USA Wrestling releases new Greco-Roman mentorship program video series with host Chael Sonnen; Episode 1 featuring Greco-Roman Team Leader John Bardis out now!
by USA Wrestling
USA Wrestling is excited to announce a new video series in collaboration with MMA icon and former Greco-Roman National Team member Chael Sonnen. The series features Sonnen interviewing members of the recently-formed Greco-Roman Olympian Coach-Mentor program, which consists of 35 individuals, including Sonnen, who are deeply connected to the sport. The mentorship group is composed of former Olympic and World Team athletes and coaches who will work with current Greco-Roman athletes to help prepare them to take on the best international wrestlers in the world.
In the first episode, Sonnen, a 2000 World University Championships silver medalist and former UFC title contender, interviews John Bardis, the Greco-Roman Team Leader for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Bardis previously served as Team Leader for the Greco-Roman program during the Beijing Olympic quadrennial from 2005-2008, and under his leadership Team USA earned their first Greco-Roman World title in 2007. He is a driving force behind the creation and implementation of the mentorship program.
Watch episode 1 below: