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Donaco Watts

Donaco Watts

Associate Head Wrestling Coach

Department: Athletic Department
Phone: 712-279-1603
Office Location: McCoy-Arnold Center M-1


  • BA, Exercise Science, Missouri Valley College
  • MA, Management, Briar Cliff University
Donaco Watts


Donaco Watts is the Associate Head Coach of the Charger wrestling program and has served in multiple roles since joining the coaching staff as a graduate assistant in the 2013-14 season.  

Prior to BCU, Watts was an assistant coach at Muskogee High School in Oklahoma from 2007-10. He coached four individual state champions during that time period and helped guide the team to a class 6A Dual State Championship in 2010, after finishing as runner-ups in 2009. Watts was a student assistant at Missouri Valley College during the 2005-06 season and helped the team place seventh at the NAIA national tournament. He attended the NWCA Coaches Academy during the summer of 2015.

Watts was an Oklahoma State Qualifier in 2000 before he went on to Missouri Valley College. During his collegiate career he notched more than 100 wins and was a 2x NAIA All-American by placing 3rd at 157 lbs. in both 2004 and 2005.  He was also a member of the 2003 NAIA National Championship team.  His career included several wins over All-Americans from every collegiate division.

Watts has been on the All-American Wrestling Camp staff in Winfield, Kansas since the summer of 2006 and also participated in several other camps and clinics in Oklahoma, Iowa and Nebraska.

Watts earned a bachelor of arts in exercise science from Missouri Valley College in 2006 and earned a masters of arts in management from Briar Cliff in 2015. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and was raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He has four children; Sir Brandon, Somarah, Selah and Saben.