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Matt Lindland named Greco-Roman coach

Updated: May 20, 2014, 9:14 PM ET
Associated Press

USA Wrestling has hired Olympic silver medalist and former mixed martial arts star Matt Lindland as its new Greco-Roman coach.

The national sanctioning body announced Tuesday that Lindland will succeed Steve Fraser, who coached the Greco-Roman program for nearly 20 years.

Lindland won silver at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and took silver at the world championships the following year. He later became a successful athlete and coach in MMA before coaching the 2013 U.S. Greco-Roman world ...

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