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Hawkeyes' Terry Brands to coach US Freestyle team


COLORADO SPRINGS(KWWL)--USA Wrestling, the national governing body for amateur wrestling in the United States, has named University of Iowa Associate Head Coach Terry Brands and Oklahoma State University Head Coach John Smith as coaches of the 2010 U.S. Men's Freestyle World Team.

Brands and Smith will work with USA Wrestling National Freestyle Coach Zeke Jones of Colorado Springs, CO, and the USA Wrestling national coaching staff to lead the team that will compete at the 2010 World Wrestling Championships in Moscow, Russia, Sept. 6-12. Former Hawkeye wrestler and Assistant Coach Bill Zadick currently serves as USA Wrestling's Men's Freestyle Resident Coordinator. Both coaches were selected by USA Wrestling's Freestyle Coach Selection Committee and approved by USA Wrestling's Executive Committee.

        Current Iowa Interim Assistant Coach Mike Zadick (60 kg/132 lbs.) and former Hawkeye two-time NCAA champion Brent Metcalf (66 kg/145.5 lbs.) earned spots on the World Team by winning individual titles at the World Team Trials in Council Bluffs in June.

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