Charlie Lee was the Head Coach for Bella Vista from 1962-1984. Charlie coached 6 state champions and 26 overall state medalists. Charlie was named Scholastic Magazines "National Coach of the Year" in 1979. He had 5 section championship teams. Six teams finished in the top 5 at the state meet, 3 of which were state runner-ups. His overall dual meet record as a coach was an amazing 242 - 28 - 1. Charlie was elected to the California Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2001 and elected to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2017.
From left to right: Tracy Yeates, David Lee, Charlie Lee, Cody Olson, Ken Guadreau, Casey Noland, and Mike Lee. All pictured at Coach Lee's induction cermony into the California Wrestling Hall of Fame.