Precin joins Stanford wrestling staff

STANFORD, Calif. -- Former Northwestern standout Brandon Precin has joined the Stanford wrestling staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the upcoming season, head coach Jason Borrelli announced today.

Northwestern's Brandon Precin finished his college wrestling career as a three-time All-American at 125 pounds (Photo/Tony Rotundo,
"I am delighted to welcome Brandon Precin to our coaching staff," said Borrelli. "Brandon brings an array of wrestling accomplishments to our program and will be a tremendous asset to our light weights on the mat."

Precin, who was a three-time All-American at 125 pounds for the Wildcats from 2006-11, will not only serve on the coaching staff for Stanford, but he will also be the head coach of the Cardinal Wrestling Club. Additionally, Precin will continue to train at 55kg (121 pounds) for the 2016 Olympics.

Originally from Orland Park, Ill., Precin ended his career at Northwestern ranking third all-time in career victories with a record of 138-31. He was a two-time NCAA third-place finisher and a two-time Big Ten finalist. He garnered a No. 1 national ranking at 125 pounds during his senior season.

"He has outstanding knowledge of the sport and will aide in the overall development of our entire roster," said Borrelli. "Brandon is the perfect complement to the rest of our coaching staff and I am thrilled to have him on the west coast."


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