Penn Wrestling Coaches Clinic to be held Nov. 2

PHILADELPHIA – 2008 United States Olympian Steve Mocco will join Penn coaches Zeke Jones and Rob Eiter at the 2008 Penn Wrestling Fall Coaches Clinic on Sunday, Nov. 2.

Mocco, who is competing at the Beijing Olympics as a heavyweight in freestyle will bring the total of Olympic wrestlers to three at the clinic. Jones, a former Olympic Silver Medalist and coach of the 2004 Olympic Freestyle team who is the current Penn head coach will serve as director of the clinic. Eiter, a member of the 1996 Olympic team is currently an assistant on Jones’ staff.

The clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Penn’s wrestling facilities. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. Cost for the clinic is $80 per coach and $40 for assistants attending with head coaches.

Along with the clinic, Penn will be holding its annual Wrestle-Offs that evening. Admission to Wrestle-Offs is free of charge for all coaches attending the clinic.

To register for the clinic or for more information, please contact the Penn wrestling office at (215) 898-9504 or via email at lljones@pobox.upenn.edu.

More information on the 2008 Penn Wrestle-Offs will be available at a later date.