Forged in the heat of the Texas panhandle, Brandon Slay was known to be a fierce competitor. His early career included 3 state titles in high school, 2 Cadet world medals, and becoming a 2X NCAA Finalist for the University of Pennsylvania.
Qualifying for the 2000 Sydney Games, Slay was pitted against reigning champion and international powerhouse Buvaisar Saitiev of Russia. Against all odds, Slay seized a takedown opportunity in overtime, ultimately propelling him to the finals and a gold medal.
As the executive director and head coach of the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center, Brandon Slay continues to make waves in the wrestling community, helping others to find their own success on the mat. For Brandon, wrestling is A WAY OF LIFE.