Jul 1, 2020
An outstanding high school and collegiate wrestler, Rich Lorenzo became an icon in college wrestling as the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions from 1978 to 1992. His exemplary career has earned Lorenzo induction into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as a 2019 Distinguished Member.
During his coaching career,...
Jun 16, 2020
Successful at virtually every level of his storied career, Brandon Paulson is recognized for his wrestling prowess and coaching expertise by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as a 2019 Distinguished Member.
The highlight of his wrestling career was winning the silver medal at 114.5 pounds in Greco-Roman competition at...
Dec 21, 2018
He devoted a lifetime to the sport of wrestling. But in more
than 60 years as an athlete, coach and teacher, Charlie Speidel
contributed far more to the lives of others than ever can be
recorded in the statistics of achievement.
He was a pioneer for wrestling and helped it gain stature as a major sport in the high...
Dec 14, 2018
His interest in wrestling surfaced in 1922 from deep in the
waters of San Francisco Bay. After more than half a century of
service to the sport, Dr. Albert deFerrari's impact on wrestling
had spanned the globe.
His first exposure to the sport followed a shipwreck near the Golden Gate. The ship's cargo of cotton was...
Dec 7, 2018
He packed more wrestling success into five years than most
athletes manage in a lifetime of competition. Keith Young spent the
next three decades returning those rewards to the sport with full
His Algona High School team didn't offer wrestling until his senior year, and when he joined the University of...