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U.S. Olympic women's wrestling coach is coming to M-A

United States national women's wrestling team coach Terry Steiner will be conducting a clinic Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Menlo-Atherton High.

The clinic, open to high school aged females, is designed as a path to the mindset, technique and experience of a national level wrestler.

Steiner has been coaching Team USA for nearly 18 years and is preparing the national team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He's also coached at Wisconsin and Oregon State.

Preregistration is required and can be done online at pmwrestling.wixsite.com/steinercamp.

Steiner coaches Olympian Adeline Gray, the first American to win five world titles and a gold medalist at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

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With Menlo College the defending national WCWA and NAIA team champions, local interest will peak around the time of the WCWA championships in February and the NAIA championship in March.

Winning a national title guarantees a berth in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, which will be conducted April 4-5 in State College, PA.

Palo Alto grad Sara Aguilar and M-A alum Folashade Akinola both wrestle for the Oaks.

The wrestling competition at the 2020 Olympic Games will take place Aug. 2-8 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

Steiner, a three-time NCAA All-American and a NCAA champion, wrestled under legendary coach Dan Gable at Iowa, where he was part of three national championship teams.

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U.S. Olympic women's wrestling coach is coming to M-A

Uploaded: Tue, Dec 31, 2019, 5:33 pm
Updated: Wed, Jan 1, 2020, 2:39 pm

United States national women's wrestling team coach Terry Steiner will be conducting a clinic Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Menlo-Atherton High.

The clinic, open to high school aged females, is designed as a path to the mindset, technique and experience of a national level wrestler.

Steiner has been coaching Team USA for nearly 18 years and is preparing the national team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He's also coached at Wisconsin and Oregon State.

Preregistration is required and can be done online at pmwrestling.wixsite.com/steinercamp.

Steiner coaches Olympian Adeline Gray, the first American to win five world titles and a gold medalist at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

With Menlo College the defending national WCWA and NAIA team champions, local interest will peak around the time of the WCWA championships in February and the NAIA championship in March.

Winning a national title guarantees a berth in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, which will be conducted April 4-5 in State College, PA.

Palo Alto grad Sara Aguilar and M-A alum Folashade Akinola both wrestle for the Oaks.

The wrestling competition at the 2020 Olympic Games will take place Aug. 2-8 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan.

Steiner, a three-time NCAA All-American and a NCAA champion, wrestled under legendary coach Dan Gable at Iowa, where he was part of three national championship teams.

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