Tag Archives: College Wrestling Coaches

Justin Ruiz Joins Wrestling Coaching Staff at UV

OREM, Utah – Utah Valley University wrestling and head coach Greg Williams have announced the hiring of world bronze medalist and Orem resident Justin Ruiz to an assistant coaching position. Ruiz comes to UVU on the heels of a long, decorated wrestling career that featured a bronze medal at the 2005 World Championships. Ruiz is very familiar with Williams as ...

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Brian Dolph Added to Wolverine Coaching Staff

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan wrestling head coach Joe McFarland announced Tuesday (Sept. 28) the addition of Brian Dolph to the coaching staff. Dolph, an NCAA champion and 11-year collegiate coaching veteran, will serve as the Wolverines’ volunteer coach while overseeing the freestyle program at Michigan’s USA Wrestling Regional Training Site. “I’m excited to reconnect with Brian,” said ...

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J Jaggers, Mike Pucillo Added to Ohio State Wrestling Staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former Ohio State wrestling standouts J Jaggers and Mike Pucillo have been added to the Buckeye coaching staff head coach Tom Ryan announced Wednesday. Jaggers and Pucillo join Ryan and associate head coach Lou Rosselli. “We are proud to add one of the great wrestling Buckeyes to the Ohio state coaching staff,” Ryan, who is entering his ...

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Boilermakers Hire Rogers As Assistant Wrestling Coach

Pete Rogers was the Lakeland College head coach for nine years. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue wrestling team added Pete Rogers to its coaching staff on Thursday, naming him an assistant coach with the Boilermaker grapplers. Rogers comes to Purdue from Lakeland College, where he served as the Muskies’ head coach for nine years and vaulted them into the ...

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Elliott Promoted to Associate Head Coach For Gardner-Webb Wrestling

Boiling Springs, N.C. – Gardner-Webb graduate and assistant coach for wrestling Daniel Elliott has been promoted to the Associate Head Coach for Wrestling announced today by the Gardner-Webb athletics department. “Naming Daniel Associate Head Coach is a natural progression of his involvement in the Gardner-Webb University wrestling program. First, as a student-athlete where he was a national qualifier, and most ...

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The recession can’t keep college wrestling down

The Open Mat.com By: Mark Palmer (Original Here) While the current recession may putting some college and professional sports in a serious predicament, generally speaking, the troubled economy hasn’t put college wrestling’s shoulders to the mat just yet. Sure, some college programs have been axed; most recently, Carson-Newman College in Tennessee announced this was the last season for its wrestling ...

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