Wrestling Head Coach Jeremy Spates added Ty Prazma to his coaching staff on Friday, Aug. 16.

Prazma, originally from Granite City, Illinois, is returning to the area as an assistant coach. He is coming back with three seasons of experience at Northern Illinois University as well as a season at the Virginia Military Institute.

Spates said in a press release that Prazma can be expected to handle recruitment, travel, social media and general assistance with the team.

Prazma graduated from the University of Missouri in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in parks, recreation and tourism and a focus in sports management. Additionally, he received his master's in educational and counseling psychology with an emphasis in positive coaching a year later from the same university.

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