Joe Eichfeld
Joe Eichfeld
Title: Head Wrestling Coach - Assistant Cross Country Coach - Asst Track Coach
City: Waycross
State: Georgia
ZIP Code: 31501
Phone: 912-258-3634

Coach Joe Eichfeld is in his 7th year here at WCHS.  He is currently the Head wrestling coach, assistant cross country coach, and assistant track coach (pole vault/long jump/ triple jump).  In the past 6 years here at WCHS the Gator Wrestling team has won 3 region Dual titles, 3 region traditional titles, and has had 4 consecutive top 6 finishes in the state dual tournament including a 4th place finish in the 2013 State Dual tournament, and was the State Traditional team runner up in 2013.  In the 2014 – 2015 season the gators made their 5th straight appearance at the state duals tournament.  Coach Eichfeld attended Paul VI High School in Haddonfield NJ where he ran cross country, wrestled, and ran track and field.  Coach Eichfeld Also wrestled for 4 years at Trenton State College (now The College of NJ) where he placed 2nd in his conference before a career ending knee injury his senior year.  Coach Eichfeld also ran track for 2 years in college clearing 13’ 3” in the pole vault. 

Coach Eichfeld is married to Tara Eichfeld who is the registrar at Coastal Pines Technical College.  They have 3 children, Kayleigh Eichfeld (17) attends WCHS as an 11th grader, Kayla Thrift (22) attends Coastal Pines Tech., and Hannah Belle Thrift (13) who attends Ware Co. Middle School.  Kayleigh is a varsity member of the WCHS Volleyball team and is involved in Chorus and Drama at WCHS.