A quick look at the Rider wresting team going through a drill. The practice was lead by assistant coach John Hangey. Music by the Honey Claws.
PA Is JV Compared To NJ
Doug Umbehauer used to be the kid that ran around growling at people during tournaments and practice. He began wrestling at a young age and grew up wrestling in New Jersey. Doug believes that New Jersey is the toughest state in the country and explains why here. He also talks about his college career and the three births to the NCAAs.
A look at Doug Umbehauer Tat.
Rider Wrestling Facilities
Assistant Coach John Hangey takes us through the wrestling facilities at Rider University. These facilities are nice because they are so close together.
Elite Wrestling travels to Rider's Jersey Fresh Wrestling Club
Rounded up group for a night out for practice. In doing so I covered Rider and their new Wrestling Club "JerseyFresh". Hangey, Umbehauer involved.
My Mom Does My Laundry
Jimmy Kirchner grew up right near Rider University, but that is not the only reason he came to Rider. Here Kirchner explains many benefits of his college decision. Jimmy has had an interesting mentality going into his matches since the district tournament his senior year. This information came about while he describes a crazy state finals match his senior year of high school.
Nick Catone Wrestler/fighter
Nick Catone was a three time national qualifier for Rider University. His experience on the mat provided a foundation for his MMA career which has started nicely. At 7-0, Catone just competed in his first UFC bout.
Rider's Jay Nase & Doug Umbehauer
Jay & Doug give history and information regarding the Rider University Wrestling Program
Caught an Elbow
Don Miller after a run in with an elbow.
A Born Wrestler
Rider University Michael Kessler comes from a rich wrestling background with older brothers that had success in the sport. Kessler has been to the NCAA tournament two times and is prepared for another appearance this year. Michael also talks about possible career choices after he graduates.
D. Umbehauer Hand Fight Snap to Double
Small School Atmosphere
Jason Lapham transfered to Rider University from Penn State. Here he explains why he likes having the atmosphere of the small school environment. Jason has also been a midlands place winner as well as a medal winner at the US open and a 4 time NY State place winner.
D. Umbehauer Duck to Double
Rider Coverage Preview
On the way to Riders campus from the Philadelphia airport, coach Hangey, former rider wrestler and all-american, gives us a rundown of what we will see during our visit at Rider.
Rider's All American Doug Umbehauer
Doug recaps his national experience and explains what he feels put him on the podium
Don Harnum Rider A.D
Don Harnum, the athletic director at Rider gives us his perspective on the wrestling squad. He also answers some questions about the security of the team, and the differences from Rider and Larger universities.
Rider's All Americans
Coach Hangey goes down the impressive line of All American from Rider.
Ed gives us some background and his experience as a wrestler in New York. He goes in to the 2 class system that took over abut 6 years ago. Ed transfered to Rider from Binghamton.
Rider Wrestling 09
Coach Taylor talks about some of his current wrestlers and a few that have a chance of becoming an all-american at this years NCAA tournament. He also gives reasons why Rider is a desirable University.
D. Umbehauer Underhook to HiC Single
Gear Grinder Freddy
Fred Rogers got into wrestling because he was too small for football. He came to Rider from PA and talks about why he came to Rider as well as the wrestling culture from his own state.
Rider Athletics Hall of fame
Assistant coach John Hangey Gives us a look at the Rider Hall of Fame. Coach Hangey is also a member of this hall of fame. It is funny though because he is the chairman of the Hall of Fame. Very tricky coach Hangey. Just kidding, John was inducted because of his all-american honors while he wrestled for Rider.
2 Stories From Coach Taylor
Rider head coach Gary Taylor share two stories from his earlier days as a Rider coach.
Coach Gary Taylor is in his 31st year with Rider. Here he shares some reasons why he stayed at Rider for this long, he also talks about some changes that have happened to wrestling during his time as a head coach.
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