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  1. Dan Gable

    Dan Gable

    Jun 8, 2012

    Two-time NCAA champ, three-time finalist for Iowa State. World and Olympic gold medalist. GOAT of college wrestling at Iowa.
  2. Manny Rojas

    Manny Rojas

    May 2, 2021

    A native of Bay City, Michigan, Manuel Rojas won the Fargo junior freestyle nationals in the summer of 2021. Rojas has been a presence in Michigan wrestling for years winning tournaments such as Spartan Country, the MYWAY Northeast regional, and the MYWAY youth state championship. Rojas has also won the Tulsa nationals and Reno worlds.
  3. Casey Swiderski

    Casey Swiderski

    Nov 20, 2020

    A native of Dundee, Michigan, Swiderski was a runner up in junior freestyle at the prestigious Fargo tournament in the summer of 2021. Swiderski has been competing with the best in the country dating back to 2015 with his fourth place finish at the Flo Kickoff Classic. Swiderski has won numerous youth state titles in Michigan across all styles, and began competing at the high school level in 2017 finishing sixth at the USA wrestling preseason nationals. Swiderski officially made his high school wrestling debut in the fall of 2018, winning the Grappler Gold Invitational and finishing as runner up at the Brecksville Invitational Holiday tournament. Swiderski would finish that season as the Michigan state champion in D3 at 103 pounds.
  4. Kevin Dresser

    Kevin Dresser

    Oct 5, 2008

    Head coach of the Iowa State Cyclones.
  5. Brent Metcalf

    Brent Metcalf

    Nov 21, 2017

  6. Pat Downey

    Pat Downey

    Oct 28, 2013

    2019 USA World Team member at 86kg, 2016 NCAA All-American, 2012 FILA Junior Nationals Champion, 2012 Junior World Championships Silver Medalist in Pattaya, Thailand


    Dec 23, 2012

    Kyven Gadson has had as storied a career at Iowa State as they come. A two-time All-American going into his senior year, Gadson was struggling with maintaining his love of the sport after his father, Willie Gadson, also an All-American at Iowa State and Kyven's high school coach at Waterloo High School, passed away during Kyven's sophomore year.
  8. Edwin Kurgat

    Edwin Kurgat

    Oct 17, 2019

  9. Madelyn Langkamp

    Madelyn Langkamp

    Feb 1, 2021

  10. Kaia Parker

    Kaia Parker

    Feb 1, 2021

  11. Jade Vella-Wright

    Jade Vella-Wright

    Feb 1, 2021

  12. Kelsey Boychuk

    Kelsey Boychuk

    Feb 1, 2021

  13. Addy De Jesus

    Addy De Jesus

    Feb 1, 2021

  14. Sophia Steinmeyer

    Sophia Steinmeyer

    Feb 1, 2021