After 6-year absence, Gruhlke returns to lead Eden Prairie wrestling program


For Tom Guhlke, 28 years of high school head coaching experience was followed by a five-year stint as the head wrestling coach at Ridgewater College.

When the coach’s wife retired from teaching in Hutchinson, Gruhlke stepped away from Ridgewater. They purchased a townhouse in Eden Prairie and sold their lake home in west central Minnesota. One week before the start of the high school wrestling season, Gruhlke returned to Eden Prairie High School as the Eagles’ head coach.

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