SDSU’s Bono To Coach U.S. Team
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — South Dakota State wrestling head coach Chris Bono was tabbed head coach for the U.S. Men’s Freestyle team at the Pan Am Games.
The Senior Pan American Championships, which include women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman teams, as well, are annual continental championships for nations in North America, Central America and South America.
The championships are scheduled for April 5-7 in Panama City, Panama.
Men’s freestyle wrestlers include 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Coleman Scott, 2011 Pan Am champion Nick Marable and former NCAA champions David Zabriskie and Zach Rey.
Bono, along with Mike Duroe, leads the seven-man roster, with wrestlers spanning the Midwest and northeastern region of the United States.
Last year the U.S. team crowned champions at six of the seven weights.
The complete Men’s Freestyle roster is available below.
The complete release is available on TheMat.com.
55 kg/121 lbs. – Mark McKnight, State College, Pa.
60 kg/132 lbs. – Coleman Scott, Stillwater, Okla.
66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Drew Headlee, Morgantown, W.Va.
74 kg/163 lbs. – Nick Marable, Columbia, Mo.
84 kg/185 lbs. – Phil Keddy, Iowa City, Iowa
96 kg/211.5 lbs. – David Zabriskie, Bethlehem, Pa.
120 kg/264.5 lbs. – Zach Rey, Hopatcong, N.J.
Coaches – Chris Bono, Brookings, S.D.; Mike Duroe, Marion, Iowa
Courtesy: South Dakota State University