Tony Robie's Journey

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Get to know Tony Robie, how he got into wrestling, succeeded in college and eventually transitioned into a successful head coach at Virginia Tech.

0:00 Growing up in PA into wrestling

1:00 Didn’t get hooked until college

4:30 huge jump from freshman year to sophomore year

5:30 Mentality change

7:30 Edinboro making big gains

8:30 Didn’t know what a high crotch was

10:00 Edinboro had a chip on their shoulder   

12:00 Competing then coaching after college

15:30 Landing at Virginia Tech

17:30 Rebuilding after Brands left VT, in it to win it

19:30 breakthrough performance beating Ok State

20:30 Dresser leaving VT for Iowa State

23:30 Getting head job at VT

25:45 The tough decisions

27:15 When he knew Mekhi Lewis was special