McCall joins coaching staff at Utah Valley

OREM, Utah -- Utah Valley head coach Adam Hall announced on Saturday the hire of Timmy McCall as his head assistant coach. McCall joins Utah Valley after working as an assistant coach at North Carolina State.

"I am so excited to add Timmy, Beth, and Tanner to the Wolverine family! Timmy brings a wealth of knowledge to Utah Valley from his extensive coaching experience at NC State. His passion and care for his athletes are hard to match. He truly loves the guys he works with, which shows through his dedication to them. I look forward to watching him grow as a coach in this new role!" said UVU head coach Adam Hall.

His time at NC State started in 2015 when he was a training athlete with the Wolfpack RTC and competed internationally. He saw great success there, including winning the 2017 Henri Deglane Challenge and finishing as the runner-up at the 2016 Bill Farrell and the 2018 Dave Schulz tournaments. In 2018, he took home third at the 2018 World Team Trials while adding a second-place finish at the 2019 Grand Prix of France / Henri Deglane Challenge.

McCall moved into an assistant role with the Wolfpack in 2019 and helped them win four consecutive ACC Championships and aided in the development of 17 ACC Champions, including 2020 ACC Wrestler of the Year Hayden Hidlay and five-time All-American Trent Hidlay.

At the NCAA level, he worked with 15 All-Americans during his four years in Raleigh, and NC State had three top-10 team finishes at the NCAA Championships during that span.

"I am honored to accept the position of head assistant wrestling coach at Utah Valley University. I am incredibly excited about what the future holds and the journey we are about to embark on. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Head Coach Adam Hall and Athletic Director Jared Sumsion for this amazing opportunity. I can't wait to contribute to building a legacy of excellence, dedication, and success with the talented athletes and coaching staff at UVU. Together, we will achieve great things. Go Wolverines!" said Timmy McCall.

McCall competed collegiately at the University of Wisconsin and was a two-year starter in Madison. He placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships in 2014 with a 3-2 record and finished with a 17-16 overall record while qualifying for his first NCAA Championship, where he finished with a 1-2 record.

In the 2014-2015 season, they set a career-high with 23 overall wins and finished fourth at the Big Ten Championships. He was ranked No. 13 to start the year at 197 and reached as high as No. 9. He finished 3-2 at the 2015 NCAA Championships.

McCall is married to his wife, Beth, and they have a son, Tanner.