Coach Cranmer is a graduate of Northwest High School where he was a three sport athlete each year. He was a four year varsity wrestler, two time captain, earning a fifth place medal at the State Tournament his senior year at 160 lbs. in class 4. He went on to qualify for the NJCAA national tournament at 165 lbs. while wrestling for Meramec Community College. Coach Cranmer has been involved with numerous youth wrestling programs as a coach. He was also a varsity assistant coach at Northwest High School for four years and the assistant wrestling coach at Union one year. This is his fourth year as head wrestling coach at Union. He is currently the Art teacher at Central Elementary.