Tar Heels Add Chinn To Wrestling Staff
Three-time NCAA qualifier will work with middle weights, Carolina Wrestling Club.
Aug. 18, 2009
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Trevor Chinn, a three-time NCAA qualifier at Lehigh University, has been named an assistant wrestling coach at the University of North Carolina, head coach C.D. Mock announced Tuesday. Chinn will work with the Tar Heels’ middle weight groups and will serve as head coach of the Carolina Wrestling Club.
A December 2008 graduate of Lehigh with a degree in physics, Chinn posted a 91-30 record over four seasons at 149 pounds. He qualified for nationals in 2006, 2008 and 2009 and won 29 and 30 matches, respectively, in his junior and senior seasons.
Chinn is also a two-time winner at the USA Wrestling Beach National Championships, claiming his most recent title in July in his native New York. Prior to enrolling at Lehigh, Chinn was a two-time New York state champion at Canandaigua High School. He went 42-0 as a senior and was a four-time state finalist