Head Coach, Aldon Struchen:
Aldon has been with the Alexandria High School Wrestling Program for 10 seasons (2nd year as head coach). Prior to moving to the area, Aldon coached for one season each at Wabasso and Marshall. Recently, Aldon was voted Section 8AAA assistant coach of the year.
Aldon is a 2001 graduate of Tracy Area High School. He was a x4 state qualifier, placing 6th and 3rd at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament. He was also a Greco-Roman state champion and wrestled on the Minnesota Storm national teams. He continued his education and wrestling career at Southwest Minnesota State University, where he graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education and minor in coaching. While at Southwest Minnesota State University, Aldon was an NSIC conference champion and scholar-athlete. Aldon earned his masters degree from Minnesota State University-Mankato in school health education.
Aldon is currently a physical education teacher and activities director at Discovery middle school in Alexandria. Aldon and his wife Emily have two children, daughters Finley and Veda.