May returns to NEO as assistant coach

Dustin May will return to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College for the 2016-17 school year as an assistant coach under Coach Joe Renfro. May was a member of the wrestling coaching staff in 2014 during the first year of the reinstatement of the program after a 22 year hiatus. During the 2014 season with the help of Coach May and current assistant coach Dennis Siegmann the Norsemen captured the NJCAA National Championship setting the current national junior college point record.

May was a four-time Kansas State Champ for Derby High School from 1998-2001 (103, 119, 130, 135) and was recently enshrined in the Derby High School Hall of Fame. He went on to wrestle at a four year school before transferring to Labette Community College and Coach Joe Renfro. At Labette, May finished as NJCAA National Runner-up at 141 lbs. in 2004. He then coached under Renfro at Labette for four years before leaving for Union High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where his parents resided. He then spent four years as an assistant high school coach at Union before eventually leaving to help re-start the NEO program in August of 2013.

He left NEO after the 2013-14 season to work outside the wrestling world, but soon found he missed his wrestling and again contacted Coach Renfro. As an assistant he will reside in Russell Hall supervising the wrestling student-athletes. "I love wrestling and have found it my passion and I really can't imagine doing anything else." He will also be enrolled at Missouri Southern University, Joplin, in an effort to finish his undergraduate degree requirements. According to Coach Renfro, "I am excited to welcome Dustin back to our coaching staff. He is an excellent technician and his wrestling knowledge is tremendous. It is also my hope that Dustin will successfully complete his bachelor degree at Missouri Southern."


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