Roman Fleszar enters his fifth season on the Columbia wrestling coaching staff in 2012-13. The two-time All-American joined the Lions' program in October 2009 and works primarily with the lower weightclasses.
Wrestling at 133 pounds, the Newton, N.J., native was a two-time All-American for the Pride, placing seventh as a junior and fifth as a senior. He was also a three-time East Coast Wrestling Association conference champion.
Fleszar arrives to Morningside Heights after coaching at Centenary College for one season. Prior to his stint with the Cyclones, Fleszar worked closely with the Stillwater-Fredon Youth Wrestling Club where he built and aligned a youth program focusing on training and technique.
In addition to his two state titles at Kittatinny, Fleszar was a three-time state finalist and Beast of the East Champion as a senior.
Fleszar graduated from Hofstra in 2001.