Cheyenne East has hired Thad Trujillo to replace Dan Ley as wrestling coach.
recently retired after 27 years.
Coach's corner: Dan Ley
Cheyenne East wrestling coach Dan Ley and I got to talking about the concept of "wrestling within one's self.
Coaches don't want guys to try things they're not capable of, but they don't want guys who are too passive and constantly lose matches because they're too timid to try and take control.
So I asked Ley
, what's worse, a guy who is too passive or a guy that doesn't know his
I felt pretty proud of the question when he
doubled back and changed his
answer mid-stream because I felt I'd forced him to examine something he
hadn't in a while.
When I spoke with Cheyenne East junior 285-pounder Jacob Edwards and East coach Dan Ley for a Prep Athlete of the Week feature on Edwards, both said smaller, athletic heavyweights could pose problems for Edwards, who is a smaller heavyweight himself.
length and height are also a problem," Ley
said of Kuster, who could wrestle at 215 pounds if the Indians were already three deep at that spot.
has been dissatisfied with the performance of some of his
upperclassmen in recent weeks and has made some very pointed comments to that effect.
Friday was a different story.
"I'm pleased with the idea of the competition and the way we stepped up and rose to a challenge," Ley