McDONOUGH TO JOIN WISCONSIN WRESTLING STAFF

 Matt McDonough Starts Next Phase of His Career As fans… Everyone can relate to the joy we feel when a University or HWC athlete wins a big match… We have all witnessed some “gut wrenching” losses.Below is some info about Matt McDonough leaving the HWC. Like many of you…  I am saddened to see him…

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2018 HWC DES MOINES BANQUET

2018 HWC DES MOINES BANQUET! 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm, Apr 14 | 2018 CDT HWC is celebrating Iowa Wrestling with our banquet in Des Moines…Come and eat great food, hang out with the HWC, and bid on some great auctions! Can’t make it? We have set up an app so you can bid on auction items…

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Gilman to Take the Arctic Plunge

BREAKING NEWS: Thomas Gilman won’t be traveling this weekend, so he is free to join us at the Arctic Plunge. That’s right, the Silver Medal winner at the World Championships in Paris will support the Hawkeye Wrestling Club by jumping in the frigid water at the Brown Deer Golf Club after the Michigan meet. Thomas…

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I’m plunging for my brother, Dan.

My name is Nick Heeren. I grew up in Cedar Rapids with my older brother Dan. He wrestled for Kennedy. Growing up, we would attend lots of matches. I loved the sport from early on. Our loyalty to the Hawkeyes was firmly cemented by attending many Iowa wrestling duals, football and basketball games. I live…

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Sammy Brooks World Championships in Poland

Member of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club will join the US Team in Bydgoszcz, Poland today through November 26th. Sammy will wrestle Saturday in the 86kg bracket. You can watch the stream here: United World Wrestling The Hawkeye Wrestling Club makes it possible for guys like Sammy to wrestle after college. We sponsor them to train…

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What Are They Up to Now…? Chad Lamer

I was able to interview HWC legend Chad Lamer about his time with the HWC and what he has going on with his life. Before joining the HWC, Chad Lamer was a four-time All-American, winning three consecutive national titles at the Division II level for South Dakota State University. With the HWC: -University World Freestyle…

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Visit Practice

The HWC has a busy schedule coming up. To add to the excitement, the collegiate team started official practices. Speaking of practices– did you know that fans are welcome and encouraged to attend practice? Most practices are held at 3:30pm weekdays. On football home game days, you can find practice times on social media. Directions…

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Sammy Brooks Wins U23 World Team Trials

Curious how your donations go to advance the mission of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club (HWC)? This past weekend, Sammy Brooks, member of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club (HWC) and former Iowa Hawkeye All American won the U23 World Team Trials. Brooks will travel with Team USA to the World Freestyle Championships in Poland in November. Brooks…

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It’s More than Just Wrestling

  I am often asked why I volunteer my time to the Hawkeye Wrestling Club. Why and am so passionate? That’s easy: I get to watch Thomas Gilman win a World Silver… Or I get to watch the HWC athletes work out… I get to see the HWC help the collegiate team! That’s exciting right?…

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Dan Dennis Farewell

Olympian Dan Dennis Leaving HWC I was able to ask him a few questions… When are you leaving? “Not determined 100% –I will be in Iowa City and in the room on and off through the fall.” Why are you leaving? “There isn’t an easy answer to this, I love Iowa City-I love the Iowa…

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