On this episode of the RUDIS Wrestling Podcast, Matt Dernlan is joined by 2x 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


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