John is the new Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations at Arizona State University. Wrenn comes to Arizona State for his second tour of duty after having spent the past three years at Perry in Gilbert, Arizona. Wrenn served as running backs coach and assistant special teams coach in 2006 for former head coach Dirk Koetter.Wrenn compiled an impressive 223-46 won-loss record in 23 years of high school coaching, both at Hamilton High School and in the state of Illinois. He earned state Coach-of-the-Year accolades five times, three times in Arizona (1999, 2003 and 2004) and twice in Illinois. He has earned regional Coach-of-the-Year honors 15 times and was Chicago-area Coach-of-the-Year on four occasions. Wrenn's teams competed in the state playoffs 19 times, winning three state championships. His squads were runners-up twice, semi-finalists three times and quarter-finalists four times. Wrenn won 16 Conference/Region Championships. At Perry High, Wrenn provided overall leadership, supervision and coordination of all sports programs. As Athletic Director at Hamilton High, Wrenn hired all coaches, helped develop all athletic facilities and supervised all athletic-related activities. He also served as the Department Head for Physical Education. During this time, he had the opportunity to mentor Terrell Suggs and many other gifted young men. As a player Wrenn was the Most Valuable Player for Western Illinois University in 1972. He lettered there between 1970 and 1973, captaining the teams in 1971 and 1972. He was a Division II All-American and still holds the school career interception record with 18. He is a member of the Western Illinois athletic Hall of Fame and was a Blue Key National Honor Society member.
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