R.J. Sweat Named New OKWU Head Men’s Wrestling Coach

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. – Oklahoma Wesleyan University Athletic Director, Mark Molder, announced today the hiring of R.J Sweat as the new head coach of the OKWU Eagles’ wrestling program.

“I am extremely excited that R.J. is joining our staff to lead our wrestling program.” Molder said. “His enthusiasm, intensity, and experience are qualities he brings with him as he begins to direct our program.”

Sweat, formerly assisting the wrestling programs at Coweta High School and Broken Arrow High School in Oklahoma, was selected by Molder to lead the men’s wrestling program at OKWU and recapture the passionate wrestling community.

‘This is an incredible opportunity. It was a door opened up by God to bring me to Oklahoma Wesleyan. I’m very excited to lead this program and help grow the sport of wrestling in Oklahoma.” said Sweat.

Sweat attended high school in Broken Arrow and later graduated from Oklahoma State University. He and his wife have two kids and are currently residing in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

OKWU Wrestling will launch its competitive season in Fall 2018.