HEAD COACHES

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SHU YABUI

Head Coach – High school

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

United World Wrestling Certified Educator

Japan Masters Wrestling Federation Secretary General

 

Shu Yabui began his coaching career at St. Mary’s with the middle school program and then assumed the High School coaching responsibilities from Coach Ian Harlow for the 2013-2014 season.  Coach Yabui led his grapplers to a winning season taking the Kanto League Title and the Far East Individual Title.  A St. Mary’s graduate and three-time Far East Champion (2002, 2003 and 2004), Coach Yabui was the first former champion that has gone on to coach a Far East Championship Team.  Since taking over the high school program, Coach Yabui has produced 20 Far East Champions – three in 2014 and six in 2015, six in 2016 and five in 2017 (six champions remains a school record).  His Titan teams have also set a school record for consecutive Far East Individual titles with four (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017).  He is also a United World Wrestling certified Wrestling Academy Educator.

2005-2006 Assistant HS Coach | St. Mary’s International School
2009-2013 Head MS Coach | St. Mary’s International School

 

 

 

RYAN GOLDIE

Head Coach – Middle school

Hometown: London, Ontario Canada

 

 

 

In his 18th year of teaching physical education, Ryan Goldie, with his experience coaching various other sports, has turned his sights to the Middle School wrestling program at St. Mary’s in 2017.  Through his experiences teaching fundamental movement and sport skills in physical education classes and in the weight room coach Goldie brings with a rich background that began in Ontario, Canada and onward to Hokkaido, Egypt and currently Tokyo.   

 

 

ASSISTANT COACHES

 

MOSHE GRIMBERG

Coach Grimberg was a former Greco-Roman national team member for Israel. Throughout his cadet, junior, and senior levels, he has experience in competing and winning medals at the European Championships and World Championships at the 48 – 54kg weight categories. He brings with him coaching experience in coaching the Israeli youth national teams and knowledge as a personal trainer in Japan.

 

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WILLIAM DUNAWAY

Hometown: Carthage, Missouri

 

 

High School Career:

  • Carthage Senior High School – 1998
  • Conference champion
  • State qualifier

College Career:

  • University of New Mexico – 1998-1999
  • Western State Colorado University – 2000-2001

Coaching Experience:

  • Assistant coach at Sandia High School, New Mexico – 1999-2000
  • Assistant coach at Highland High School, New Mexico – 2001-2003
  • Head coach at Highland High School, New Mexico – 2003-2005

 

 

BRADY RICHARDSON

Coach Richardson, from Vincennes, Indiana, was a 2 time Freestyle and 1 time Greco Roman state champion in Indiana. He was also a State runner-up in folkstyle. He continued to wrestle at Indianan University, a NCAA Division 1 team, from 2001 to 2006.

 

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SAM HAN

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

 

 

High School Career:

  • St. Mary’s International School – 2004
  • Varsity wrestler of the 2004 Far East champion team

College Career:

  • Waseda University

 

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KELLY LANGLEY

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

 

 

High School Career:

  • St. Mary’s International School – 2011
  • 2011 Far East silver medalist
  • Varsity wrestler of the 2011 Far East champion team

 

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KEVIN MILLER

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

 

 

High School Career:

  • St. Mary’s International School – 2013
  • Varsity wrestler of the 2013 team

 

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SOMA YOSHIDA

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

 

 

High School Career:

  • St. Mary’s International School – 2012
  • 2011 Far East champion
  • Varsity wrestler of the 2011 & 2012 Far East champion team

 

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BRYAN KOSLOW

Hometown: Hermosa Beach, California

 

 

High School Career:

  • Redondo Union High School
  • Individual league champion
  • 4th place in California Interscholastic Associations Finals

 

 STAFF

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JENNIFER MCCOY

Medical/Nutrition Advisor

Hometown: Romeo Michigan

 

 

Ms. McCoy spent 25 years as a health care professional with the United States Navy before joining the staff at St. Mary’s.  Diet and weight loss are a big part of wrestling and can be very detrimental to a wrestler’s health if not taken seriously.  Ms. McCoy provides invaluable nutritional information and dietary advice to the wrestlers and their families in order to insure that all our wrestlers are healthy, strong and approach both weight loss and weight gain correctly.

 

LONG-DISTANCE COACH AND TITAN WRESTLING SUPPORTER

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IAN HARLOW

Former Head Coach – High School/Middle School

Hometown: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

 

 

After spending seven successful seasons coaching the high school team (2006-13), Ian Harlow handed over the reins to Coach Yabui and took over the middle school program beginning with the 2013-2014 season.  During his tenure with the high school program, Coach Harlow’s grapplers won 4 Far East Championships (2 Individual and 2 Team), 3 Kanto League titles and produced 7 Far East Champions.  He became the first St. Mary’s Coach to produce repeat wins for both the Far East Individual and Far East Dual Championships by doing so in the 2011 and 2012 seasons.

Coach Harlow’s Prior Coaching Experience Includes:

1997-1998 Assistant MS Coach | Jenks, Oklahoma
1998-2000 Assistant MS/HS Coach | Coweta, Oklahoma
2001-2002 Head Coach | Coweta Takedown Club, Oklahoma
2002-2005 Head HS/MS Coach | Zama American High School, Japan

 

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