Ethan Reeve
Ethan  Reeve

Assistant Director of Athletics, Sports Performance


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Ethan Reeve is in his 16th season at Wake Forest in 2015-16, serving as the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance.

Reeve, who joined the Demon Deacons from Ohio University in 2001, oversees the sports performance initiatives for Wake Forest's Olympic sports.

Reeve, who spent six years at Ohio, was a two-time NCAA All-American and four-time SEC champion wrestler at the University of Tennessee. He began his coaching career at his alma mater serving as assistant wrestling coach/strength coach for wrestling for two years.

He also assisted with wrestling at Oklahoma State, Ohio, and Clemson before serving as head wrestling coach at UT-Chattanooga from 1984-1990 where his teams won five Southern Conference championship titles.

Reeve serves as the Board of Director of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Association. He is certified through USA Weightlifting, Russian Kettlebell Challenge and is a Master Strength Coach through the National Collegiate Strength Coaches Association.

He was the strength coach for the women's US Rowing team that won four gold medals and one silver in the 1995 World Championships. Ethan was the first director of strength and conditioning at McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tennessee from 1990-1995 where he helped co-coach four state tournament and dual meet championship wrestling teams.

He returned to Ohio in 1995 to become the first director of strength and conditioning at Ohio University working closely with the football program. He also designed and oversaw the construction of the Carin Center, Ohio's athletic strength and conditioning facility.

A native of Lancaster, Ohio, Reeve graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in education.

Reeve and his wife of 28 years Susan, an elementary school teacher, reside in Clemmons. The couple has three children: Callie, 27, an Appalachian State alum and currently a CPA in Charlotte. Erin, 25, is a 2012 graduate of Wake Forest. Keaton, 20, is a sophomore at Appalachian State.

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