University remembers longtime wrestling coach struck and killed in St. Louis

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KENOSHA, WI (WITI) -- A coach is being remembered. Jim Koch, 69, a former University of Wisconsin-Parkside wrestling coach, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, after he had been in the hospital for a week after being struck by a car in downtown St. Louis on March 17.

Jim Koch had coached at UW-Parkside for 41 years. He was in St. Louis last week for the NCAA Wrestling Championships. He's being remembered as a man with a passion for wrestling and a leader in the sport.

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