Marcus Cobbs was named the Benedictine College Wrestling head coach in June of 2017.
Coach Cobbs comes to Benedictine from Truett McConnell University in Cleveland, Ga., where he served as the head coach from April of 2014. While at Truett McConnel, Coach Cobbs guided the program to 14 All-Academic Conference selections, eight Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete selections and two top five finishes in team GPA on the National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic team, which included a top finish at the end of the 2015 season.
Prior to Truett McConnell, Coach Cobbs spent time as an assistant coach at Cumberland University while also serving as the interim head coach at Concordia (Neb.) University. In his time at Cumberland and Concordia, he helped coach a combined 21 national qualifiers, a two-time NAIA Champion, and nine NAIA All-Americans while also helping guide the programs to high academic all-conference marks and team GPA recognition by the NWCA.
Coach Cobbs has a Bachelor's in Physical Education with an emphasis in Strength & Conditioning from fellow Heart member William Penn University. He received his Master's in Sports Management from Cumberland.