Valek joins Moulsoff as men’s wrestling co-head coaches

MINNEAPOLIS — After serving on the Augsburg University men’s wrestling coaching staff for the past seven seasons, three-time Augsburg All-American Tony Valek ’12 will join current head coach Jim Moulsoff as co-head coaches of the Auggie men’s wrestling program, the university has announced.

Valek served as a graduate assistant coach for the Auggies from 2012-14, and has been the Auggies’ associate head coach since 2014.

“Tony has worked side by side with me over the past five seasons and is very deserving of this promotion,” Moulsoff said. “We are excited to continue working together to provide a great academic and athletic experience for our wrestlers.”

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Augsburg coach Jim Moulsoff named d3wrestle.com 2019 Coach of the Year

MINNEAPOLIS — Augsburg University wrestling Head Coach Jim Moulsoff was named the 2019 d3wrestle.com Coach of the Year, after leading his Auggies to their 13th NCAA Division III national title, it was announced on Tuesday.

It is the first time Moulsoff has earned the honor from d3wrestle.com, a website that covers NCAA Division III wrestling. It’s Moulsoff’s third national coaching award in his five years as head coach; he earned NCAA National Tournament Coach of the Year honors in both 2015 and 2019 from the National Wrestling Coaches Association. He’s also earned Region Coach of the Year honors four times in his five Auggie head coaching seasons.

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Guillotine Grapevine Podcast: At the Auggie Open with Augsburg coach Jim Moulsoff and Minnesota State assistant Ty Eustice

It’s college wrestling season and here in Minnesota, that means one of the first major events is hosted by Augsburg University in Minneapolis. On Episode 36 of The Guillotine Grapevine, we’ll chat with Augsburg head wrestling coach Jim Moulsoff about the team, the tournament and the landscape of Division III wrestling and we’ll also get a chance to sneak into a back hallway to talk with new Minnesota State assistant coach Ty Eustice.

Eustice spent the last several years working for J Robinson Camps in Minneapolis. He’s back in Mankato where he spent two years as a graduate assistant after completing his collegiate career at the University of Iowa.

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