Aug. 15, 2012. Appalachian State University wrestling head coach JohnMark Bentley announced the hiring of assistant coach Daren Burns on Tuesday. After spending a year as an assistant coach at Youth Education & Sport in Greensboro, N.C., Burns served as a volunteer and then full-time assistant at his alma mater, UNC Greensboro.
Aug. 3, 2012. Wilson joins the Bobcat coaching staff following a tremendous career as a track athlete at nearby Appalachian State University, where he competed in the pole vault, high jump, triple jump and long jump for the Mountaineers.