Dylan Miller (HEAD COACH)
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Head Coach Dylan Miller is a Grissom High School Alumni. Coach Miller wrestled for Grissom as a student from 2005-2010. Coach Miller's family has deep ties to the Grissom wrestling program. He has had three uncles and two cousins that have come through the Grissom wrestling program, stretching over four decades. They all wrestled under longtime head coach Joe Dasaro. Coach Miller wrestled for over 13 years, before hanging his wrestling shoes up. After high school, coach Miller attended Calhoun Community College and Athens State University where he obtained an Bachelors of Science  degree in elementary-secondary  health and physical education . During his time in college he was an assistant wrestling coach for the Tiger Youth Wrestling Organization. He took over as head coach  of Grissom Wrestling after the 2020-21 season. In his spare time he enjoys watching sports, working out, running, and doing anything outside.  When coach Miller's wrestlers leave Grissom High School he wants them to have the knowledge and skills needed to be successful, contributing, and respected individuals in our democratic society.

 

Eric Knytych (ASSISTANT COACH)

Coach Knytych is the assistant varsity wrestling coach at Grissom High School. He is a graduate of Arab High School, where he wrestled, played football and baseball. After high school Coach Knytych attended The University of South Alabama, where he played baseball and majored in international business . After college he joined the Army as an infantryman. During his time in the Army, he competed in grappling and jujitsu tournaments. He has several nutrition and sports training certifications and has coached many amateur and professional athletes in strength and conditioning while specializing  in weight cutting. He has competed as a professional powerlifter at 220lbs since 2016, reaching 27th in the world in 2019, with 1700lb total. He has a beautiful wife Rachel and 4 children, Jaxson who wrestles and plays football at Grissom, Allie Reed, Loxley, and Jack.

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Durell Robinson (ASSISTANT COACH)

Coach Robinson is the JV/Freshman wrestling coach at Grissom High School. He teaches Physical Education at Whitesburg Middle School, where he also coaches football. He fell in love with wrestling in the 8th grade as a member of the Brewbaker Middle School wrestling team. He felt that wrestling taught him various life lessons such a perseverance, hard work, and dedication. He wrestled at Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, AL. While in high school Coach Robinson qualify for the state wrestling tournament for three consecutive years, and placed once. He went on to wrestle at Marion Military Institute in Marion, AL under Jim and Dave Hazelwinkel where he qualified for the NCWA nationals and obtained his Associates of Science. While at Marion he discovered his passion for education and would later obtain his Bachelors of Science from Alabama A&M University. In his free time, he enjoys gaming, outdoor adventures, playing basketball and spending time with family. 

 

“I am proud to be a part of the Grissom wrestling family. GO TIGERS!”

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