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Pariano needed in Ames
« on: November 29, 2015, 07:13:09 PM »





Personally I'd throw up in my mouth a little bit every time I'd see my friend Drew dressed in ketchup and mustard but he can recruit (at a not fully funded school with about as high as admission standards as it gets) and develop talent:
24 NCAA All-Americans since 2005
4 NCAA Champions and 8 NCAA Finalists
9 Top 15 NCAA Team Finishes since 2005
4 Junior and Cadet World Team Members since 2010
10 Big Ten Champions
2015 - Coached only the 3rd 4X NCAA All-American in School History (Mike McMullan) 3rd, 2nd, 3rd, 3rd
2014 and 2012 – 9th in the NCAA as a team
2014 Big Ten Wrestler of the Year – Jason Tsirtsis
2014 Big Ten Freshman of the Year – Jason Tsirtsis
2014 Intermat National Freshman of the Year – Jason Tsirtsis
2012 Olympian – Jake Herbert
2011 AWN National Rookie Head Coach of the Year
2011 Tied a school record 18 dual meet wins, against only 2 defeats
2011 Lead the US Cadet Pan Am Team as the Head F/S Coach: http://intermatwrestle.com/articles/8792
2011 Tied a school record 18 dual meet wins in 2011
2009 Dan Hodge Trophy Winner – Jake Herbert
2009 BIG Ten Athlete of the Year (Jesse Owens Award) – Jake Herbert
2009 Intermat Wrestler of the Year – Jake Herbert
2009 World Silver Medalist – Jake Herbert
2009 Coached only the 2nd 4X NCAA All-American in School History (Jake Herbert) 3rd, 2nd, 1st, 1st
2008 NWCA National Assistant Coach of the Year
2007 – 4th in the NCAA as a team
57 NCAA Qualifiers since 2005
#1, #2, #6, #9 and #7 recruiting classes since 2005 (pending on which recruiting service you prefer/advocate)




Give Pariano a fully funded 9.9, state school, with history and a club that cares about the program and wants to restore it, and he's going to have the cupboard loaded quickly.


It certainly doesn't appear Pollard cares about wrestling results so I'm sure this won't happen, and I'm sure KJ is a heck of a guy but, as a team, they have not improved since he's been there. Some individuals have, but as a whole that program is a mess and a change needs to happen. I was at work today when I realized today was the dual and I honestly didn't care. I knew Iowa would win, and win big, and that I'd be able to get the results later. That should NEVER be the case in this battle.




I'm not worried about his dismissal in Evanston, and I'm sure others won't be so quick to not worry about it, but that ISU program needs a lift, and in a hurry.
Since Jammen has told me twice to change my signature, I can only assume his wrestling knowledge is no longer something I can count on along with pizza and beer.

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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2015, 07:17:57 PM »
I couldn't agree more! 

KJ needs to go.  Unfortunately because he has coached a couple of National champs it looks like its enough to keep him on. 

KJ does have some good recruits but generally doesn't develop them. 

I've always said Pariano would be great at ISU, but it sounds like he wants to develop a program in the south. 

 
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2015, 07:18:11 PM »
I didn't bother checking the results until I saw this post.

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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2015, 07:33:50 PM »
I couldn't agree more! 

KJ needs to go.  Unfortunately because he has coached a couple of National champs it looks like its enough to keep him on. 

KJ does have some good recruits but generally doesn't develop them. 

I've always said Pariano would be great at ISU, but it sounds like he wants to develop a program in the south.




I dont' know about the south but I know he and his wife know exactly where they'd like to live in the North. 
Since Jammen has told me twice to change my signature, I can only assume his wrestling knowledge is no longer something I can count on along with pizza and beer.

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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2015, 07:43:12 PM »
Email sent via Drew to coaches in Illinois and surrounding areas.

"I am so gracious to all of you.

If anyone needs anything at all, please feel free to reach out to me.  I am interested in doing grassroots wrestling projects.  Getting the youth (specifically inner city kids) interested in wrestling is the goal. Let's get everyone on board, as this is very important to me and the progress of our sport.

I would also like to get a DI program going in the southern part of the US, specifically at Clemson, FSU, or getting the program going again at Auburn.

http://www.thewareaglereader.com/2013/07/under-the-mat-title-ix-and-the-end-of-auburn-wrestling/

Best,

Drew Pariano"
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2015, 07:47:39 PM »
Nice.  I remember reading the working with kids, didnt' see or forgot the ideas for getting a program like FSU or Clemson going.  Thanks MC
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2015, 08:01:54 PM »
"I am so gracious to all of you.

- Is that his opinion?
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2015, 08:18:06 PM »
Nice.  I remember reading the working with kids, didnt' see or forgot the ideas for getting a program like FSU or Clemson going.  Thanks MC

He has a better shot getting a program at Louisville. There was talk of starting a program a couple years ago but it died out. The AD's son wrestled and he has spoken out in favor of wrestling before
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2015, 08:19:02 PM »
So why was he fired from NU?
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2015, 08:25:23 PM »
Chasing pussy.
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2015, 08:54:30 PM »
I know Drew's wife, he'd have more worries than his job if that were the reason. 


Not a lot of dirt or blow your hair back scandal.  Drew and the AD have different goals and ideas of the direction of the program(s) at NW.  To the best of my knowledge that is the core of it.
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2015, 01:02:16 PM »
I'm a fan of the program and there was no doubt Pariano did a great job in his time there but until some of the questions get answered I don't think a high profile school like ISU can take the plunge.  You had Micic leave, Borshel leave and him getting fired a week before the season started.  It's all just so weird and there still aren't answers.  If him and the AD didn't see eye-to-eye wouldn't April be the time to make that change?  Can anyone think of a time a coach was fired right at the start of the season?

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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #12 on: November 30, 2015, 02:04:29 PM »
Kids transfer when they aren't happy at a school  Drew granted a full release and continues to tell me how high his hopes are for him and where his ceiling could be.  Other than he didn't want him to go, I get no feeling of ill will.


Jaybo and his wife wanted to get back to Iowa.  That was no secret and while I think Drew hoped it wouldn't happen he always knew the draw back to Iowa and family would be there.  He didnt' leave for another program or a lateral move, he started his own wrestling club. 


As for the timing of the termination, I agree that will raise eyebrows but it is also between Drew, the NW AD, and the AD of any school interviewing him.  It's my opinion, there is nothing there that would keep an AD (who wants wrestling to be good and not just an afterthought), from hiring Drew.  No Illinois football issues where the coach made a lot of bad decisions not in the best interest of the kids.  No scandal that will come to light later or it would have surfaced by now. 


All that said, I get why some would be curious and wonder about the timing of all of that but any AD in need of an impact coach would be foolish to make up their mind on it before interviewing him.
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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2015, 12:06:04 AM »
Kids transfer when they aren't happy at a school  Drew granted a full release and continues to tell me how high his hopes are for him and where his ceiling could be.  Other than he didn't want him to go, I get no feeling of ill will.


Jaybo and his wife wanted to get back to Iowa.  That was no secret and while I think Drew hoped it wouldn't happen he always knew the draw back to Iowa and family would be there.  He didnt' leave for another program or a lateral move, he started his own wrestling club. 


As for the timing of the termination, I agree that will raise eyebrows but it is also between Drew, the NW AD, and the AD of any school interviewing him.  It's my opinion, there is nothing there that would keep an AD (who wants wrestling to be good and not just an afterthought), from hiring Drew.  No Illinois football issues where the coach made a lot of bad decisions not in the best interest of the kids.  No scandal that will come to light later or it would have surfaced by now. 


All that said, I get why some would be curious and wonder about the timing of all of that but any AD in need of an impact coach would be foolish to make up their mind on it before interviewing him.
My thoughts exactly, Fuhr. In fact, let me go a step further...not only should Fresno State hire Pariano, but they should hire him RIGHT NOW!

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Re: Pariano needed in Ames
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2015, 07:37:54 AM »
Zero investigative reporting in the wrestling world, guy gets fired in collegiate football or basketball and the media is all over it.  We get to read to line scores from dual meets.   :-X
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