The RUDIS Podcast #140: Chris Pendleton Takes the Helm at Oregon State
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On this special edition of the RUDIS Wrestling Podcast, Jason Bryant is joined by 2x NCAA Champion at Oklahoma State and new Oregon State University head wrestling coach Chris Pendleton. Pendleton led Arizona State for the past six seasons as an assistant coach under Zeke Jones, and during that time he helped produce countless upper-weight All-Americans. Prior to ASU, Pendleton was an assistant coach at the University of Wyoming for four years. A three-time All-American at Oklahoma State, Pendleton was a member of a Cowboy team for three of the = four consecutive team national titles from 2003-2006.
0:00 Show Introduction
0:40 Virtual Job Interview
3:05 Going Against Former Teammates for Jobs
6:25 Oregon State's Tradition + Community
9:53 Finally Becoming a Head Coach
11:15 Administration Support + Vision
14:20 Regional Recruiting
22:07 Next Steps for Program
25:50 Learning from Previous Programs
33:10 Staying in the Pac12
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