Grey named assistant wrestling coach at Cornell

ITHACA, N.Y. -- After two seasons as a volunteer on the Cornell coaching staff, Mike Grey has been promoted to a full-time assistant coach it was announced today by Rob Koll, The David Dunlop '59 Head Coach of Wrestling.

Mike Grey (Photo/Cornell Sports Information)
In his two seasons as a volunteer assistant, Cornell posted a 25-5 dual meet record with two Ivy League titles, two EIWA team crowns and two top five NCAA team finishes. Big Red athletes won four NCAA titles, earned nine All-America honors, won six EIWA titles and captured seven first-team All-Ivy honors. The 2012 squad finished fourth at the NCAAs and featured three national champions (Kyle Dake at 157, Steve Bosak at 184, Cam Simaz at 197), while the 2013 team was fifth overall and had four wrestlers finish in the top four of their weight class. Included was four-time national champion Dake, the 2013 Hodge Trophy winner.

Grey joined the Big Red as volunteer assistant coach in 2011 after helping the team to second-place finishes at the 2010 and 2011 NCAA championships as a student-athlete, the highest finishes in program history.

Grey finished an impressive collegiate career with a 117-30 record and sits third on the Big Red leader board for most major decisions. A four-time NCAA qualifier, he was named the 2008 Ivy League Rookie of the Year and the 2008 Rev Wrestling Freshman of the Year. Grey was also a four-time All-Ivy first team selection, as well as a two-time EIWA champion. He placed sixth at the NCAA tournament in both his rookie season and his senior season, earning him All-American status twice.

Prior to Cornell, Grey was a highly decorated high school wrestler, as the first four-time state champion out of New Jersey. Grey graduated from Cornell in 2011 with a degree in Development Sociology and currently resides in Ithaca.


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