After a week off we return to the Brute Adidas for some great wrestling talk. The community is all a buzz with the early signings and the teams are now starting early practice, loads of cardio, running and lifting. Gives the rest of us some Ideas? How about the early season rankings? Food for thought or is there muscle behind the numbers? Maybe some of our guests can help us figure that out.
Steve Foster and Chris Arns will be hosting this weeks TDR with special in studio guest host the Head Coach of the Upper Iowa Peacocks Heath Grimm
Heath Grimm is in his eighth year at the helm at Upper Iowa University. The Peacocks are 61-22-2 in duals in the since 2001 and placed 14th at last year's NCAA Division II Championships. Grimm prepped at Osage, Iowa, and was a two-time All-American at Luther College
Their Guests include-
9:05 John Smith- Head Coach of the Cowboys of Oklahoma State. We'll take a look at the fall, the beginning of training, incoming new recruits etc. Also, we'll talk about the new book out by Kim Parish "Cowboy Up", a great book for sure. Can't wait.
9:25 Mike Clayton- Head Coach of the Ducks of Stevens at Stevens Institute of Technology. Mike earned the Division III Rookie Coach of the Year accolade. In his first season at the helm, Clayton took a team that posted a sub-par record of 4-13 last year to a ledger of 8-4 during the 2007-08 campaign. The Ducks also owned a mark of 6-1 against Centennial Conference competition this year.
9:40 Dr. Bill Welker- Dr. Bill Welker is well known to West Virginia Wrestling fans. Dr. Welker is a former Pennsylvania State Champion. A nationally recognized wrestling sportswriter and official. Highly respected among his peers at all levels. What's New?
Hour 2 This hours going to be great, make time to promote Heath and his program
10:05 Mark Perry- Asst Coach of Penn State. Perry won the last two NCAA National Championships at 165 pounds. The Stillwater, Okla., native was a four-time All-American at Iowa where he helped lead the Hawkeyes to the NCAA team title this season. Perry's 25 points en route to his second individual crown were the most scored by any wrestler at Nationals this year.
10:20 Urijah Faber- Some say the Hollywood Florida WEC event scheduled for Sept. 10th was canceled due to Hurricane Ike, wrestling insiders believe it was canceled due to the invasion of the east coast by the fans and followers of the California Kid. The WEC has moved the date to November 10th.
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