• Dan Mashek, Still Alive and Wrestling

    This summer, I had the chance to talk to Coach Dan Mashek.  He wrestled at West Waterloo under the legendary Bob Siddens where he was 3rd in state in 1965 at 180 pounds.    He then continued his wrestling career under Chuck Patten at UNI.  He then moved on to become the head coach at Don [Read More]


    In recent years the number of wrestling officials on the national level has been gradually decreasing. In the State of Iowa, our numbers have been pretty much status quo. Numbers from the IHSAA show the number of registered officials from 2012-2013 through 2014-2015 fluctuated from 354 to 368 to 354. I personally see this as [Read More]

  • More than just a goal

    Meaningful from within A MEANINGFUL MESSAGE FOR YOU & THOSE YOU LOVE  When is last time you took a risk? When is the last time you truly evaluated your life? It’s often a terrible thing in life to wait until you’re ready. There’s really no such thing as ready. There’s just NOW. With this being [Read More]

  • Adeline Gray and Terry Steiner to headline Dan Gable Museum Gala

    DES MOINES, Iowa—The Dan Gable Museum Gala just added star power to an already historic line-up of wrestling greats, announcing that Terry Steiner, head coach at USA Wrestling for the women’s national team and three-time women’s freestyle wrestling World champion Adeline Gray, are scheduled to attend.   The Dan Gable Museum Gala is the culmination [Read More]


    SAN MARINO, Calif. – Craig Sesker, a national award-winning journalist, publicist and author, has been named Public Relations Director for Titan Mercury Wrestling Club. Sesker, 49, spent the past 10 years working for USA Wrestling in the role of Communications Manager. He served as the editor for USA Wrestler, the member magazine of USA Wrestling [Read More]

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