Sheptock joins Drexel wrestling staff

8/12/2014
Drexel University Sports Information

PHILADELPHIA -- Head Coach Matt Azevedo has announced the addition of Jimmy Sheptock to the wrestling coaching staff for the 2014-15 season. Sheptock will serve as Assistant Wrestling Coach while completing his master's degree in sport management at Drexel.

Jimmy Sheptock finished as an NCAA runner-up in 2014 (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com)
"I am so excited to have Jimmy on staff!" Azevedo commented. "Jimmy will definitely help with recruiting and have an immediate impact with our current wrestlers. He has a strong work ethic and will be great mentor to our student-athletes."

Sheptock comes to Drexel from the University of Maryland where he was a two-time All-American at 184 pounds. As a senior he placed second at the NCAA Championships, making him the first Maryland national finalist since Gobel Kline won the national championship at 152 pounds in 1969. The previous year, Sheptock placed sixth at NCAAs after leading the team in wins (40) and major decisions (10). He totaled 129 victories, 29 major decisions, 20 technical falls, and 18 pins over the course of his career as a Terp.

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