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Coach Steve Burrough comes to Orange Beach High School from Oak Mountain High School, where he been the Head Wrestling Coach for the last 17 years.  He graduated from Pinson Valley High School in 1984 where wrestled on 3 State Championship teams, and finished as two time state placer, and as a State Champion in 1984.  He wrestled for 2 years at Carson-Newman University before graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Montevallo. In his coaching career,  Coach Burrough’s teams have consistently placed in the top 5.  He has a career record of 381-136. Coach Burrough was the 2016 NWCA Alabama Wrestling Coach of the Year.  He was also inducted into the Alabama Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as the Medal of Courage Recipient in 2018.  He has also coached:

-Two recipients of the Most Outstanding Wrestler in the State Tournament.
-Two recipients of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award
-10 All-Americans
-11 Alabama State Champions
-25 Alabama State Runners-Up
-80 Alabama State Placers
-2016 – 7A State Runner-Up
-2017 – 7A Duals State Runner-Up
- 4 x 3rd Place in State Tournament
- 8 x Top 5 Finishes at State Tournament
- 14 x Top 10 Finishes at State Tournament
- 7 College Wrestlers
- 10 College Football players

He also has two children, Cole who is a student at Auburn University, and Chloe who is a junior at Oak Mountain High School.


Steve Burrough

Head Wrestling Coach