LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland wrestling coach James Hicks announced the hiring of former Campbellsville University national champion and three-time All-American Davion Caston as a full-time assistant coach for the 2017-18 season for the Phoenix.
The Sandusky, Ohio, native was voted Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Year as a junior for the Tigers and claimed the 2015 national title at 133, defeating No. 1-ranked Michael Ruiz from the University of Great Falls with a 10-6 Decision. He was the national runner-up as a senior at 133.
Caston spent this past season as a Student Assistant while completing his degree, working with the coaching staff on scouting reports and match strategies as well as helping with instruction during practice. Five Tigers earned All-America honors in 2016-17, including Chuck Sharon and Adrian Campasano, who were both national runners-up this past year.
Castro received his bachelor’s in University Studies from Campbellsville in May 2017.