Brandon Paulson named 2016 USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Coach of the Year

Brandon Paulson (Coon Rapids, Minn./Minnesota Storm) has been named 2016 Greco-Roman Coach of the Year by USA Wrestling. It is the second time in his career that Paulson has won this prestigious honor, to go along with his 2008 Greco-Roman Coach of the Year Award.

He is a club coach with the Minnesota Storm, working with their Senior-level and age-group athletes. He has coached the elite Minnesota Storm athletes at the U.S. Nationals and World Team Trials for many years.

Andy Bisek of the Minnesota Storm, who is coached by Paulson and other Minnesota Storm coaches, competed for Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at 75 kg.

In 2016, four other members of the Minnesota Storm qualified for the 2016-17 Greco-Roman National Team, which consists of the top three in each weight class: Joe Rau (No. 1 at 96 kg), Pat Smith (No. 2 at 66 kg), Jake Clark (No. 2 at 86 kg) and Hayden Zillmer (No. 3 at 86 kg). Continue reading at

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