NCWA Great Plains Conf.       Southwest Conference       Great Lakes Conference       NW Region       NCWA NEC Championships       Southeast Conference       Glendale Community College 42 v University of Arizona 18       Glendale Community College 39 v University of California - Merced 4       Glendale Community College 42 v University of Arizona 18       Dixie State College 21 v University of Montana Western 41       

East Tennessee State University Coaching Staff

Name:Don Elia
School:East Tennessee State University
Years Coaching: 45
Achievements: Coaching Summary as a Head Coach
College Divisions: NCAA D III, NAIA, NCAA D II and NCWA D I

Currently #7 on the "All-Time","All Divisions" "most wins list" by a college coach.(495). Currently #3 among all active coaches.

Coached 9 years @ Maryville College 1969 - 1977
31 years @ Carson-Newman College 1979-2009
Fourth Year in NCWA and as Coach at ETSU

Fifteen Years NAIA
Nine Years NCAA D III
Sixteen Years NCAA D II
Fourth Year ETSU
Coached 25 National Champions
Coached 85 "All-Americans"
Coached One Olympic Bronze Medalist
Coached One Silver Medalist World Championships
NAIA Hall of Fame March 2, 2000
National Wrestling Hall of Fame,
Stillwater, Oklahoma, October 2007

Coaching Experience:
Coaching Summary "All-Inclusive" assignments

Two years Hackettstown High School; 1964-1965 and 1965-66.
Assistant Coach Maryville College Three years !967 - 1968.
Head Coach Maryville College !969 - 1977.
Coach @ The McCallie School one year 1977 - 1978.
Head Coach Carson-Newman College 1978 - 2009.
Head Coach ETSU 2010 -