Anoka, Minnesota native Brandon Paulson is a wrestling-lifer. One of the brains behind one of the most successful youth and high school wrestling clubs in the country (PINnacle Wrestling School) along with Jared Lawrence, Paulson hasn’t spent much time away from wrestling mats during his life. An All-American at Minnesota and a 1996 Olympic silver medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling, Paulson is versed in every aspect of wrestling. He’s also watching his own kids excel on the football field and on the college gymnastics world.
Mark Fong and Mack Reiter go On The Mat
Mark Fong and Mack Reiter will go On The Mat. Fong is a high school coach in Connecticut and is starting the Overcomer Training Center in Middletown. The connection there is Fong was Richard Perry’s high school coach. Perry suffered a life-altering injury while training in the run up to the 2018 World Championships. Don Bosco graduate and Minnesota three-time All-American Mack Reiter also joins the show. He talks a lot, so he’ll be entertaining. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk about the world of wrestling on the flagship podcast of Trackwrestling.com.
Minnesota head wrestling coach and past world silver medalist Brandon Eggum goes On The Mat to talk about the state of the Gopher wrestling program and more.
The Wednesday, November 8th edition of ‘On the Mat’ radio show will feature Chris Bono, head wrestling coach at South Dakota State and an NCAA champion for Iowa State in 1996, and Sammie Henson, head wrestling coach at West Virginia and a two-time NCAA champion for Clemson
‘On the Mat’ is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan.
Jeff Bradley will host a special edition of “On the Mat” is this Wed., July 15. His featured guests are current Greco-Roman World team member Jordan Holm and new Northern Iowa assistant wrestling coach Lee Roper.
Costanzo is the head wrestling coach at St. Cloud State University. His team won the 2015 Division II NCAA wrestling championships.
Moulsoff is the head wrestling coach at Augsburg College. His team won the 2015 Division III NCAA wrestling championships.
Robinson is the head wrestling coach at the University of Minnesota. He had led the Golden Gophers to NCAA team championships in 2001, 2002, and 2007. Iowa wrestles at Minnesota Friday, January 30.
Ironside was an NCAA champion for the University of Iowa in 1997 and 1998. He currently provides match commentary for Iowa wrestling meets on KXIC radio and on television for the Iowa high school state wrestling tournament.
Matt Lindland is the current Greco-Roman National Team coach at USA Wrestling. He was an Olympic silver medalist in 2000.
Minnesota native Jim Martinez is being inducted in the Alan & Gloria Rice Greco-Roman Hall of Champions on Oct. 18. He was a two-time World and Olympic medalist.