Tyrel Todd, three-time NCAA All-American wrestler at University of Michigan, has joined the coaching staff at Arizona State, reports the Billings (Mont.) Gazette Saturday, Aug. 24.
The Bozeman, Mont. native joins head coach Shawn Charles and assistant Lee Pritts on the Sun Devil coaching staff, according to the coaching roster at the official Arizona State wrestling website.
As a Wolverine wrestler, Todd was a three-time NCAA All-American, placing fourth as a senior at 197 pounds at the 2009 NCAAs, third at 184 pounds as a junior, and fifth at 184 at the 2007 NCAAs. In addition, Todd won the 197-pound crown at the 2009 Big Ten conference championships, and was the 184 champ at the 2007 Cliff Keen Invitational. Todd amassed a 121-30 career record at Michigan.
Todd’s success also extended off the mat, as a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2009, and Academic All-Big Ten in 2006.
After graduation, Todd launched his coaching career, first at his alma mater for one season, then at Cal Poly for the 2010-11 season. For the past two years, Todd has trained at the Cliff Keen Wrestling Club, wrestling freestyle.
Todd graduated from Bozeman High in 2004 with three Montana state AA wrestling championships, according to the Billings Gazette.
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