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Creative Counter Offense
with Cory Cooperman,
Rutgers University Assistant Wrestling Coach;
former Cornell University Assistant Coach;
In college, Cory Cooperman
had great success turning his
opponent's offense into points for himself.
covers the secrets to his
successful counter offense techniques.
starts with a review of the basics, focusing on the down block and how to use it to score against high crotch and single leg shots.
From there he
moves into his
"funk" style of counter offense, showing how to defend against a crack down.
goes in-depth on his
cross block technique, showing five different takedown counters from it.
thoroughly covers each move, showing it from different angles while pointing out the key steps to making each move successful.
We had to replace two assistant ...
We had to replace two assistant coaches as Cory Cooperman and Travis Lee have moved on.
accepted a coaching position closer to home at Rutgers
, while Travis has decided to move to California to pursue a career in the biotechnology field.
Cory has been a wonderful member of our Cornell wrestling family over the past three years, and he will undoubtedly make a significant impact with the Scarlet Knights.
Cooperman joins ...
Cooperman joins Rutgers staff
University Sports Information
has returned to his
home state of New Jersey to coach Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers head wrestling coach Scott Goodale has announced the hiring of Cory Cooperman (Ithaca, N.Y.) as an assistant coach.
has been a part of a winner and great teams wherever he
has been at as a competitor at Blair Academy and Lehigh University
and as a coach at Cornell
is a New Jersey guy who understands how important this sport is to this state.
This is another step in the right direction of what we are trying to accomplish at Rutgers
and that is to wrestle and compete at a very high level."
, a former three-time All-American and three-time Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) champion, brings a wealth of wrestling experience to the staff.
has spent the last three seasons as an assistant at Cornell
, which has been nationally ranked each season and finished fifth in the nation at the 2009 NCAA Championships last month while holding a No. 2 national ranking for part of the season.
Cooperman oversaw the Big Red's recruiting efforts while primarily training the program's light and middle weight wrestlers.
on the staff, the program produced three EIWA and Ivy League team titles
, 12 All-Americans and two National Champions.
was a standout wrestler at Lehigh
, earning All-America honors in 2004, 2005 and 2006 while taking home the 141-pound weight class title at the EIWA Championships in 2003, 2005 and 2006.
was also crowned the Southern Scuffle champion in 2006 and was an alternate for the 2002 Junior World Team.
attended wrestling powerhouse Blair Academy
in Blairstown, N.J. where he
was a four-time Prep National Champion from 1999-2001.
was ranked as the No. 1 high school wrestler in the nation at 125 pounds and captained Blair Academy's
national championship team in 2001.
has also participated as a counselor in several wrestling camps and devoted his
time as a volunteer for several inner city youth organizations.
joins John Leonardis on Goodale's
coaching staff for the 2009-10 season.
Cory Cooperman has returned ...
Cory Cooperman has returned to New Jersey and joined the coaching staff at Rutgers.
Cooperman spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach at Cornell.
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Cory Cooperman: Current member of Lehigh University Wrestling Team: Two-time All-American. second in the FILA Junior World Championships in Freestyle.Graduate of Blair Academy, the nation's No. 1-ranked high school team, four National Prep Championships also finishing second at the Junior Nationals.