June 3, 2013

Woody joins women's wrestling staff

BRSITOL, Tenn. – Head women's wrestling coach Jason Moorman announced the hire of Nicole Woody as assistant women's wrestling coach at King University. Woody comes to King after being a graduate assistant coach at Missouri Baptist University.

Woody was a standout wrestler at Oklahoma City University where she was a four-time All-American. She was also a three-time WCWA national finalist while winning a WCWA championship in 2011. In 2011, Woody was a member of the Senior Pan Am Team, and a Senior National Finalist while qualifying for the 2012 Olympic Trials. In her career at Oklahoma City, Woody compiled an overall record of 70-16.

Most recently, Woody was a graduate assistant coach at Missouri Baptist University. While there, she coached six All-Americans and one WCWA National Finalist. As a team, the Spartans placed seventh at WCWA Nationals last season. Woody also helped recruit student-athletes to Missouri Baptist as well as plan practices and teach the student-athletes technique.

Wood graduated from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor of Arts from Tree College of Arts and Science. She is also working towards her Master's in Business Administration from Missouri Baptist.