The RUDIS Podcast #132: Gabe Dean on Coaching at Cornell
On this episode of the RUDIS Wrestling Podcast, Matt Dernlan is joined by two-time NCAA Champion Gabe Dean. Dean, an assistant coach at his alma mater Cornell, talks how the past few weeks have changed his perspective as both a coach and fan of the sport. Dernlan and Dean dive into Gabe’s transition from athlete to coach, Cornell’s success on and off the mat, Olympic redshirts, and more.
0:00 Show Intro
2:23 Wrestling and Life Lessons
7:48 Transition From Athlete to Coach
11:58 Cornell’s Success This Year
15:41 Princeton-Cornell Beef
18:05 What Separates Cornell?
26:33 Finger Lakes RTC
30:24 Olympic Redshirts
34:27 Qualifying 65kg
40:35 Switching to Online Classes
47:07 Physical Activity During Quarantine