Tag Archives: Penn

Roger Reina Returns as Head Coach of Penn Wrestling

Roger Reina, Penn

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, Dr. M. Grace Calhoun, has announced that Roger Reina C’84 WEV’05 will return to his Hall of Fame roots as head coach of the Penn wrestling program. Reina originally led the Quakers from 1986-2005 and amassed a program-record 205 wins and a .649 winning percentage during his first ...

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Alex Tirapelle Resigns as Penn Wrestling Coach

Alex Tirapelle, Penn

PHILADELPHIA – Alex Tirapelle, the Roger Reina Head Coach of Wrestling at the University of Pennsylvania, has resigned his position, Director of Athletics Dr. M. Grace Calhoun announced today. “I want to thank Alex for his service to Penn Wrestling and wish him the best in the future,” Calhoun said. “We will endeavor to find the best candidate to lead ...

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TOM’s Weekend Recruiting News

Anthony Mantanona - Iowa State

Fresno State Head Coach Troy Steiner and Assistant Israel Silva, are working hard on recruiting the best wrestlers from the Golden State in hopes of bringing back the Bulldogs to national prominence. They got two outstanding wrestlers this weekend in Robert Garcia IV of Selma High and Richie Ybarra-Brandt of Liberty Madera High (via Utah Valley University). Robert Garcia IV ...

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Former Penn coach Roger Reina breaks down the events around the NWCA All-Star Classic – Short Time Ep. 115

Roger Reina

After 19 years as the head wrestling coach at Penn, Roger Reina stepped away from coaching in 2005. While he doesn’t have to concentrate on wrestling 100 percent of the time anymore, Reina is still actively involved with the sport. On Episode 115 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Reina talks about his role as the Chair of the Local ...

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Job Posting: Assistant Coaches – Penn

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Penn hires Alex Tirapelle as new head coach

By Chas Dorman Penn Athletics Two-time All-America wrestler Alex Tirapelle has been named the 19th Roger Reina Head Coach of Wrestling in the history of the University of Pennsylvania. The announcement was made today by the University’s new Director of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, M. Grace Calhoun. “I am excited to welcome Alex to Penn,” said Calhoun, who took over ...

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Penn to Welcome Eight Newcomers to its Lineup in 2014-15

By Chas Dorman Penn Sports Information PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s wrestling team will welcome eight newcomers in the fall, adding seven freshmen and a transfer to the lineup for the 2014-15 season. The Quakers will add three state champions to the lineup and a fourth wrestler who won four state championships in New York’s Catholic School division. In ...

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Rob Eiter resigns as Penn head wrestling coach

By Chas Dorman Penn Sports Information PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s Director of Athletics, Steve Bilsky, has announced that Rob Eiter will be resigning his position as head wrestling coach as he pursues other professional opportunities. “We are sorry to see Rob leave,” said Bilsky. “Our wrestling program has a proud history, and Rob has done his part to ...

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