Leonard Marcotte

Leonard Marcotte ( 1944 Purcell High School Graduate )

Letterman Purcell High School Football (1940 - 1943)

Letterman Purcell High School Wrestling (1940 - 1944)

155lb Oklahoma High School State Champion ( 1944 )

Oklahoma 155lb All-State Wrestler ( 1944 )

Joined the Armed Forces after High School graduation to serve his country during WWII.

After the war ended, Leonard attended the University of Oklahoma on a wrestling scholarship.

Letterman University of Oklahoma Wrestling Team (1947-48 / 1948-49 / 1949-50)

Letterman on 2 Big Seven Conference Championship OU Wrestling Teams (1947-48 & 1949-50)

Big Seven Conference 155lb Wrestling Champion (1947-48 & 1949-50)

Big Seven Conference 155lb Wrestling Runner-Up (1948-49)

(13 - 2) season record in 1950 as Leonard advanced to the 2nd Round of the NCAA Wrestling Championships for the Sooners.

Assistant Wrestling Coach 1951 University of Oklahoma NCAA National Championship Team

After graduation from OU, Leonard served as a Teacher / Coach at OKC Northwest Classen High School for many years where he taught French and coached Wrestling and Cross-Country

Remembered as a wonderful individual, and an outstanding athlete and coach by his many friends, players, students, and colleagues

Leonard Passed Away in 1999