Paul Young recently completed his third season as an assistant coach at West Point.
Young joined the coaching staff after graduating from Indiana University in May 2011 with a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology.
Young completed a decorated four-year career with the Hoosiers' wrestling program where he was a three-time NCAA qualifier and ranked as high as fifth nationally in his weight class. Young, who served as team captain during his senior campaign, finished his collegiate career with over 100 wins. He was also twice named the recipient of the Team Leadership Award.
While at IU, Young was a two-time placewinner at the Southern Scuffle, finishing runner-up in his weight class in 2010. He also won an individual title at the Michigan State Open, and placed at the 2007 Midlands Tournament.
The Bloomington, Ind., product was a two-time state champion in high school while wrestling for Bloomington South High School. Young combined to post a 99-1 record during his junior and senior seasons en route to individual titles in 2005 and 2006. He finished his senior campaign ranked sixth in the country.
Young has previously served as a volunteer coach at the Bloomington South Wrestling Club, helping to supervise the youth camp. As one of the coaches, he ran drills, helped instill fundamentals and taught advanced skills to children ages 6-18.
Young was recently married to the former Jenny Dunn.