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Zeke Jones

Born: Dec 2, 1966

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Coach

Nationality: United States

Zeke Jones

Date of Birth : Dec 2, 1966
Birth Place : United States of America

Larry Jones is an American wrestler who won a silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, a world championship in Varna, Bulgaria, in 1991, and is currently the Freestyle Head Coach at USA Wrestling. He was a 6-time National Freestyle Champion, 4X World Cup Champion, Pan American Games Champion, and received the "World's Most Technical Wrestler Award" awarded by FILA, the international governing body for the sport. In college, he was a three-time All-American for Arizona State University and competed on the 1988 NCAA Championship team, coached by famed Bobby Douglas. After college, he wrestled on two world championships teams with the United States Wrestling Team. In 2005 he was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Now the current Head Coach of the 2012 US Olympic Freestyle Wrestling team, Jones coached at the collegiate division I level for 18 years. His first college coaching position was an assistant coach at Bloomsburg University, Arizona State University and West Virginia University before becoming the head coach at the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.


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