Biography — Hadsell-Bill

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Bill Hadsell

Bill Hadsell
Coach

Bill has brought out the best in all of the student-athletes he has coached throughout the years. In wrestling he coached a NYS Champion in Billy Payne as well as eight other wrestlers who placed high in the states. He coached 34 individual Section V champions and was voted Section V Coach of the Year two times. An outstanding wrestler himself at Canandaigua Academy, Bill was Section V Class AA Wrestling Champion in 1979 and 1980. He won 4th place in 1980 at the NYS Wrestling Championships. Entering college a decade later, Bill was an NCAA Division III All-American at Ithaca College in 1991 and was named the school's Most Outstanding Wrestler that year.  He was voted into the Canandaigua Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.

In boys’ tennis Bill coached Ryan Fishback who won the state championship along with 2nd & 4th place state finishes. Ryan also won five sectional titles. Ryan’s brother Drew also won a sectional championship. Bill’s teams won league championships and a second place finish in the sectionals. He also coached girls’ tennis and they had a second place finish in the sectionals. Bill coached girls’ soccer as well and guided them to a second place finish in the Finger Lakes East after ten years of not winning a game. He coached Hall of Famer Caroline Wenzel Chapman who was named FL East Player of the Year twice.

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