LINCOLN, Nebraska – Nebraska wrestling coach Mark Manning introduced the naming of former NCAA Nationwide Champion and Olympic medal winner, Tervel Dlagnev, as an assistant coach.
“We’re extraordinarily excited to announce the addition of Tervel,” Coach Manning mentioned. “He brings a wealth of data and expertise to Nebraska, will present one other piece to our teaching workers and can add worth to our student-athletes’ expertise on and off the mat.”
One of many nation’s finest heavyweight freestyle wrestlers in historical past, Dlagnev received the Olympic bronze medal on the 2012 London Olympic Video games and positioned fifth within the 2016 Rio Olympic Video games. He additionally received World bronze medals for america in 2009 and 2014 and was a 2011 Pan American Video games and 2008 College World title Champion. In faculty, Dlagnev was a two-time NCAA Nationwide Champion and four-time All-American on the College of Nebraska-Kearney.
A local of Arlington, Texas, Dlagnev involves Nebraska after serving as an assistant coach at Ohio State College, the place he was employed earlier than the 2016-17 season. Dlagnev has additionally labored with athletes on the Ohio Regional Coaching Heart.