Dubuque Wrestling Club Off Season Member Info

Who: All wrestlers K-12

When:    Session 1 March  – May      Session 2 August- October. Practice nights TBD

Where: Loras College Wrestling room in the Graber Center

Cost: $100 for 1 session, $150 for both sessions (If signed up by March 31). Family discount available

Contact Info: Mark Schultz- 563-581-7741 website:

Goal:  Our goal is to help provide afforable, year round training for wrestlers in the tri state area. We currently have wrestlers from over 12 different youth clubs, and kids that attend/will attend over 18 different high schools.  We believe it is important to wrestle with different partners through out the year.  We are trying to offer as many oppurtunities for our local wrestlers as possible.

Club Coaches:

Mark Schultz– Wrestled at national powerhouse Glenbard North High School and 4 years in college. Freestlyle/Greco Roman state champion, IHSA State Qualifier 2006, 100+ HS wins.  12 years youth coaching experience.  7 years high school coaching experience. 4 years college coaching experience.  Coach Schultz has been coaching DWC for the past 5 years, and in that time DWC has had over 20 state champions, and over 50 state place winners

Darrin Kaisand– Wrestled at Grinnell High School and University of Dubuque. 2x IA state qualifier, 2004 state finalist at 145lbs.  Coached at UD for 2 years and then spent 7 years as an assistant coach at Hempstead High School.  This is Coach Kaisands 2nd year helping coach at Dubuque Wrestling Club and the club has seen a large boost in success since he joined the coaching staff.

Freestyle Clinician:

Jon Orillion- Currently an assistant coach at Loras College, spent 15 years coaching youth/HS in Louisiana and was the national team coach there for 8 years.  Coached 15 all americans and a national champion during his time as the national team coach.  Coach Jon O also coached multiple state champions and all state wrestlers during his tenure at Archbishop Rummel where he served as the head high school coach from 2013-2017.

Guest Clinicians: Through out the season we will have guest clinicians.  From Loras College coaches/wrestlers, to division 1 all americans, national champions, and world team members.

USA Wrestling: Our club is a USA chartered wrestling club.  Each member will need a valid USA wrestling card in order to participate.  USA wrestling cards also get you into all USA wrestling tournaments. You can purchase your USA wrestling card at