RJ LaBeef is in his first season as an assistant coach with the Western New England University wrestling program in 2017-18.
A 2017 graduate of Cleveland State University, LaBeef was a member of the Vikings' Division I wrestling team for five years. He was a team captain and was also active on campus as a member of Cleveland State's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
In high school, LaBeef posted a 210-10 record and was a 3x Prep All-American for the Pomfret School. He was the recipient of the prestigious Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award his senior year.