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Join Kerry McCoy on the FCA Facebook Live video, Wednesday, June 3 at 7pm ET

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | June 03, 2020, 10:02 a.m. (ET)

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is hosting a series of Facebook Live video sessions on selected Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

This week's featured guest on June 3 is two-time Olympian, World silver medalist and respected coach and leader Kerry McCoy.

McCoy was a member of the 2000 and 2004 U.S. Olympic freestyle team. He was a 2003 World silver medalist, when the World Championships was held in his native New York state. McCoy won a pair of NCAA titles for Penn State. McCoy has also had a distinguished career as a coach, including serving as head coach at NCAA Div. I powers Maryland and Stanford as well as assistant coach positions. He was a U.S. Olympic Team coach in freestyle wrestling in 2008. McCoy has long been a leader within USA Wrestling, currently serving as the organization’s Secretary and on its Executive Committee.

The entire wrestling community is invited to join at:

These events are hosted by Heath Eslinger, FCA Wrestling Southeast Central Director and former head coach at UT-Chattanooga. Joining as a co-host is past NCAA champion and FCA Wrestling Midwest Director Mark Ellis.

When the FCA started this project, they held these Facebook Live video sessions every Wednesday. They are now currently holding one of these live shows every other Wednesday.

The first week's guest on April 1 was Tom Ryan, head coach at Ohio State University. The second week’s guests on April 8 were Jordan and Lauren Burroughs. The third week’s guests on April 15 were Helen Maroulis and Larry Brey. The fourth week show on April 22 featured Steve Garland, head coach at Virginia. Week five’s show on April 29 featured the inspiring Richard and Gina Perry. During week six on May 6, Olympic champion and two-time World champion Kyle Snyder was the special guest. On May 13, the guest was 2000 Olympic champion and Pennsylvania RTC Executive Director Brandon Slay. On May 20, USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender and FCA Director Carl Perry were the featured guests.

In addition to the live opportunities, archives of the past Facebook Live videos are located on the FCA Wrestling Facebook page, under the videos tab. Many people who were not able to attend the live programs can go back and watch them at another time that is convenient.