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Coaches LeBlanc, Stutzman, tribute to Gaudenzi on Takedown Wrestling Sat.

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Current college wrestling coaches Joe LeBlanc and John Stutzman – along with a tribute to retired coach Robert Gaudenzi and a couple of his protégés – will be among the guests Takedown Wrestling this Saturday, August 2, the weekly broadcast announced via email Wednesday.

Join Scott Casber, Tim Harms, Corey Lathrup and Brad Johnson – along with guest co-host Deron Winn -- live this Saturday 9-11 a.m. Central and 10 a.m.-noon Eastern live on KXNO.com, TakedownRadio.com, and I HeartRadio.com.

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The broadcast kicks off with Joe LeBlanc, new assistant coach at the University of Northern Colorado, who’s traveling cross-country with three sons, all under age 4. At 9:15, University at Buffalo head coach John Stutzman will talk about the upcoming season for his Buffalo Bulls… followed at 9:35 by Deron Winn, a two-time Junior College national champion at St. Louis-Meremac and 2016 Olympic hopeful at 96 kilos, now training at the Cyclone Wrestling Club.

The prime focus of the second hour is a tribute to Robert Gaudenzi, retired head coach at New York’s Hunter College. Gaudenzi takes the mic at 10:00 a.m. to share his memories of 30 years at the helm. Later, the show will welcome two of Gaudenzi’s wrestlers: at 10:20 he’ll be joined by Bruce Haberli, now coach at New York University, followed at 10:35 by Jon Tush, now heading up the New York Athletic Club’s wrestling program.

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Takedown Wrestling is available on radio on AM 1460 KXNO, on your computer, your Blackberry or I Phone with the I Heart Radio App. KXNO.com, Takedownradio.com, I Heart Radio App.

Takedown Wrestling’s guest list for August 2:

  • 9:00: Joe LeBlanc, assistant coach at Northern Colorado
  • 9:15: John Stutzman, head coach at University at Buffalo
  • 9:35: Deron Winn, 2016 Olympic hopeful
  • 9:50: Joey Boyens, Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Update
  • 10:00: Robert Gaudenzi, retired head coach, Hunter College
  • 10:20: Bruce Haberli, head coach at New York University
  • 10:35: Jon Tush, NYAC Wrestling Club coach
  • 10:50: Amy Ruble, Wildrose Casino