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Joe Edward Cook Jr. biography: 13 things about wrestling coach from Rock Hill, South Carolina

Joe Edward Cook Jr. is a white man from South Carolina, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He also goes by Eddie Cook. (a)
  2. He was born and raised in Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina. (a)
  3. He is married to Emily Cook. (a)
  4. He and Emily have one son named Asher Blayne Cook and three daughters namely Jordan Cook, Savannah Cook and Riley Cook. (a)
  5. In 1995, he graduated from Rock Hill High School. (a)
  6. In 2000, he graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in physical education with a concentration in psychology. He earned his master’s degree in leadership of educational organizations teacher from AIU. (a)
  7. In 2005, he started working at South Pointe High School in Rock Hill as a teacher and the head wrestling coach. (a) (c)
  8. In 2019, he was the wrestling mentor of South Pointe High School wrestlers Isaac Ekanem and Spencer Cox. (c)
  9. In 2020, his South Pointe High School wrestling team won the annual Bearcat Invitational wrestling tournament at Rock Hill High School for the first time. In the same year, he was named Region Coach of the year for 4A wrestling. (d) (e)
  10. He was accused of repeatedly touching a female student, then 15, on her upper legs without consent in South Pointe High School on April 21, 2021. (b)
  11. On April 22, 2021, the Rock Hill School District placed him on administrative leave. (b)
  12. On May 26, 2021, he was arrested by the Rock Hill Police Department and charged with third-degree assault and battery. (b)
  13. On May 27, 2021, he made an initial court appearance and was released on bond. (b)



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