Assistant Coach Phil Mansueto
Phil Mansueto begins his first year as assistant wrestling coach after spending two years as a graduate assistant coach at his alma mater Cleveland State.
At Cleveland State, Mansueto assisted with recruiting, practice and skill development for the Vikings. He also served as an assistant youth club coach at University School and head coach of Westshore Kids Club during 2003.
As a wrestler, Mansueto was a three-time NCAA Division qualifier at Cleveland State winning the 133 pound Eastern Wrestling League title in 2002. During his career he compiled a career record of 98-37 and completed his career at the 2003 NCAA Championships. As both a junior and a senior he fell just one win shy of becoming an All-American. Mansueto also excelled in the classroom, earning Academic All-American honors as a senior.
The Middletown, New York native was a high school state champion as a junior, runner-up as both a sophomore and senior, and sixth as a freshman.
Mansueto graduated from Cleveland State in 2003 with a degree in special education and is pursuing his master's in sports management.