Beichner will not return as coach at Buffalo

BUFFALO, NY -- University at Buffalo Director of Athletics Danny White has announced today that Jim Beichner will not be returning as head wrestling coach next season.

Jim Beichner
"This was a very difficult decision and we appreciate all that Coach Beichner has done for UB wrestling in his 18 years of service," White said. "After a comprehensive evaluation of the program, we concluded it was time to move in a new direction. We are committed to winning Mid-American Conference championships at the University at Buffalo and believe a leadership change in wrestling is necessary at this time. Coach Beichner served as a fine role model to our student-athletes and we are grateful for all he has done in the continued development of our wrestling program."

White confirmed a national search will commence immediately.


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