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Northern Michigan University names Escanaba wrestling coach Jamie Segorski as Greco-Roman assistant coach

James "Jamie" Segorski

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has named an assistant coach for its Greco-Roman wrestling program at its National Training Site.

Head coach Andy Bisek announced Monday that James “Jamie” Segorski will join the coaching staff after a successful high school career in the Upper Peninsula.

“I am very excited that Jamie is joining our program,” Bisek said in a university sports information email. “He is familiar with NMU and he has a strong work ethic and high character.

“He has a presence in the local, regional and national youth wrestling community, and he has built one of the most successful youth programs in the Upper Peninsula. I believe he will be a great fit to help build our team.”

Segorski previously served as head wrestling coach at Escanaba High School for 14 years, spending a total of two decades with the program. He led the Eskymos varsity wrestling team to 11 district tournament titles and four U.P. team titles.

He owns and coaches the Upper Level Wrestling Club, which has produced champions on the state and national level. Segorski holds a USA Wrestling bronze-level coaching certificate.

As an athlete, he was a three-time MHSAA wrestling champion and athletic letter winner as a wrestler at Ferris State. He also spent time wrestling for the All-Army Wrestling Team.

Outside of wrestling, he also coached with the EHS high school softball JV and varsity teams for a total of nine years.

Segorski spent 23 years in law enforcement and served in the U.S. Army.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is sbrownlee@miningjournal.net.

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