Brayden Curry named head wrestling coach at Minnesota West

Curry, a former assistant coach for the Bluejays under Randy Baker, is now in charge and has big goals for the wrestling program.

WORTHINGTON — When Brayden Curry first stepped into the Minnesota West wrestling program as an assistant coach last season, he knew it was going to be a rebuilding process.

Curry, 24, is now taking over as the head wrestling coach for the Bluejays after a season as an assistant.

Prior to coaching at Minnesota West, he had gotten other offers during his senior year at Augustana University, including from already-established programs. One offer was from a high school in Nevada that had been a perennial state championship contender.

“I’ve never been that far west or really even outside of the Midwest in terms of where I lived. But they’ve been state champions 18 of the past 21 years, so, a really, really renowned program,” he said. “They said I was their guy and it was a very enticing offer.” Continue reading at →

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