"He's very disciplined and very detail-oriented," said Wellner, who is starting his fourth season working with Sowell. "He likes to say he's simple, but he's very complex. I think you need that. It fits him to a T. He's a Tom Coughlin-type - on time is five minutes early. You're going to look a certain way and act a certain way, and there's going to be ramifications if things are done differently."
"From a perspective of watching coach and knowing he's never been in there, to see the emotion — the true emotion — and what it meant and how unique the place is and the love he has for the sport, it was special," said Wellner, who joined the Mids after working on Sowell's staff at Stony Brook.