LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall wrestling coach Mike Rogers announced the addition of Tyson Dippery to the Diplomats' coaching staff for the 2018-19 season.
"We are excited to have Tyson joining our program," said Rogers. "He has strong connections with the local wrestling community and had a very successful wrestling career at both the high school and collegiate level. Tyson has competed for some of the most competitive programs in the nation, and we believe that experience will allow him to make an immediate impact on our student-athletes."
Dippery competed at Division I Rider University, where he graduated in May 2018 with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology. Throughout his five-year collegiate career, Dippery compiled a 101-48 career record. He transferred from Rutgers University where he was a 2016 NCAA Qualifier at 149 lbs. and a Big Ten Championships place winner – finishing sixth.
A native of Harrisburg, Dippery was a two-time PIAA State Finalist for wrestling-powerhouse Central Dauphin High School, graduating with the most wins in both school and district three history with 183. He was a three-time Fargo All-American, placing twice in Greco and once in Freestyle.