Minnesota/USA Wrestling Marketing Director Jamie Nelson talks Gopher Wrestling and more with University of Minnesota Assistant Coach Trevor Brandvold.
Gopher Wrestling Match of the Week – Brayton Lee
Hear from University of Minnesota senior 149-pounder Brayton Lee and Coach Trevor Brandvold in this week’s Gopher Wrestling Match of the Week. Lee defeated Penn State’s Jarod Verkleeren 7-5 in sudden victory.
University of Minnesota Coaches Clinic set for October 26th
Headlining wrestling clinicians include Nazar Kulchytskyy and Trevor Brandvold
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 26, 2018, at the Maturi Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis, Minn (1925 University Ave SE). The clinic offers professional instruction on the fundamentals and techniques of coaching wrestling and is open to all interested participants and fans of the sport.
Gophers Welcome Brandvold to Wrestling Staff
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Trevor Brandvold as officially joined the University of Minnesota wrestling coaching staff, Brandon Eggum announced today. Brandvold, who spent the last six years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, begins his role immediately.
“We are extremely excited to bring Trevor on board,” Eggum said. “With his experience on the mat as a two-time Big Ten Champion along with his time as an Associate Head Coach, he will excel here at the University of Minnesota. He has great relationships in the Midwest, he a phenomenal leader and mentor that will help us each and every day in the wrestling room.”
With the addition of Brandvold, Dustin Schlatter will move on to a role with the Minnesota Regional Training Center team, Minnesota Storm, as their head coach. After Schlatter’s legendary career with the Gophers, where he won an NCAA Championship and was a three-time All-American, he also was a gold medalist in freestyle at the 2015 Pan American Championships in the 70-kilograms weight class.