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American University head wrestling coach Teague Moore has been selected as the head coach for the U.S. Men's Freestyle Team that will compete in late November at the 2017 Under-23 World Championships in Poland

Moore To Coach U.S.A U-23 Team at Worlds

10/27/2017, 11:00am EDT
By American University

Coach Teague Moore To Coach U.S. U-23 Team at Worlds in Nov 2017!

WASHINGTON – American University head wrestling coach Teague Moore has been selected as the head coach for the U.S. Men's Freestyle Team that will compete in late November at the 2017 Under-23 World Championships in Poland.

Moore, who next weekend will begin his seventh season as head coach of the Eagles, will get his first international head-coaching assignment for Team USA at the United World Wrestling Championships.

"I'm very excited and grateful for this opportunity," said Moore. "Anytime you can be a part of a World Championship Team or be a part of the development for our National Program it brings out a passion for the sport."

The U-23 World Championships come at a break in AU's competition schedule when the team will take off for the Thanksgiving holiday. This will be a return to the World Championships in a different role for Moore, who was a four-time U.S. National Team member and a University World champion in 2000.

Moore, who has had three All-Americans and 13 NWCA All-Academic Team honorees in his time at American, was an NCAA individual champion and a three-time All-American while competing for Oklahoma State.

Team USA will also be sending Greco-Roman and women's freestyle teams to the competition, to be held in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Source: http://www.aueagles.com/sports/m-wrestl/2017-18/releases/20171026ndkuak

USA Wrestling Official Release: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Wrestling/Features/2017/October/26/Coaching-staff-for-U23-World-Championships-announced

 

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