BY RICHARD IMMEL, USA WRESTLING | MAY 26, 2017, 9:44 A.M. (ET) Joe Russell has been hired as Manager of Freestyle Programs by USA Wresting, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States. Russell will transition to his position at USA Wrestling, working under U.S. National Freestyle Coach Bill Zadick, after previously serving...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: – Last Chance Qualifier Highlights and Recap – Hawkeye Wrestling Club Head Coach Mark Perry joins GWN – One-on-one with Iowa State Volunteer Assistant Coach Brent Metcalf – Roger Reina returns to University of Pennsylvania – Steve Mocco takes over New England Regional Training Center – West Virginia Assistant...

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From the Casey’s General Stores Studios, Powerade presents Takedown Radio brought to you by Kemin and Cookies, the BBQ Sauce America Loves to Eat available at Fareway Food Stores. Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager and Brad Johnson Saturday from 9 to 11:00 A.M. (CT)  the iHeartRadio App,  KXNO.com, TakedownWrestle.com or AM Radio 1460 KXNO. Call the Fareway Foods Fresh...

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Cover photo Mark Lundy – Lutte Lens Former Iowa State assistant coach Trent Paulson will be joining his brother in Charlottesville, Virginia. The move comes after former Virginia assistant coach, Jordan Leen, left to take a job with the Pittsburgh wrestling program. Trent heads into Virginia after serving the two previous seasons as the paid...

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Takedown Wrestling TV: May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown TV: – Mark Perry and Tom Brands discuss the future of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club.  – USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Review with Rob Hermann, Dennis Hall and Andy Bisek. – Deron Winn on early success in mixed martial arts. – Live one-on-one with Fresno State Head Coach Troy Steiner Watch online or on...

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Mark Perry on his move back to Iowa City

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week on Global Wrestling News: – Beat the Streets Recap + Reactions – One-on-one with 2016 Olympian Robby Smith – Mark Perry’s immediate impact on Iowa City – Iowa tabbed No. 1 recruiting class for 2017 The show is hosted by Tony Hager and Scott Casber and is scheduled for online distribution each Friday...

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From the Casey’s General Stores Studios, Powerade presents Takedown Radio brought to you by Kemin and Cookies, the BBQ Sauce America Loves to Eat available at Fareway Food Stores. Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Travis Lloyd and Brad Johnson Saturday from 9 to 11:00 A.M. (CT)  the iHeartRadio App,  KXNO.com   or  TakedownWrestle.com 1460 KXNO. Call the Fareway...

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By: Sean Mael   57kg Registration List:   Thomas Gilman, Hawkeye Wrestling Club Skyler Petry, Minnesota Storm Joshua Portillo, Jackrabbit Wrestling Club Justin Portillo, Jackrabbit Wrestling Club   Thoughts: There are several small brackets in this tournament, but 57kg hosts one of the biggest favorites in any of the brackets in former junior world bronze...

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2017 Beat the Streets Press Conference

May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press conference for the 2017 Beat the Streets Benefit held at the New York Athletic Club, May 16. Featured speakers include Beat the Streets Executive Director Brendan Buckley, Chairman of Beat the Streets Mike Novogratz, U.S. men’s freestyle coach Bill Zadick, Japan Team Leader Kosei Akaishi, Olympic champion Helen Maroulis, Olympic champion Kyle Snyder. Also...

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