Short Time Wrestling Podcast: Ed Giese takes another coaching path, this time to Budapest

Minnesota All-American Ed Giese training the next generation of women’s wrestlers in Hungary

During the 2022 European Championships at BOK Sportcsarnok, Jason Bryant sat down with Illinois native and 1986 Division I All-American Ed Giese. Ed goes through his years wrestling in Illinois, competing at Minnesota in an era before J Robinson was coaching there, wrestling with Foxcatcher and help train the next level of wrestlers in Illinois through his work at Team Overtime with current Michigan head coach Sean Bormet. 

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Minnesota Wrestling Round Table

Listen to the latest episode of the Minnesota Wrestling Round Table Podcast brought to you by KNUJ Radio out of New Ulm, Minn. Join Jim Bartels, and his guests, Larry ‘The Sodbuster’ Baumgardt, Chad Johnson, Cathy Koob, Chuck Albrecht, and Adam Bartels.

Topics discussed in this episode include MWCA Hall of Fame inductees, high school rankings and state preview, interview with NYWA’s Curt Olson, college wrestling, girls high school state tournament, and an interview with St. Cloud State Steve Costanzo.

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SHORT TIME PODCAST: Mic’d Up Matside with Augsburg’s Tony Valek

Episode 698 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast is just that. With some new wireless devices used to record audio, I hit record on Augsburg co-head coach Tony Valek during the annual Battle of the Burgs dual on January 27 in Minneapolis. What this episode highlights is Valek’s coaching style just as the meet begins, during the competition and how he gets athletes ready during the moments before competing, during injury time and some interactions with the staff as they go through a heated dual meet.