wrestling program under Coach Jon Wagner.  After high school, Jacob attended Greenville University where he balanced academic coursework, playing football, and working as an undergraduate assistant coach for the football program.  Jacob graduated from Greenville University with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in physical education and minoring in coaching.  Since the fall of 2014, Jacob has made his career in District 7 teaching physical education and health at Edwardsville High School.  In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Jacob is part of the coaching staff at the high school and the middle school levels.   He serves as the JV/Sophomore Defensive Coordinator for the Edwardsville High School football program and an assistant coach for Lincoln Middle School Track and Field specializing in shot put and discus.