Charlie Haas Running Youth Wrestling Program In Texas, Not Done With Pro Wrestling

Charlie Haas isn't finished with pro wrestling. 

After being released by WWE in 2010, Haas made his way to the independent scene, specifically finding a home in Ring of Honor. Though he announced his retirement in 2013, he would continue to wrestle a handful of matches each year for independent promotions. 

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Haas last wrestled in November 2018 before taking two years off and re-emerging in Southwest Wrestling Entertainment this year.

Speaking to Hannibal TV, Haas gave an update on how he's doing. 

“Since I got called back in to SWE, I thought I was done with pro wrestling, but you're never really out of me. I have been out of the business about two years, I went through a divorce which was really tough for me and my kids. I’m back on my feet, I run a youth wrestling program out of Allen, Texas. I'm in the room every day. I’m actually wrestling amateur, wrestling the way I did when I was in college. In order for me do that, I had to drop weight, I’m at about 215 right now. It’s a different look but it fits me. I’m happy where I’m at," said Haas.

Haas is best known for his run alongside Shelton Benjamin as The World's Greatest Tag Team and being part of Team Angle with Kurt Angle. He married former Tough Enough winner Jackie Gayda in 2005, though the two divorced at some point according to Haas' comments in the video. They have four kids together. 

Haas last wrestled on November 7 at SWE Fury. 

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