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July 27, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

N.C. in the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Just some of the guys from North Carolina I saw in Oklahoma.
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July 26, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

National Wrestling Hall of Fame

I visited the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma for the second time on June 29th.  I took several hundred of pictures as I only had 3 hours to enjoy this long awaited destination.  Here are a few;
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July 26, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ALL-TIME Coaches – Top 100 (or so) with at least 240 wins Wins &-Level

After the 2015 season.  Please send input, info and corrections to martinkfleming@gmail.com

  1. Dale Thomas (Oregon State)                616 – I
  2. Jare Klein (Olivet College)                   569 – III
  3. Pat Pecora (Pitt-Johnstown)                 540 – II
  4. David Icenhower (College of New Jersey)  534 – III
  5. John Reese (Wilkes Univ.)                  515 – I/III
  6. Jack Childs (Drexel)                            512 – I / JC
  7. Bill Racich (Ursinus College)               499 – III
  8. Harold Nichols (Iowa St.)                    493 – I
  9. Max Servcies (Wabash)                       487 – III
  10. Doug Parker (Springfield, Mass)          485 – III
  11. Arthur “Bucky” Maughn (N Dak State)  467 – II / I
  12. Milton Martin (Westmar)                     462 – NAIA
  13. Don Elia (Carson-Newman)                 461 – II
  14. Ron Mirikitani (Meramec –St. Louis)   457 – JUCO
  15. John Sacchi (Rutgers/Middlesex)         447 – I/Juco
  16. Ned McGinley (King’s College)             442 – III
  17. Bobby Douglas (Iowa St/CSSB/ArizSU)  440 – I
  18. John Johnston (Princeton/Stevens Tech)   431 – I/Juco
  19. J Robinson (Minnesota)                            430 – I
  20. Mike Olson (UNC-Pembroke, Upper Iowa, Monmouth)  428 – II/III
  21. T.J. Kerr (U. Calif. Bakersfield/San Jose St.)  421 – I
  22. Gary Taylor (Rider)                             417 – I
  23. Tom Jarman (Manchester, Nwern U., Taylor) 415 – I/III
  24. Phil Grebinar (Worcester Poly Tech.)       414 III
  25. Jim Miller (Wartburg)                          413 – III
  26. Bob Skelton (Western New England College) – 402 III
  27. Wally Johnson (Minn./S.D. St., Luther Coll.)  – 400 I/III
  28. Robert Marshall (Del. Valley Coll./Dickinson) – 396 III
  29. Bob Guzzo (N.C. State / Canton C.C.)             393 – I/JUCO
  30. Paul Mance (App. St./Herkimer C.C.)              387 – I/JUCO
  31. David James (Cent. Oklahoma)           384 – II
  32. Eric Knuutila (Niagara C.C.)                383 – JUCO
  33. Dave Amato (Brown)                          381 – I / III
  34. Bill Lam (North Carolina Univ.)          378 – I
  35. Al Baxter (Buena Vista Univ.)             376 – III
  36. Budd Whitehill (Lycoming Coll.)         376 – III
  37. John Smith (Oklahoma State Univ.)     369 – I
  38. Lonnie Timmerman (Drake)                364 — I
  39. Dan Gable (Iowa)                                355 – I
  40. Vaughn Hitchcock (Cal-Poly-SLO)      353 – II
  41. Russ Hellickson (Ohio St./Wisc.)         350 – I
  42. Roger Crebs (Lycoming College)         348 – III
  43. Ron Gaffner (Muskegeon C. C.)           344 – JUCO
  44. Tom Borelli (Central Michigan)           342 – I
  45. Mike Denney (Maryville Univ./Nebr.-Omaha)    333 – II
  46. Roy Minter (Ridgewater C.C.-Wilmar)          329 – Juco
  47. Gray Simons (ODU, Tenn, L. Haven, Ind. St.)   327 – I
  48. Carl Adams (Boston Univ.)                          326 – I  ** = just retired
  49. Bob Bubb (Clarion Univ.)                             322 – I
  50. Jack Spates (Oklahoma & Cornell)                 322 – I
  51. Don Murray (SUNY-Brockport)                 322 – III
  52. Jeff Swenson (Augsburg Coll.)                      321 – III
  53. Tom Kessler (York College)                           321 – III
  54. Joe Seay (Okla.St., Ca.-Bak., U.Tenn.-Chatt.)     319 – I
  55. Jody L. Thompson  (Labette Ks. C.C.)     318 – Juco
  56. Steve Eldridge (U.S. Coast Guard Ac.)   317 – III  – Incomplete total, retired 2014
  57. Dennis Deliddo (Cal. St. Fresno)                   313 – I
  58. Ron Finley (Oregon Univ.)                             311  – I
  59. Ed Peery (U.S. Naval Academy)                    311  – I
  60. Bob Del Rosa (Case Western Reserve)          310 – III
  61. Kerry Volkmann (John Carroll)                    304 – III
  62. Randy Stottlemyer (Pittsburgh)                      304 – I
  63. John Owen (North Idaho Jr. Coll.)                             304 – Juco
  64. Stan Abel (Oklahoma, Cincinnati)                  302 – I
  65. Daryl Arroyo (Springfield, Mass)                   301 – III
  66. Ed Kringstad (Bismark State College)           301 – Juco
  67. Willie Myers (Wisconsin-Whitewater)            301 – III
  68. Roger Sanders (Bloomsburg, New York Univ.)  300 – I
  69. Chuck Williamson (Gloucester Co. Coll. NJ)     300 – Juco
  70. Robert “Rummy” Macias  (Minn. St.-Mankato)  299 – II
  71. P.J. Smith (UNC-Pembroke, Campbell)           299 – I /II
  72. Byron James (Wisc.-River Falls)                     297 – III
  73. Dick Bonacci (Cleveland State)                     296 – I
  74. Neil Boyd (Waldorf College)                         291 – Juco
  75. John McHugh (Maryland, Catholic, American)   288 – I
  76. Ron Beaschler (Ohio Northern Univ.)          287 – III
  77. Craig Turnbull (West Virginia Univ.) 287 – I
  78. Vince Monseau (West Liberty St./Peru St.)   286 – II
  79. Al Sosa (SUNY-Oneota State)                       284 — III
  80. Joe Begala (Kent State Univ.)                                    282 – I
  81. Kenneth Ober (Elizabethtown College)         282 – III
  82. Ed Carlin (Syracuse Univ.)                             280 — I
  83. Bruce Haberli (New York Univ./Manhattan Coll.) 278 – I/III
  84. Jim Koch (Wisconsin-Parkside)                      277 – II
  85. Duane Goldman (Indiana Univ.)                  275 – I
  86. Clifford Keen (Michigan Univ.)                     274 – I
  87. John Elton (St. John’s {Minn.}                      272 — III
  88. Bob Riehm (Southern Oregon St.)                 270 — NAIA
  89. Jim Makovsky (Minn. St.-Mankato/Valley City St.) 266 — II
  90. Art Kraft (Triton Comm. Coll.)                      264 — Juco
  91. Bruce Pfutzenreuter (Bakersfield Coll.)                     264 – Calf. Jr.
  92. Lonnie Morris (Johnson & Wales)                            264 – III
  93. Dave McCuskey  (Iowa / Univ. Northern Iowa)        262 –I
  94. Frank Millard (SUNY Delhi/SUNY-Potsdam)          261 — Juco
  95. Frank Cheek (Humboldt State)                                  261 — III
  96. Rob Koll (Cornell Univ.)                                                260 – I
  97. Ed Michael (Buffalo/Corning Comm. Coll.)             258 – I/Juco
  98. Norm Lovelace (Harper, William Rainey Coll. {ILL}  257 — Juco
  99. Jack Crider (St. Louis C.C. at Forest Park)                255 — Juco
  100. Mike Sterner  (SW Minnesota St.)                  254 — II
  101. Ron Gray (Kent St./Franklin & Marshall)      253 — I
  102. Neil Turner (Messiah Coll./Lock Haven)        251 – III/I
  103. Dave Kemmy (Roger Williams)                     251 – III
  104. David Pacheco (Sacramento City College)   250 – Calf. Jr.
  105. Arnold ‘Swede’ Umbach (Auburn Univ)       249 – I
  106. Pat Whitcomb (North Idaho Jr. Coll.)           247 – Juco.
  107. Bill Musick (Fresno City Coll.)                       247 — Calf. Jr.
  108. Al Hanke (Elmhurst Coll./Lake Forest Coll.{ILL})   246 — III
  109. William “Bill” Corman (Shippensburg State)  243 — II
  110. Dennie Friederichs (Iowa Central C.C.)         240 – Juco
  111. Jim Zalesky (Oregon State/Iowa)                  239 — I

** = just retired

July 22, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Top 10 Active Women’s College Wrestling Coaches

 

  1. Archie Randall (Oklahoma City Univ.)        125
  2. Johnny Cobb (Wayland Baptist College)      37
  3. Brian Jackson (Missouri Baptist)                   27
  4. Sam Schmitz (McKendree Univ.)                 26
  5. Nate Moorman (King Univ.)                         25
  6. Tony DeAnda (Jamestown)                           25
  7. Lee Miracle (Campbellsville)                         20
  8. Donnie Stephens (Univ. of the Cumberlands)   13
  9. David Mathews (Life University)                    7
  10. Kevin Carter (Lyon College)                          6

The number of colleges with Women’s Wrestling Teams continues to grow rapidly and our records have not kept pace with all the coaches and records.  We welcome input, corrections and data about teams and their dual meet records.  Please feel free to send us the information at martinkfleming@gmail.com

July 17, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NAIA Top 22 Active Coaches in Career Dual Meet Wins (22 or more)

  1. Mike Ritchey (Southern Oregon)                   193
  2. Mike Machholz (Missouri Valley)                  168
  3. Franky James (Campbellsville)                       124
  4. Thadd O’Donnell (Dickinson State)               121 * = retired at end of season
  5. Caleb Schaeffer (Great Falls Univ.)               104
  6. Archie Randall (Oklahoma City Univ.)           81
  7. Nick Mitchell (Grand View)                           76
  8. Corey Ruff (Lindsey-Wilson)                         47
  9. Tyson Thivierge (Montana State Northern)    46
  10. Mike Ester (Indiana Tech)                               44
  11. Beau Vest (Dana-Midland)                            44
  12. Shawn Kelley (Hastings/SiTanka)                  37
  13. Joe Baranik (St. Andrews)                              36
  14. Rik Dahl (Northwestern College)                   31
  15. Jake Stevenson (Morningside College)            31
  16. Johnny Cobb (Wayland Baptist)                    29
  17. Joey Martinez (Menlo)                                    28
  18. Todd Allen (Cumberland Univ.)                    28
  19. Jimmy May (Kansas Wesleyan/Baker)           24
  20. Brian Jackson (Missouri Baptist)                    23
  21. Samuel Gardner (West Virginia Inst. Tech.)   22
  22. Pete DiPol (Baker)                                           22

July 17, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Top 30 Active D-III College Coaches (at least 90 dual meet wins)

  1. Bill Racich (Ursinus College)                   499
  2. Ned McGinley (King’s College-PA)        442
  3. Roger Crebs (Lycoming College)             348
  4. Don Murray (SUNY-Brockport)              322
  5. Steve Eldridge (U.S. Coast Guard Acad.)           317 (inc.) * = retired before 2014-15
  6. Kerry Volkmann (John Carroll)                304  ** = retired after the season
  7. Ron Beaschler (Ohio Northern)                287
  8. Lenny Morris (Johnson & Wales)             264
  9. Dave Mitchell (Luther College)                236
  10. Randy Stewart (Loras College)               233
  11. Tim Fadar (Wisc.-Whitewater & LaCrosse)  230 * = retired before 2014-15
  12. Martin Nichols (Ithaca College)               209
  13. Jay Jones (Rhode Island College)            209
  14. Jon Laudenslager (Wilkes Univ.)               187
  15. John Oostendorp (Coe College)                 180
  16. Brad Bruhn (SUNY-Cortland)                   178
  17. Drew Black (Wesleyan )                            170
  18. Johnny Johnson (Wisc.-Stevens Point)      168
  19. Mike Howard (SUNY Oswego)                149
  20. Bryan Brunk (Messiah Coll.)                   148
  21. Dave Malecek (Wisc.-La Crosse St.)                      139
  22. Duane Ritter (SUNY-Oneota St.)                        125
  23. Mike Duroe  (Cornell College)                120
  24. Chris Walter (Wisc.-Platteville)                 117 ** = retired after the season
  25. Joe Pistone (Southern Maine)                   114
  26. Craig Thurber (Thiel College)                   111
  27. Steve Marianetti (Elmhurst College)        109
  28. Jon McGovern (Dubuque Univ.)              107
  29. Brian Anderson (Wabash College)           106
  30. Eric Van Kley (Central Coll./Great Falls Univ.)   92
  31. Todd Hibbs (Alma College/Olivet)          90

July 15, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Active – Top 20 Coaches in Division II (at least 80 wins) after 2014-2015 season

  1. Pat Pecora (Pitt-Johnstown)                           540
  2. David James  (Central Oklahoma)                  384
  3. Mike Denney (U.N.O.-Maryville Un.)           333
  4. Jim Makovsky (Minn. St.-Mankato)               266
  5. Robin Ersland (Central Missouri)                   225
  6. Marc Bauer (Nebraska-Kearney)                    201
  7. Don Henry Gannon Univ.)                             179
  8. Jason Valek (Newberry)                                 174
  9. Robert Fisher (Kutztown Univ.)                     163
  10. Lars Jensen (San Francisco St.)                      159
  11. Miles Van Hee (Western St. Coll.)                 153
  12. Heath Grimm (Upper Iowa Univ.)                 146
  13. Steve Costanzo (St. Cloud State)                     136
  14. Mike Wehler (Mercyhurst/West Liberty St.)     136
  15. Jason Reitmeier (Augustana College, SD)      135
  16. Dave Schutter (Truman State)                        105
  17. James Kisgen (McKendree College)             101
  18. James Ramstetter (Adams St.)                        90
  19. Doc Kelly (Anderson)                                       83
  20. Pat Timm(Northern State)                               81

July 14, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Active DI – Top 36 (at least 100 wins) after 2015 season

  1. J Robinson (Minnesota)                 430
  2. Gary Taylor (Rider)                        417
  3. John Smith (Oklahoma State)       369
  4. CarlAdams (Boston Univ.)             326
  5. Tom Borelli (Central Mich.)           296
  6. Craig Turnbull (West Virginia)       287 – retired prior to 2015 season
  7. Duane Goldman (Indiana)             275
  8. Rob Koll (Cornell)                         260
  9. Jim Zalesky (Oregon St./Iowa)      239
  10. Bruce Haberli (New York University) 236
  11. Brian Smith (Missouri)                   225
  12. Tom Ryan (Ohio St./Hofstra)         222
  13. Mark Manning (Nebraska/Nor.Iowa) 222
  14. Barry Davis (Wisconsin)                216
  15. Joe McFarland (Michigan/Indiana)  206     
  16. Tim Flynn (Edinboro)                    198
  17. Joel Greenlee (Ohio U.)                 189
  18. Tom Minkel (Mich. St./Cent. Mich) 185
  19. Tom Brands (Iowa/Va.Tech)         180
  20. Pat Santoro (Lehigh/ Maryland)     148
  21. Jim Andrassy (Kent State)             143
  22. Steve Martin (Old Dominion)        131
  23. Rob Hjerling (Citadel)                    129
  24. Steve Garland (Virginia Univ.)      126
  25. Cael Sanderson (Penn St./Iowa St.) 126
  26. Kevin Dresser (Virginia Tech)       126
  27. Scott Goodale (Rutgers Univ.)      125
  28. Greg Randall (Boise State)            117
  29. Jay Weiss (Harvard)                      117
  30. Kerry McCoy (Maryland/Stanford) 117
  31. Pat Poplizio (N.C. State/SUNY Bing.) 116
  32. Dan Wirnsberger (Bucknell/Bloomsburg)   111
  33. C.D. Mock (Univ. North Carolina)            108
  34. Derek DelPorto (East. Mic./Slip. Rock) 106 – retired prior to 2015 season
  35. John Stutzman (Bloomsburg/Buffalo) 105
  36. Mark Cody (Oklahoma/American)     103

July 13, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Top 60 Active Coaches by Career Dual Wins (at least 142 wins) All Levels

All-Time Coaches RecordsActive Coaches in wins at that level as of 07/30/15

  1. Pat Pecora (Pitt-Johnstown)                 540 – II                        (3rd – All Time)
  2. Bill Racich (Ursinus College)               499 – III          (7th)
  3. Ned McGinley (King’s College)                       442 – III          (16th)
  4. J Robinson (Minnesota)                                  430 – I             (19th)
  5. Gary Taylor (Rider)                             417 – I             (22nd)
  6. David James (Cent. Okla.)                   384 – II                        (31st)
  7. John Smith (Oklahoma State)                         369 – I             (37th)
  8. Roger Crebs (Lycoming College)         348 – III          (42nd)
  9. Tom Borelli (Central Michigan)           342 – I             (44th)
  10. Mike Denney (UNO-Maryville)                       333 – II            (45th)
  11. Carl Adams (Boston Univ.)                326 – I             (48th)
  12. Don Murray (SUNY-Brockport)          322 – III          (49th)
  13. Kerry Volkmann (John Carroll)                       304 – III          (61st)
  14. Ron Beaschler (Ohio Northern)                       287 – III          (77th)
  15. Bruce Haberli (New York Univ./Manhattan) 278 – I/III         (84th)
  16. Duane Goldman (Indiana Univ.)                     275 – I             (86th)
  17. Jim Makovsky (Minn. St.-Mankato/Valley City St.) 266 – II   (90th)
  18. Lonnie Morris (Johnson & Wales)       264 – III          (91st)
  19. Rob Koll (Cornell)                               260 – I             (97th)
  20. Dave Pacheo (Sacramento City College) 250 – CaCC            (105th)
  21. Pat Whitcomb (North Idaho Jr. Coll.) 247 – Juco       (107th)
  22. Jim Zalesky (Oregon St./Iowa)                        239 – I             (112th)
  23. Dave Mitchell (Luther College)                        236 – III          (117th)
  24. Randy Steward (Loras College)                       233 – III          (121st)
  25. Brian Smith (Missouri)                         225 – I             (t-130th)
  26. Robin Ersland (Minot St./Cent. Miss. Etc.)   225 – II  (t-130th)
  27. Tom Ryan (Ohio St./Hofstra)               222 – I             (t-136th)
  28. Mark Manning (Nebraska/Nor.Iowa)   222 – I             (t-136th)
  29. Barry Davis (Wisconsin)                      216 – I             (147th)
  30. Jay Jones (Rhode Island College)      209 – III
  31. Martin Nichols (Ithaca College)         209 – III
  32. Joe McFarland (Michigan/Indiana)      206– I
  33. Marc Bauer (Nebraska-Kearney)        201 – II
  34. Tim Flynn (Edinboro St.)                   198 – I
  35. Mike Duroe  (Cornell Coll./Nor. Mich.)  197 – III/I
  36. Steve Costanzo (St. Cloud St./Dana Coll.)   197 – II/NAIA
  37. Mike Ritchey (Southern Oregon State)  193 — NAIA
  38. Joel Greenlee (Ohio Univ.)                 189 – I
  39. Jon Laudenslager (Wilkes Univ.)         187 — III
  40. Tom Minkel (Mich. St./Cent. Mich.) 185– I
  41. Drew Black (Wesleyan / Phoenix Coll.)           181 – III/Juco (incomplete)
  42. John Oostendorp (Coe College)                       180 – III
  43. Tom Brands (Iowa, Va. Tech)                        180 — I
  44. Don Henry (Gannon Univ.)                179 – II
  45. Brad Bruhn (SUNY-Cortland)             178
  46. Jason Valek (Newberry)                    174 — II
  47. Johnny Johnson (Wisc.-Stevens Point)   168 — III
  48. Mike Machholz (Missouri Valley)      168 — NAIA
  49. Frank Romano (Notre Dame College/Kent St.) 167 – NAIA/I
  50. Robert Fisher (Kutztown Univ.)         163 — II
  51. Mike Jones (Simon Fraser)                 162 – NAIA (incomplete)
  52. Lars Jensen (San Francisco St.)          159 – II
  53. Miles Van Hee (Western State College)  153 – II
  54. Mike Howard  (SUNY-Oswego St.)  149 – III
  55. Joe Renfro (NE Oklahoma A&E/Labette)     149 -Juco
  56. Pat Santoro (Lehigh/Maryland)          148 – I
  57. Brian Brunk (Messiah College)           148 – III
  58. Heath Grimm (Upper Iowa Uni.)       146 – II
  59. Archie Randall (Oklahoma City Univ.)  144 – NAIA
  60. Jim Andrassy (Kent State)                  143 – I

July 12, 2015 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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