Ohio Wesleyan hires Tom Watts as football coach

Ohio Wesleyan hired Baldwin-Wallace assistant Tom Watts as its

head football coach Wednesday.

Watts spent the past three seasons at Baldwin-Wallace as special

teams coordinator, defensive backs coach and recruiting


Before coaching at Baldwin-Wallace, Watts was defensive

coordinator and linebackers coach at Westminster College in

Pennsylvania, defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach at

the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and co-defensive

coordinator and defensive line coach at Waynesburg College in


Watts, a 2002 graduate of Hanover College in Indiana, is a

Westfield Center native who played at Lodi Cloverleaf High


His great-grandfather, Ray, coached football and basketball and

served as athletic director at Baldwin-Wallace. His grandfather,

Wade, and father, Tom Sr., coached at the high school level.