This week on Takedown Radio
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This week we take our mobile Brute Adidas Studios out on the road to West Des Moines, Iowa. Billy Joe's Pitcher Show, a long time sponsor of TDR and promoter of wrestling is hosting their annual Chili Cook-off and is celebrating their 20th Anniversary of raising money for the Variety Club with this event.
Our guests on air include:
9:05 Chris Ayers- Princeton Head Coach recently announced the hiring of a new assistant coach. Andy Lausier, the head wrestling coach at Stevens Institute of Technology for the past four seasons and a former All-America at Lycoming College, has been named an assistant wrestling coach at Princeton University.
Lausier replaces Troy Letters, who left Princeton to pursue a career in commercial real estate. We'll also take a look at the season to come and his roster.
9:20 Jack Childs- Long Time Drexel Dragons Head Coach is also The winningest Coach in D1. Childs recently named Nate Wachter as assistant coach. Wachter served under Childs as a graduate assistant and part-time assistant the past four seasons. Drexel?s Ryan Hluschak was announced as the recipient of the Colonial Athletic Association?s Scholar-Athlete Award in wrestling. Hluschak, a junior, compiled a 33-10 record at 157-pounds last season and became the second Drexel wrestler to earn All-America status after placing eighth at the NCAA Championships. He is a business administration major.
9:40 Dave Malacek- University of Wisconsin at La Cross. Coach Malecek completed his first season as UW-La Crosse's head wrestling coach in 2006-07. He led the Eagles to a third-place finish at the 2007 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Championships and was named the NCAA Rookie Coach of the Year. Malecek also guided UW-L to its 10th straight Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) title in 2007 and was selected the Mertz Mortorelli WIAC Coach of the Year. The Eagles finished 13-1 in duals in 2006-07. Malecek served as the head assistant coach at Wartburg College (Iowa) since 2000, helping lead the Knights to three NCAA Division III Championships (2003, 2004, 2006). He was selected the NCAA Division III Assistant Coach of the Year in 2006. Wartburg also won Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) titles every season since his arrival on campus.
10:05 Koy Kosek- Former Heavy Weight for Wisconsin, Koy now publishes "2007-08 Wisconsin Wrestling Digest" and is available on wiwrestling.com and wrestlingadvantage.com. It will hopefully become available on amazon.com as well, while supplies last. We'll discuss the essence of the best part of the wrestling mind set.
10:20 Frank Popolizio- is The founder of Journeymen Wrestling in America's Great NE. Let's discuss the Journeymen/ Brute Northeast Duals (Nov. 24th) and how it has come to be so important to the wrestling fabric of the country. A side note- Frank has been a driving force for wrestling. Brute's John Purnell calls Popolizio "One of the greatest Volunteer leaders on the American Wrestling Scene. All he does is for the love of the sport".
10:40 Pat Smith- this 4 NCAA Champion for Oklahoma State Cowboys. Pat is committed to the advancement of Arkansas HS Wrestling and has along with Greg Hatcher has Arkansas Wrestling headed in the right direction. Recently they announced the formation of around 50 HS programs. Unbelievable! Arkansas has no idea how lucky they are to have Hatcher and Smith.
Join us for this special broadcast from 9 to 11 AM at Takedownradio.com, KXNO.com, Matchannel.com, Mat-magazine.com. Wrestlers and MMA competitors join us each and every week. You should too! TDR is available LIVE, Archived and Pod Cast as well. Check out Takedownradio.com for more details. Thanks for listening!