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The Elite Wrestler

The Elite Wrestler is a book every wrestler, wrestling coach, and wrestling parent will want to read!                 

My Last Year of Life in School eimage

My Last Year of Life (in School) is now available in paperback. You can order it online at    


101 Proven Ways to Motivate Athletes

Now available at coaches and

In 101 Proven Ways to Motivate Athletes, all coaches can discover detailed and practical methods for motivating their athletes and leading them to championship performances. 

  Keith Manos’s Professional Skills

Keith has produced marketing plans for all his nonfiction books, various school levy campaigns, academic programs, and nonprofit groups.

Keith has designed, edited, and proofread business- and school-related manuals, brochures, letters, booklets, and flyers.

Keith has written creative SEO-designed content for various business and school websites.

Keith has composed language for constitutions and by-laws for civic organizations, academic groups, and private businesses, meeting all deadlines.

Keith is a regular on-line contributor to blogs related to English, Literature, Education, and Publishing.

Keith appears regularly on WINT 1330 Radio, broadcasting wrestling news and competitions.


This quote comes from the Ancient Greek Epictetus in his Discourses

Keith’s Awards and Honors

Keith’s short story “Second Honeymoon” will soon be published in October Hill Magazine.

Keith’s story “Lilly” appears in Chicken Soup for the Soul:  The Magic of Dogs anthology which as published in 2020.

The first chapter of Keith’s Realistic YA novel Missing was an award-winner in the Seven Hills Literary Contest sponsored by the Tallahassee Writers’ Association. Missing will be published by Breaking Rules Publishing in 2021.

John Smith, head wrestling coach at Oklahoma State University and U.S. Olympic Wrestling Coach, used Keith’s first book Wrestling Coaches Survival Guide in his class at OSU.

Over 300 individuals endorsed Keith’s YA Sports Fiction novel W is for Wrestling in Dr. Bob Rich’s book contest, earning Keith 1st place among forty other books.

Keith was the Greer-Hepburn Award winner (1st place) at Miami University in 1978 for his short story “Rebound.”

Keith’s previous students have also gained publication in local and regional journals.

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