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Three-time Olympian Garcia joins ASU staff

Haislan Garcia (Photo/John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com)

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Head coach Zeke Jones announces the addition of Haislan Garcia to the Arizona State wrestling staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2016-17 season.

Garcia is a three-time Canadian Olympian, most recently competing in Rio this year, also competing in 2008 and 2012. He also won a bronze medal at both the 2014 Golden Grand Prix and the 2015 Pan American Games.

The nine-time Canadian National Champion also placed fifth at the 2010 World Championships and is a multiple-time Pan-American championship medalist.

The team looks forward to wrestling an exciting schedule in 2016-17 with the regular season opener set for Saturday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. vs. nationally-ranked Ohio State.

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