Oct 20, 2016
Kerry Regner's been doing things a little differently in Walnut
Ridge, Arkansas. The head wrestling coach at Williams Baptist
College didn't wrestle folkstyle in college, rather he went to
Northern Michigan and worked in Greco-Roman.
On Thursday, October 20, Regner pushed his Greco roots a little deeper into the ground at NAIA Williams Baptist College as the school announced it was starting a Greco-Roman wrestling program. That's right. A school in just its third year of wrestling is going to create a separate competitive program in Greco-Roman wrestling.
On Episode 288 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, Regner will talk about the genesis of the idea, which started in 2014 as a Regional Training Center concept and has morphed into the first college-sanctioned Greco-Roman wrestling program in America. Northern Michigan has been offering scholarships to compete in Greco-Roman, but the program hasn't competed under the guise of the athletic department.
Regner is overcome with options and directions. Now he just needs to hire a coach.
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