Sanders, Zillmer Prepped for Final X

Representing the state of Minnesota this weekend at Final X – Lehigh will be Hayden Zillmer and Zach Sanders, looking to secure Senior World Team spots for the first time in their careers. Hayden Zillmer, a Minneapolis, Minn. native, will wrestle in the 92-kilogram best-of-three series against former Olympic bronze… Continue reading

Zillmer to Wrestle for Spot on U.S. Senior World Freestyle Team on Saturday Night

BETHELEM, Pa. – Former North Dakota State University All-American Hayden Zillmer is scheduled to wrestle for the 92 kg (202.8 pounds) spot on the U.S. Senior World team in freestyle against 2016 Olympic bronze medalist J’den Cox in the third bout of the Final X at Lehigh on Saturday, June… Continue reading

Mat Chat with World Trials Challenge Tournament Champion Hayden Zillmer

By Chad Otterness Hayden Zillmer, a native of Crosby, Minnesota, has qualified to wrestle in the best 2 out of 3 series (Final X – World Team WrestlingTrials) with Olympic Bronze Medalist J’den Cox at 92 KG (202.4 LBS). Hayden recently won the World Trials Challenge Tournament in Rochester, Minnesota,… Continue reading

Zillmer Named to World Cup Team, Schlatter To Join Coaching Staff

Minnesota native and Minnesota RTC member Hayden Zillmer (Minneapolis, Minn. – Minnesota Storm) was named to the United States roster for the 2018 Freestyle World Cup at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on April 7-8, as announced by USA Wrestling on Monday. The World Cup is an annual international dual meet championship that… Continue reading

Sanders Takes Gold in Cuba

With the University of Minnesota wrestling team prepping for the Big Ten Championships in East Lansing, Mich., Volunteer Assistant Coach Zach Sanders along with Minnesota Storm wrestler Hayden Zillmer earned gold medals at Cerro Pelado, an open freestyle tournament, in Havana, Cuba. Sanders, who was a four-time All-American for the… Continue reading

University of Minnesota Coaches Clinic set for October 27th

Headlining clinicians include Max Askren, Hayden Zillmer, and John Parenti II The University of Minnesota wrestling team, led by Brandon Eggum and his staff, will once again host a coaches clinic this fall. The event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017, at the Bierman Field Athletic Building in… Continue reading

Guillotine Grapevine: Crosby native Hayden Zillmer sits in a unique position on both national teams

Before boarding a plane to Budapest, Hungary, North Dakota State graduate and 2015 NCAA Division I All-American Hayden Zillmer joined The Guillotine Grapevine for Episode 29. Zillmer has the unique distinction of being the first U.S. wrestler to make the National Team in both freestyle and Greco-Roman since Sam Hazewinkel… Continue reading