Bader Show: Manny Rivera And Tim Flynn

Manny Rivera and Tim Flynn

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On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Bray catch up with Manny Rivera of CSU-Bakersfield and Tim Flynn of West Virginia.

Order of Show

0:01 Manny Rivera’s start in wrestling

0:06 How can we keep more kids in wrestling?

0:09 When Many lost, he wanted to solve the problem

0:11 How the Rivera brothers developed into successful wrestlers

0:12 Manny’s J Rob camp experience

0:17 The J Rob camp felt easier when Manny knew what to expect

0:18 Manny didn’t think about wrestling in college until spring of his senior year

0:22 Why Manny decided to go to Minnesota

0:24 Getting used to Minnesota was challenging

0:24 Rivera’s goals when he went to college

0:26 What was J Rob like as a coach?

0:28 Manny’s wins & whoopins

0:30 How Manny turned the corner to make big improvements

0:31 Manny’s approach to coaching comes from his influences

0:33 how Bakersfield compares to Minnesota

0:36 the impact of COVID on Bakersfield fundraising

0:39 Stephen Neal’s involvement in Bakersfield wrestling

 

0:41 Manny Rivera asks Tim Flynn if he needs a new car

0:42 Tim Flynn asks Manny if he ever wrestled J Rob live

0:45 Coach Flynn’s early wrestling background

0:51 Coach Flynn’s college coaching

0:54 how wrestling fit into Flynn’s transition from California to Maryland

0:56 why Tim Flynn decided to go to Penn State

0:57 Flynn’s worst whoopin

0:59 Competing against John Smith

1:01 Coach Flynn’s college career

1:05 How Coach Flynn shapes his teams’ training

1:08 What Edinboro was like when Flynn got to Edinboro

1:12 Coaching with Bruce while he was competing as one of the best in the world

1:15 Does Flynn get mad?

1:17 Getting the head job at Edinboro

1:20 Building the culture at West Virginia

1:22 How did Noah Adams make so many gains?

1:26 How to adopt a “why not me” attitude

1:28 What will the fall look like at West Virginia?

1:32 Coach Flynn has the last word

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