After coming in mid-season as an interim coach, Alaina Berube has been named as the new head coach of the highly successful University of the Cumberlands Women’s wrestling team. This is special for the University and Alaina because it is where she graduated from in 2007 with a Public Health and Exercise & Sports Science Major.
Cumberlands Athletic Director Randy Vernon said, “Alaina has a good understanding of what is expected of the head wrestling coach, having preformed as a member of our team during her undergraduate years at University of the Cumberlands and later as an assistant coach on our staff. She has strong leadership qualities and the knowledge and ability to help our student-athletes reach their maximum potential. I am very pleased to have here on our staff.”
Alaina is the second women in history to be named head coach of a college wrestling program
Alaina’s Wrestling Accomplishments
2008: Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials
2007: Third in U.S. World Team Trials; Pan American Championships gold medalist; Third in U.S. Nationals;
2006: New York AC Holiday International Open champion; Sunkist Kids/ASU International Open champion; Second in U.S. World Team Trials; Third in U.S. Nationals; Dave Schultz Memorial Open champion; Women’s College Individual Nationals champion
2005: Henri Deglane Challenge champion; Second in NYAC Holiday Championships; Second in Sunkist Kids/ASU International; Second in U.S. World Team Trials; U.S. Nationals champion; Tenth in Trophe Milone (Italy); Dave Schultz Memorial International champion
2004: New York AC Christmas International champion; McMaster Invitational champion (Canada); Second in Sunkist Kids International Open; Fourth in World Cup; Second in U.S. Olympic Team Trials; Fourth in U.S. Nationals; Pan American Championships champion
2003: Sunkist Kids International Open; Sixth in U.S. World Team Trials; Fourth in U.S. Nationals; Second in Western Open; Can Am Freestyle champion
2002: Second in New York AC Christmas International; Sixth in Sunkist Kids International Open; Minnesota Morris Women’s Open champion; Brock Invitational champion (Canada); Hoover/Geller Open champion.
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