AEW Expands Talent Relations and Development Team, Madison Rayne Joining as Women’s Division Coach

Madison Rayne Joins AEW

It was announced Wednesday that All Elite Wrestling (AEW) would be expanding its talent relations team. The announcement comes per Tony Khan himself, who also announced the addition of former IMPACT Wrestling female wrestler Madison Rayne to AEW. Rayne, who starts the position as AEW heads to her hometown of Columbus, Ohio for AEW Dynamite, is coming off of 2 losses at recent IMPACT tapings, to Masha Slamovich and Mia Yim respectively. Rayne made her professional debut in 2005 and therefore has 15+ years of experience in the wrestling business.

Madison Rayne & More AEW News

Sonjay Dutt, QT Marshall, Pat Buck, and Tony Schiavone all received promotions as well, the first 3 of which are all vice presidential: Dutt is Vice President of Production and Creative Coordination. In his position “he will coordinate communication of AEW storylines, liaise between post-production and key staff to maintain content workflow, produce ancillary content and mentor new producers.” QT Marshall will be Vice President of Show and Creative Coordination. His position is to help “manage show elements including planning programs and storylines, character development, overseeing extras and live event logistics coordination.” He will also continue to wrestle. Buck is now VP of talent development where he “will liaise with talent and production, oversee all coaches, provide input on matches and promos, and lead the talent relations team.”

Tony Schiavone will be Senior Producer and Special Advisor to Talent. He will “work directly with talent as part of the Talent Relations team.”

Stay tuned to the Last Word on Pro Wrestling for more on this and other stories from around the world of wrestling, as they develop. You can always count on LWOPW to be on top of the major news in the wrestling world. As well as to provide you with analysis, previews, videos, interviews, and editorials on the wrestling world.  You can catch AEW Dynamite Wednesday nights at 8 PM ET on TBS and AEW Dark: Elevation (Monday nights) and AEW: Dark (Tuesday nights) at 7 PM ET on YouTube. AEW Rampage airs on TNT at 10 PM EST every Friday night.