By: Mike Glesinger Panhandle Post
At Monday nights regular meeting, the Alliance Board of Education approved the hiring of Tristin (TD) Stein as Head Football Coach at Alliance High School. He will also teach Physical Education at AHS.
Stein is a Chadron High School and Chadron State College graduate. He played quarterback for CSC from 2014-2019. Following college, Stein was a Sports Performance Teacher and Assistant Football Coach at South Sioux City High School. He served as Offensive Coordinator for the football team from 2019-2022. He then spent one season as a Graduate Assistant at West Texas A & M University as running backs coach and special teams assistant. Stein has a long football background. His Grandfather was Dick Stein, long time Head Coach at Chadron High School. His father, Chris Stein, played at Chadron State and then coached football at the high school, college and professional level. TD Stein will take over for Chris Seebohm, who resigned after this past season, after 18 seasons as both an assistant and head coach for the Bulldogs.
The Board also approved adding a Girls wrestling program, starting in the 2023-24 school year. Next season Alliance will compete in girls wrestling tournaments and have the opportunity to compete in the Girls State Tournament. Several girls were present at the meeting and spoke in support of the program.