App State Wrestling head coach JohnMark Bentley has received a contract extension through 2027, Director of Athletics Doug Gillin announced Thursday after it was approved by Chancellor Sheri Everts and the Appalachian State University Board of Trustees.

Last month, Bentley became a three-time national coach of the year finalist after leading the Mountaineers on an unbeaten run to a Southern Conference championship and a top-30 finish at the NCAA Championships.