2018 Coach of the Year: Obe Blanc
Dover, Delaware -- Obe Blanc has been named Coach of the Year by the 2018 National Collegiate Open.
Blanc serves as an assistant coach at NC State where his athletes have recognized him as being instramental in their training and development throughout the season, in addition to his leadership mat-side during the championship event.
With the support of Blanc's mentorship, two Wolfpack wrestlers (Jamel Morris and Malik McDonald) earned National Collegiate Open Championships at the 10th annual event.
The two titles moved NC State into a second place tie for the most NCO Champions all-time, sitting one champion shy of category leader Rutgers.
The Wolfpack program finished the day with an impressive eight student-athletes claiming All-American honors.
Blanc will be presented with the NCO Coach of the Year Battle Axe.
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