Vince Turk returns

Vince Turk will be rejoining the Iowa Wrestling program.  Turk has been in the military which froze his eligibility clock.  He will have one year of eligibility to compete.  Turk was an NCAA Qualifier in 2018 at 141 lbs. His 3-2 record at Nationals saw him drop close...

Gilman to compete at ’21 Worlds

USA Wrestling announced that Thomas Gilman will be competing at the 2021 World Freestyle Championships.  Gilman will represent Team USA at 57kg.  Recently at the Olympics Gilman dropped a very close first round loss to the eventual Gold medalist and came storming back...

Record $950,000 paid out for Olympic bonus

The great performance by Team USA in the Olympics is paying off.  USA Wrestling announced that a record $950,000 in performance bonuses will be paid out to the 2020 Olympic medalists.  This is a much deserved bonus for our wrestlers that represented our country so...

’23 Recruiting update

The Olympics had our attention recently and for good reason. What a great performance by Team USA.  Now it is back to work on my true passion for this blog: Iowa Wrestling recruiting. August 1 was the official date when coaches could begin making in-house visits with...

Gilman wins Olympic Bronze

Thomas Gilman is an Olympic Bronze medalist. After a gut wrenching 5-4 loss in the closing seconds to eventual Olympic champion and two-time World champion Zavur Uguev of Russia in the first round, Gilman came back with a vengeance today. In the first round of...