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Stan Dziedzic | The Bader Show
Jun 9, 2021
00:01 - NCAA Champ, world champ, Olympic medalist, and UWW executive committee member, Stan Dzeidzic, joins the show.
00:06 - How a loss Stan took while at Slippery Rock University propelled him to the Olympic medal stand.
00:11 - Stan was part of an elite group of American middleweights throughout history.
00:14 - How a generation of Pennsylvania college wrestlers changed the entire NCAA landscape.
00:18 - What was it like competing against Russia at the peak of the Cold War? Could Sauna Diplomacy save the world?
00:28 - Before embarking on a career with wrestling’s international governing body, Stan worked on Wall Street and was nearly an agent for the Secret Service.
00:37 Stan’s time as coach at Nebraska eventually led him to his current position as UWW Vice President.
00:41 - Will the Tokyo Olympics take place in less than 2 months from now?
00:47 - An indication of how popular women’s wrestling is in Japan.
00:49 - Final thoughts: how to get 10 weights classes in each style in the Olympics.