Wince departs Greensboro, Birmingham to become head coach

Erik Wince has stepped down as head coach at Greensboro College in order to become an assistant at American University. He led the Pride for all four of their seasons. Kevin Birmingham, who joined Greensboro in 2017 as an assistant coach, will take the reins for the 2019-2020 season Birmingham has coached in high school and at Mount Union after wrestling for Davidson where he qualified for the 2014 NCAA Division I Championships. He takes over a team that had four wrestlers place in last year’s Southeast Region.

Wince Steps Down As Head Wrestling Coach To Join American Staff, Birmingham Promoted To Head Coach

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Erik Wince has stepped down as Greensboro College’s head wrestling coach to join the wrestling staff at Division I American University, interim Director of Athletics Dr. Robin Daniel announced Tuesday.

Kevin Birmingham, an assistant coach for the Pride the past two seasons, will succeed Wince as head coach.

“Erik has built a solid foundation for our wrestling program, and we wish him all the best for the future,” Daniel said.

Wince became the Division III Pride’s inaugural head coach in February 2015 and guided his teams to 18 dual victories during the past four seasons. In addition, Wince coached multiple wrestlers who achieved individual rankings and one who earned All-American honors in 2017.

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