Chris Bono, formerly the head coach at Tennessee-Chattanooga and a longtime assistant coach at Iowa State, has been hired as head wrestling coach at South Dakota State University, Jackrabbit Director of Athletics Justin Sell announced Tuesday.
Jacks tab former ISU assistant as coach
South Dakota State’s search for a new wrestling coach doesn’t seem to have been hindered by its recent lack of success.
Today, the Jackrabbits will announce that a five-week search has ended with the hiring of Chris Bono, whose accomplishments include claiming an NCAA Division I national title at 150 pounds for Iowa State, serving two stints as an assistant at his alma mater and winning three conference titles in three years as a head coach at Tennessee-Chattanooga. Continue reading at argusleader.com
New Dragons Assistants Prepare Team for Bison Open
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling head coach Kris Nelson and a couple of his former athletes join forces again in a different role for the soon approaching 2011-12 season.
Former North Dakota State University wrestlers Eric Sanders and Geoff Martin are teaming up with their former coach Kris Nelson to coach this season’s Dragon wrestling team. The two were brought on in August to become assistant coaches. Nelson coached Sanders from 2003-08 and recruited and coached Martin from 2006-09.
Minnesota State Names Adam Aho Assistant Wrestling Coach
Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State wrestling head coach Jim Makovsky has announced that Adam Aho has been named assistant coach.
Aho, a Frazee, Minn., native, spent the last year working with Competitive Edge Sports Camps in Kimball, Minn. Aho also served as an assistant coach with the high school programs in Kimball (2010-11) and Becker (2009-10) and has extensive experience as a camp clinician.
Massey Joins Michigan Coaching Staff as Volunteer Assistant
Ann Arbor, Mich. — University of Michigan wrestling head coach Joe McFarland announced Tuesday (Sept. 6) the addition of Kyle Massey to the coaching staff. Massey, an All-America heavyweight at Wisconsin, will serve as the Wolverines’ volunteer coach.
SCSU Wrestling Adds Wilson and Reiner to Coaching Staff
St. Cloud State University Director of Athletics Dr. Morris Kurtz has announced the hiring of Brady Wilson as an assistant coach for the Husky wrestling program, which captured runner-up honors at the 2011 NCAA Division II wrestling championships. The Huskies will also add Tyson Reiner as a graduate assistant wrestling coach to the program in 2011-12.
North Dakota State Names Manny Rivera Assistant Wrestling Coach
FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State head wrestling coach Roger Kish today announced the hiring of Manny Rivera as assistant coach.
Brandon Eggum and Luke Becker Get a Promotion
The University of Minnesota Wrestling program has announced a couple of changes on its coaching staff for the 2011-12 season. Brandon Eggum who has been the assistant coach for the last 10 seasons has been promoted to Head Assistant Coach.