Coach Charles Mason takes over the Mount St. Joseph University wrestling program for the 2018-19 season. Coach Mason spent last season as the Head Assistant Coach at The Mount under former Head Coach Elliott Spence. Coach Mason and Coach Spence spent last season rebuilding the once proud Mount St. Joseph University Wrestling Program. They together were able to recruit 21 high-level wrestlers into the program the biggest incoming freshman class in over a decade.
A native of Cincinnati, OH, Charles Mason attended Princeton High School where he was a two time state qualifier and placed 4th in 2010. Charles wrestled collegiately at Notre Dame College under coaches Frank Romano (Current Notre Dame College Head Wrestling coach) and Anthony Ralph (Current Ohio State Assistant wrestling Coach) where he was a 2x national qualifier. He served as a team captain for the Notre Dame College Falcons in 2014, and joined the staff as an assistant coach in 2015. After graduating he returned to Cincinnati where he coached at his alma mater Princeton High School, and assisted with the Cincinnati Vikings youth wrestling program.
Charles Mason previously was employed at St Joseph Orphanage Altercrest, where he served as the Dean Of Students. Coach Mason also proudly serves the community as often as he can. He hosts back-to-school events, stop-the-violence events, and wrestling camps for kids from St. Joseph's all throughout the tri-state area.