Former All-American wrestler Austin Marsden enters his second season as assistant coach for the University at Buffalo wrestling program.
In his first season, coaching the upper weights, Marsden coached heavyweight Jake Gunning to the NCAA Championships.
Marsden was a four-year letterwinner at national powerhouse Oklahoma State where he compiled a career-record of 108-22 as a heavyweight. He went 37-8 in duals meets over his career and was a three-time Big 12 champion. Marsden was an NCAA qualifier all four seasons and was an All-American in 2014 and 2016.
Following graduation, Marsden spent the 2016-17 season as a volunteer assistant at Army West Point. He helped lead the Black Knights to a 7-5 dual meet record – their most dual wins since the 2013-14 season. Army West Point had four wrestlers compete at the 2017 NCAA Championships in St. Louis.
Junior World Bronze Medalist
Junior Pan Am Champion
University National Champion
2x Junior World Team Member
4x Fargo National Champion
4x WCWA All-American
3rd at US Open
New York Native, wrestled at Shenendehowa High School
Sean Boyle enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Bulls after spending the last two seasons as an assistant at Cal State Bakersfield.
Boyle served as the Roadrunners assistant coach from 2016 to 2018. He helped lead CSU Bakersfield to third place finishes in the Pac-12 Conference in 2017 and 2018. The Roadrunners had five NCAA qualifiers in each of his two seasons with the team and Sean Nickell was the 2017 Pac-12 champion at 125 lbs.
Prior to CSU Bakersfield, Boyle served as a graduate assistant at Tennessee-Chattanooga from 2015 to 2016. Boyle, a NHSCA Senior National Champion for national powerhouse Blair Academy, began his collegiate wrestling career at the University of Michigan.
Boyle wrestled for Michigan from 2009-14 where he was a two-time NCAA Division I qualifier and a two-time Big 10 place winner. He was awarded Michigan's Jeff Reese Most Improved Award (2011) and Michigan's Steve Fraser Mental Toughness Award (2013) during his time in Ann Arbor.
After graduating and earning his undergraduate degree from Michigan in 2014, Boyle transferred to Chattanooga prior to the start of the 2014-15 season and was granted a sixth year of eligibility from the NCAA. Boyle won the 2015 Southern Conference Championship at 125 pounds and was 2015 Southern Conference Wrestler of the Year. He qualified for his third NCAA Tournament and ended the season with a 32-7 record. Boyle's combined collegiate wrestling record was 121-60. Boyle completed graduate school at UTC in 2016, earning a master's in secondary education.