HWC Wrestlers

Brandon Sorensen
Sammy Brooks
Nathan Burak
Bobby Telford
Pat Lugo
Nodirjon Safarov
Jeremiah Moody

HWC Coaches

Dan Dennis, HWC Head Coach

– 2016 U.S. Olympic Team member
– 2016 U.S. Open champion
– 2016 Grand Prix of Germany champion
– Second in 2015 U.S. World Team Trials
– Fourth in 2015 U.S. Open
– 2008 University Nationals champion
– Two-time NCAA All-American for Iowa

Tom Brands, Advisor
Three-time Big Ten Coach of the Year Tom Brands completed his 11th season as head wrestling coach at the University of Iowa. A 1996 Olympic gold medalist and member of wrestling’s Hall of Fame, Brands is only the eighth wrestling coach at the University of Iowa. The former Hawkeye wrestler was a four-time All-American and three-time national champion.
Terry Brands, Advisor

Two-time World Champion and 2000 Olympic bronze medalist Terry Brands is in his 20th season on the University of Iowa staff. Brands was promoted to associate head coach in 2011 after serving two stints as an assistant coach at Iowa.

Chad Beatty, Executive Director


HWC Board

  • Mitch Kelly mitchell-kelly@uiowa.edu
  • Aaron Robertson aaronrobertson@rocketmail.com
  • Ryan Key Ryan.Key@windstream.com
  • Al Zahasky zahaskyconstruction@gmail.com
  • Adam Fellers afellers01@gmail.com
  • Ryan Smidt rmgsmidt@gmail.com
  • Brad Eldeen brad@nineteen84.club
  • Joe Holmes