Jacob Marrs comes to Bethany from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he was a head strength coach for baseball and wrestling and assistant strength coach for football. While there, he helped coach UNO’s 2010-11 wrestling team to a NCAA national championship. During his college wrestling career, he was a three-time All-Amercian and Academic All-American, placing in the top three every year with one runner-up finish. Marrs ranked fifth in UNO history with 51 career falls and an overall college record of 160-34.
Marrs wrestled at Clay Center Community High School, where he won the Kansas 4A State Championship as a junior. He was a NHSCA Senior Nationals All American at 215 placing him fifth in the nation. He was also a four-time qualifier and a three-time state placer.
Marrs earned his bachelor’s degree in general studies with an emphasis in health and physical education from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in exercise science.
Marrs resides in Lindsborg with his wife and daughter.