David Newton has been coaching with Katy Area Wrestling Club for eight years. He was elected as head coach in 2012. David is a USA Copper Certified Coach with over 23 years of experience in wrestling, judo black belt, jiu-jitsu, instructing Krav Maga, and mixed martial arts. Coach Newton devotes most of his time with the advanced group, but regularly rotates to coach the beginners group. He has been on four junior national wrestling teams, was awarded outstanding high school athlete and wrestled one year at the University of Missouri before deciding to devote more time to family and academics. Coach David has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Baker University where he was awarded outstanding graduate student. Coach David currently works as a Project Engineer Manager for Bechtel Corporation. Coach Newton and his wife, Kimberly, have two children.