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A new episode of Heads Up – A USA Wrestling Coaches Council podcast featuring guest Kenny Monday is now available for streaming and download

By USA Wrestling | June 09, 2021, 10:24 a.m. (ET)

On this edition of Heads Up – A USA Wrestling Coaches Council podcast, Mike Clayton and Mike Hagerty sit down with the legendary Kenny Monday. A two-time NCAA runner-up and a 1984 NCAA champion for Oklahoma State, Monday went on to have one of the greatest freestyle careers in U.S. history, earning gold at the 1988 Olympics and the 1989 World Championships and silver at the 1992 Olympics and 1991 World Championships.

The trio discuss Kenny’s wrestling career, including some of the adversity he faced growing up, his current coaching career and how he grappled with coaching his own children, as well as why showing referees respect is a pivotal aspect of our sport.

Watch the full episode below: