Check out the latest episode of the St. Cloud State University Wrestling Husky Grappler with host John O. Peterson and graduate assistant coach Travis Holt.
On the first episode of the Black and Red Edge Podcast, John Peterson sits down with St. Cloud State University head wrestling coach Steve Costanzo and assistant head wrestling coach Brady Wilson to discuss what it takes to be a collegiate wrestling coach. They also talk about the recruiting process, collaborating as a coaching staff and what it takes to be an overall great team. Listen at scsuhuskies.com
John Peterson grew up loving wrestling out in the western part of Minnesota. With two twin brothers who excelled, it was easy for him to follow their opponents from around the state. As Peterson got older, he took his love for the sport and his passion for broadcasting and put them together. On Episode 42 of The Guillotine Grapevine, we talk to the Fertlie, Minn., native about his broadcasting career and how some graduate work at St. Cloud State led him to be named the National Wrestling Media Association’s Broadcaster of the Year for 2017-18.
There’s a lot of chatter about wrestling in his home area, as well as near Bemidji State, where he attended school as an undergraduate.
The National Wrestling Media Association has announced its annual award winners for the 2017-18 season, and the list includes KVSC’s John Peterson, who was named the NWMA’s Broadcaster of the Year.
For the past six years, the radio and internet voice of St. Cloud State Husky wrestling has been Peterson. A Minnesota native, Peterson has provided the soundtrack for three of St. Cloud State’s NCAA Division II Championships as well as regular-season duals both on KVSC 88.1 FM and the station’s online streaming outlet. Peterson has also been the voice for NCAA.com Division II Championship broadcasts.