Hall of Fame - Brian Stannett
Brian Stannett attended Te Awamutu College from 1954-57. Brian has been acknowledged for Service to Wrestling for 50 years –He has been President of NZ Wrestling and has held a wide range of other executive positions . In 1955 he started wrestling at Y.M.I Te Awamutu as a 13 years old. His wrestling achievements include: 1968/1971 NZ Champion, NZ Team NZ/Australian Champs, 1971 Veterans Champ. 1972 Asst club coach at Y,M.I.,1974 Worked with Dr Dale Thomas in preparation of Commonwealth Games squad. He has had many overseas trips as Coach & Manager, World Schoolboys, two Commonwealth Games. Brian has refereed for many years and in 1999 he was awarded Asia/Oceania Most Outstanding Referee/Judge.