Paul Reid was named the wrestling coach in the fall of 2014. Reid begins his fourth season at the helm of the season and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Pioneer wrestling program.
In 2016-17, the Pioneers were 7-8 in dual matches, finished 2nd at the NCWA Regional, 3rd at the USCAA Invitational, and 13th at the NCWA National Championships. Ian Van Valen was the national runner-up to become the top finisher at the Nationals in Alfred State history.
Most recently Reid served as the head assistant wrestling coach at Iowa Western Community College (Council Bluffs, IA). In that position he assisted the head coach in all aspects of the wrestling program. On top of his wrestling duties, Reid was the game management supervisor and taught in the sports science department.
Prior to Iowa Western, Reid was an assistant wrestling coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (2009-2011) and at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (2008-2009).
Reid wrestled collegiately at Coe College (Cedar Rapids, IA) where he earned a bachelor's degree in physical education. He then earned a master's in physical education from UNC Pembroke.
Overal record at Alfred State: 13-24
Updated June 2017