The University of Dubuque wrestling team competes in the strongest wrestling conference in America. The American Rivers Conference (formerly the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) routinely has 5-6 schools ranked in the NCAA Division III Top-20. The Spartans finished as high as third in the IIAC Championships and have claimed two national champions in the past few years.

You will train with a quality staff who bring years of wrestling experience into the wrestling room. The Spartans staff will help you develop the tools it will take to be successful at the Division III level. If you want to be the best, be part of the Spartan wrestling team.

Wrestling News

Cain Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

May 21, 2020

The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released the 2020 NCAA and NAIA At-Large Academic All-District Teams on Thursday afternoon, with UD wrestler Ethan Cain making the list for NCAA Division III District Eight.

Pair of Spartan Wrestlers Earn NWCA Academic Award

Mar 31, 2020

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced the full slate of 2019-2020 Scholar All-American Team and Individual honorees for NCAA Division III with awards going to 283 individuals representing 80 institutions.

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Name Position Event Height Weight Year Hometown
Voyen Adamson 165 Freshman Bettendorf, Iowa
Darryl Aiello 285 Junior Concord, Calif.
Zarik Anderson 165 Junior Rockwall, Texas
Cesar Arana 125 Freshman Antioch, Calif.
Aaron Black 125 Sophomore Clearbrook, Va.
Julius Boimah 165 Freshman Waterloo, Iowa
Arnulfo Rodriguez-Chavez 197 Fr. Las Vegas, Nev.
Joshua Cox 285 Freshman Redding, Iowa
Delmontae Davis 184 Junior Jacksonville, Fla.
Jessy Diaz 157 Junior Yuma, Ariz.
Richard Diaz 133 Sophomore Brentwood, N.Y.
Alec Dufour 184 Freshman Minooka, Ill.
Robert Fountain 149 Freshman McKinney, Texas
Marcos Gonzalez 141 Freshman Donna, Texas
Zaquerius Harris 157 Freshman Huntsville, Ala.
Bradley Kata 174 So. Windemere, Fla.
Nicco Mazzanti 149 Sophomore Woodstock, Ill.
Robert Melise 285 Junior Phillipsburg, N.J.
Michael Mutton 157 Junior Oakbrook,Ill.
Michael Myers 133 Freshman Rock Island, Ill.
Timothy Nance 285 Freshman Arlington, Texas
Chris Nielsen 184/197 Jr. Little Egg Harbour, N.J.
Mokbel Obeid 125 Freshman Patterson, Calif.
Porfirio Perez 174 Freshman Danville, Ill.
Caleb Poche 133 Junior Naples, Fla.
Terrin Rackouski 197 Junior Frankfort, Ill.
Brock Radeke 141 Freshman Vinton, Iowa
Luke Radeke 149 Freshman Vinton, Iowa
Geovanny Salazar 197 Freshman North Las Vegas, Nev.
Andrew Saucedo 157 Junior Riverside, Calif.
Logan Sears 174 Junior Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Griffin Stevens 141 Freshman Demotte, Ind.
Dakota Unpingco 141 Freshman Brentwood, Calif.
Ridge Vlha 133 Freshman Pittsburgh, Pa.
Isaiah Williams 149 Junior Landover, Md.
Noah Wynbrandt 184 Sophomore Sanford, Fla.
Brian Zerr 125 Freshman Panama City, Fla.

2019-20 Schedule                                                                                                              

Nov. 9

at UW-Platteville Invite

Platteville, WI


Nov. 16

UD Wrestling Invite

Dubuque, IA


Nov. 23

at Coe College Invite

Cedar Rapids, IA


Dec. 7

UD Wrestling Invite

Dubuque, IA


Dec. 14

vs. Luther College

Dubuque, IA

 L, 18-22

Dec. 28

at Univ. of Chicago Duals

Chicago, IL

 No Team Score

Jan. 4

UD’s Jim Fox Duals
vs. Fontbonne
vs. MSOE
vs. Concordia

Dubuque, IA

 W, 46-3
 W. 42-12
 W, 28-15

Jan. 11

UD Duals #1
vs. Concordia (WI)
vs. Cornell

Dubuque, IA

 W, 32-15
 W, 36-12

Jan. 18

vs. Wheaton

Dubuque, IA

 W, 27-16

Jan. 25

at A-R-C Duals
vs. #1 Wartburg
at. #20 Central
vs. Buena Vista 

Pella, IA

 L, 9-49
 W, 21-20
 W, 29-13 


Jan. 31

at Simpson College

Indianola, IA

 W, 32-15

Feb. 7

at #3 Loras College

Dubuque, IA

 L, 0-46

Feb. 14

vs. #5 Coe College

Dubuque, IA

 7 p.m.

Feb 15

vs. Nebraska Wesleyan

Dubuque, IA

 11 a.m.

Feb. 29-
Mar. 1

at NCAA Division III Central Regional




Five Flags Center

Dubuque, IA


Mar. 13-14

at NCAA Division III Championships




US Cellular Center

Cedar Rapids, IA


Jon McGovern - Wrestling (2018)


Jon McGovern

Head Wrestling Coach
MA, University of Iowa
BA, Central College

Phone: 563.589.3685
E-mail: JMcGover@dbq.edu
Office: 315 Stoltz Sports Center
Fax: 563.589.3425

Nate Hansen - Wrestling (2019)


Nate Hansen

Assistant Wrestling Coach

Phone: 563.589.3347
E-mail: NHansen@dbq.edu
Office: 307 Stoltz Sports Center
Fax: 563.589.3425

Ellie Schneider - Wrestling (2018)


Ellie Schneider

Graduate Assistant - Wrestling
BS, University of Dubuque

Phone: 563.589.3377
E-mail: ESchneider@dbq.edu
Office: 106 Stoltz Sports Center
Fax: 563.589.3425

Athletics - No Picture


Brian Sanger

Graduate Assistant - Wrestling                

Phone: 563.589.3377
E-mail: BSanger@dbq.edu
Office: 106 Stoltz Sports Center
Fax: 563.589.3425

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