FAIRFIELD, CT - Sacred Heart's new head wrestling coach Andy Lausier has announced that Sacred Heart University will be hosting a Coaches and Wrestlers Clinic on Sunday, Septebmer 23rd. The event will be run in conjuction with USA Wrestling and be held from 10:00 am through 12 noon in the William H. Pitt Center.
Two-time United States Olympic Wrestling Coach (1996, 2000) Greg Strobel and 2010 NCAA Division I Champion JP O'Connor are the featured clinicians for the event. Strobel is a member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. He was the head coach at Lehigh University from 1994 through 2008 where he led the Mountain Hawks to a 189-83-1 record.
On the mat, Strobel was a two-time NCAA Champion (OW in 1973 NCAA's) and a three-time Pac-8 Champion during his time wrestling at Oregon State. O'Connor posted a perfect 35-0 mark on his way to the 2010 champinship at Harvard University. A three-time All-American, he is currently the assistant coach at his alma mater.
USA Wrestling's Making A Difference Tournaments and Clinics are a one-day programthat seeks to make a difference one state at a time, by supporting and promoting local college wrestling programs in each state. Proceeds from this clinic will directly support the Pioneer wrestling program.
Registration is $10.00 for the event and can be done online by clicking here. Late registration will also be available on the day of the event from 9:00 am through 10:00 am. For more information, please contact Coach Lausier at 203-615-3827 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.