Wolverine Distinguished Service Award

John Holms

John Holms was a physical education teacher and a coach throughout his career at Comstock Public Schools.  He coached varsity boys basketball for 10 years and varsity boys golf for 22 years.  The Wolverine Conference elected him to serve as the chairman for both sports while he was coaching.  He received Wolverine Coach of the Year honors and Regional Coach of the Year honors in basketball.  In 2006, he received the Kalamazoo County Educator Association Teacher of the Year Award and in 2007, he earned the Significant Educator Award for Excellence in Education.  He was also elected to the Greater Lansing Area Hall of Fame for all of his athletic achievements.  John continues to support Comstock and the Wolverine Conference by mentoring some of our younger coaches and working basketball and football games as an announcer and clock operator.  His dedication and work ethic has become a valuable asset to our school system and we appreciate all he has done throughout his career.