Dom Bradley Leaving Ames?

Less than a year after moving to Ames, Iowa to join the Cyclone Wrestling Club it sounds as if 2017 U.S. National Team member, Dom Bradley, will be parting ways with the Cyclones. Bradley originally joined the Iowa State affiliated senior level club a few months after the 2016 Olympic Trials, and has been a…

Kevin Jackson named National Freestyle Developmental Coach

BY GARY ABBOT – USA WRESTLING Olympic champion, two-time World champion and respected coach Kevin Jackson has been named National Freestyle Developmental Coach for USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States. He will work within USA Wrestling’s National Teams Department, and on the staff of USA Wrestling’s National Freestyle Coach…

Overtime with Iowa State commit Ryan Leisure

By Jake Torkelson The Iowa State signee, Ryan Leisure is looking forward to getting to Iowa State after after winning greco and freestyle titles at the Southeast Regionals. The three-time Iowa high school state champion is part of a nationally ranked recruiting class for the Iowa State Cyclones.  “Working out with all the hammers around…

Recruit Report: Mac Southard

Where he fits in: 174 pounds What you need to know – In April Mac Southard became the first official commit of the Kevin Dresser era at Iowa State following his runner-up finish to Joel Shapiro in the 3A 160-pound state finals. The loss in the finals was actually Southard’s first instate loss of the…

Recruit Report: Ryan Leisure

Ranking: #95 overall, #13 at 145 pounds Where he fits in: 149 What you need to know – Shortly after winning his second state title Ryan Leisure knew exactly where he wanted to continue his wrestling career, committing to the Cyclones in April of his junior year. At the time Leisure stated that the coaching…

Recruit Report: Marcus Coleman

Ranking: #78 overall, #7 at 170 pounds Where he fits in: 174..maybe 184 pounds What you need to know – If Iowa State is lacking in anything, it’s depth in their upperweights, specifically the 174 and 184-pound weight-classes. It is for that reason that the Cyclones landing Marcus Coleman so much more important than the…

Trent Paulson Accepts Virginia Assistant Coaching Position

You read that correctly, in addition to Travis Paulson taking a position with the University of Virginia, former Iowa State assistant coach Trent Paulson will be joining his brother in Charlottesville, Virginia. The move comes after former Virginia assistant coach, Jordan Leen, left to take a job with the Pittsburgh wrestling program. Travis and I…

Recruit Report: Austin Gomez

Ranking: #11 overall, #3 at 138 pounds Where he fits in: 133 What you need to know – When Kevin Dresser took over as head coach of the Iowa State program one of the first things he did was drive to Illinois to reaffirm the commitment of Austin Gomez, which tells you everything you need…

Iowa State Lands NJCAA Transfer Danny Bush

Kevin Dresser added another upper-weight this evening with NJCAA All-American Danny Bush announcing his commitment to the Cyclones on Twitter. Bush was one of the top wrestlers in the country for Iowa Central this past season, holding the #1 ranking at 184 pounds before taking eighth at the national tournament. After winning the state a…

Iowa State Releases Tentative Home Schedule

In Kevin Dresser’s latest monthly newsletter a tentative home schedule was released which includes a dual against Rider at CY Stepens Sunday, Novemeber 26th. The auditorium holds a capacity of 2,747. Dresser brought wrestling inside the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech in front of multiple sold out crowds. Season tickets will go on sale later…