Mae Young Classic performer and former member of CM Punk’s “Straight Edge Society”, Serena Deeb, is the newest coach at the WWE Performance Center in Florida. Deeb will be coaching the female talent alongside Sara Amato
In addition to being a former member of the Smackdown main roster, Deeb has a history of teaching. She has been working as a yoga instructor in Los Angeles for the past few years.
Deeb’s release from WWE in 2010 was controversial. She was fired after evidence of her not living up to the straight-edge gimmick outside of WWE was discovered. 7 years later the company brought her back to participate in the Mae Young Classic tournament. Today she was officially announced as the newest WWE Performance Center coach.
Serena Deeb Hired By WWE WWE has published an interview with Deeb on their website. In the interview, Deeb goes into more detail regarding her approach to teaching. It appears evident that Deeb’s yoga background will play a role in her work with WWE recruits.
Deeb also mentioned WWE first approached her about the coaching position before the Mae Young Classic.