Willy Cahill

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Willy "Clipper" Cahill
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NationalityUnited States Of America
OccupationJudo coach

Willy "Clipper" Cahill is a ninth degree black belt in kodokan judo, US Olympic judo coach and a tenth degree black belt in kodenkan jujitsu.

During the past 30 years, Cahill has produced over 800 national and international medal winners; from 1980 to 1993 he coached judo simultaneously at Stanford and San Francisco State. His women's team at S.F. State won the Collegiate National Championship.

He coached the 1984 and 1988 U.S. Olympic Judo teams and two U.S. Paralympic judo teams. He was offered the head coaching job for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, but turned it down.

“This was the first time in U.S. Paralympics’ history a U.S. squad won gold for Judo”, Cahill said.[1][2][3][4][5]

In the media



  1. "Professor Willy Cahill | Shoshin Ryu Yudanshakai".
  2. "Willy Cahill: Judo's 82-year-old master - CNN Video" – via www.cnn.com.
  3. "Willy Cahill". TeamUSA. Retrieved June 21, 2020.
  4. "American Bushido: One on One with Willy Cahill". On The Mat.
  5. "Person Record". The San Mateo County Historical Association Online Collections Database. Retrieved June 21, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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