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Hosted by Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton of Trackwrestling.com, On The Mat talks to a number of guests related to the national wrestling scene. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

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Hosted by Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton of Trackwrestling.com, On The Mat talks to a number of guests related to the national wrestling scene. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

    Spartan Race's Joe De Sena and NCAA Managing Director of Championships Anthony Holman - OTM601

    Spartan Race's Joe De Sena and NCAA Managing Director of Championships Anthony Holman - OTM601

    NCAA Managing Director of Championships Anthony Holman and Spartan Race’s Joe De Sena Go On The Mat
    Anthony Holman, the NCAA’s Managing Director of Championships and Joe De Sena, the man behind the Spartan Race will go On The Mat this week. Holman will touch on topics related to the upcoming 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at U.S. Bank Stadium, while De Sena is tied to wrestling in a couple of different areas and will be a guest at the Trackwrestling/JROB kickoff party on Wednesday night prior to the championships. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.

    Show Segments
    1:40 - Klingman goes with a Police Squad reference.
    2:45 - Andy is pissed about the Astros cheating scandal.
    3:30 - Is Stephen Neal the greatest two-sport athlete?
    7:20 - Wrestling has amnesia - Loras beats Wartburg
    11:00 - Being a prisoner of the moment (Kyle uses the term “throw shade”)
    14:45 - Iowa never lets themselves get out of contention
    17:40 - Previewing today’s guests
    18:00 - Busy week on Trackwrestling
    21:00 - Kyle Snyder and J’den Cox
    23:40 - Joe De Sena Interview
    45:00 - 7in7 Preview and De Sena recap
    46:30 - Previewing the Holman interview
    51:10 - Anthony Holman Interview
    1:16:50 - Show Wrap



    7in7 NCAA Kickoff Party
    We’d like to let our listeners know about an NCAA Kickoff Party called “7 in 7” that will be co-hosted by Trackwrestling and JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps on Wednesday, March 18 at The Barn at Cowboy Jack's in Downtown Minneapolis. Emceed by Big Ten Network commentator Shane Sparks, the event will feature 7-minute interviews with 7 high-profile guests from the wrestling community. Dan Gable is the first booked guest, and more will be announced soon. Tickets are $15, and proceeds from the event will be donated to TakeDown Cancer. A limited number of tickets are available, so visit 7in7party.com soon to reserve your spot.


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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Sacred Heart head wrestling coach John Clark - OTM600

    Sacred Heart head wrestling coach John Clark - OTM600

    Sacred Heart head wrestling coach John Clark goes On The Mat
    John Clark, an All-American at Ohio State and the current head wrestling coach at the nation’s only Division I Catholic school with wrestling, Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, joins the show. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.

    Show Segments
    0:25 - Andy, the Sacred Heart, of wrestling
    1:10 - Sacred Heart has not been good the previous 10 years.
    5:00 - Kyle wants to make a visual comparison and yes …
    7:00 - … Karate Kid 3 is a horrible movie.
    8:00 - Battle of the Burgs recap
    12:15 - J’den Cox going up to 97kg
    16:15 - Helen Maroulis is back
    19:00 - The split in women’s wrestling divisions
    23:50 - John Clark Interview

    7in7 NCAA Kickoff Party
    We’d like to let our listeners know about an NCAA Kickoff Party called “7 in 7” that will be co-hosted by Trackwrestling and JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps on Wednesday, March 18 at The Barn at Cowboy Jack's in Downtown Minneapolis. Emceed by Big Ten Network commentator Shane Sparks, the event will feature 7-minute interviews with 7 high-profile guests from the wrestling community. Dan Gable is the first booked guest, and more will be announced soon. Tickets are $15, and proceeds from the event will be donated to TakeDown Cancer. A limited number of tickets are available, so visit 7in7party.com soon to reserve your spot.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Rider head wrestling coach John Hangey - OTM599

    Rider head wrestling coach John Hangey - OTM599

    Rider head coach John Hangey goes On The Mat
    Wrestling in New Jersey at the college level has picked up with the rapid rise of Princeton and Rutgers, but prior to those programs getting the love, Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey was putting All-Americans on the podium at the NCAA championships. After decades of Gary Taylor leading the way, John Hangey is piloting his alma mater. Already with a win over Minnesota this season, Rider is making sure the rest of the wrestling world knows they're not going anywhere. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat.
    Show Segments
    0:30 - Andy Hamilton, The Rug Doctor
    1:00 - Penn State-Iowa made some history according to Kyle
    11:43 - Kyle is concerned when it comes to paths to championships
    24:00 - Previewing John Hangey of Rider
    25:00 - Respones from Andy's story on girls wrestling
    30:00 - Battle of the Burgs
    34:00 - Quant Wrestling numbers with Zac Brunson
    42:30 - Recapping the Quant conversation
    46:00 - John Hangey Interview
    1:13:20 - Show wrap-up

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Northern Iowa head coach Doug Schwab - OTM598

    Northern Iowa head coach Doug Schwab - OTM598

    Northern Iowa head coach Doug Schwab goes On The Mat

    Northern Iowa head wrestling coach Doug Schwab goes On The Mat this week. Schwab, an Iowa native, was a three-time All-American at the University of Iowa and won the 141-pound individual title as a sophomore in 1999. He's currently in his 10th season at the helm in Cedar Falls. Doug was a 2007 men's freestyle U.S. World Team member and a 2008 Olympian. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat.

    Show Segments
    0:30 - Andy Hamilton Wrestles Like A Girl
    0:50 - Andy's personal experience at the Iowa girls wrestling state tournament
    8:15 - How women's wrestling has advanced
    21:30 - Wrestling is strong in Iowa, but not with Iowa's girls high school union
    22:30 - Iowa vs. Penn State
    33:11 - Doug Schwab Interview
    1:10:00 - Andy gets the last word


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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Dan Gable goes On The Mat - OTM597

    Dan Gable goes On The Mat - OTM597

    Dan Gable goes On The Mat

    Dan Gable returns to On The Mat. He's won a lot of stuff. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat.

    Show Segments
    0:34 - Daily Warrior Andy Hamilton. Kyle loves Smoothie King.
    1:30 - Did you know Dan Gable is a goofball?
    4:45 - Mailbag time
    8:00 - Still coming down from National Duals
    11:00 - How would non-D1 teams do against D1 teams?
    15:00 - Kyle still wants to wrestle Jason Bryant. (No one's actually asking for this)
    16:15 - Mailbag Kyle from Kyle
    19:30 - Guests for this year - who do you want to hear?
    20:00 - Scott Beck again chimes in with knowledge
    22:50 - Dan Gable Interview
    1:13:00 - Show wrap up


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    • 1 hr 16 min
    NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer - OTM596

    NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer - OTM596

    NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer

    On The Mat returns for the year 2020 as today's guest is the Executive Director of the National Wrestling Coaches Association Mike Moyer. Coming off the NWCA Multi-Division National Dual Meet Championships, Moyer will talk about the growth of the event, the organization as well as relevant topics in the growth of wrestling. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat.

    Show Segments
    0:34 - The Blue Horse Andy Hamilton
    2:25 - Kyle is still buzzing about the National Duals and a shout to John Broughton
    7:30 - Moving to why the dual meet championship needs to happen
    10:00 - How about Grand View's dominance
    12:00 - Women's Duals
    14:40 - Can we get Division I back on board with a national dual championship?
    17:12 - Thoughts on Louisville and the NCAA tournament.
    20:35 - Omi is our Homie
    25:30 - Trackwrestling rankings
    23:36 - Mike Moyer Interview

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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

WayneTTomala ,

As good as it gets

Awesome show. But not gonna lie, I miss Doug. Hope he's doing well. Keep up the good work.

akenn86 ,

Thank you Kyle Klingman

I began listening to this show on the radio when i lived in NE Iowa and am so thankful it’s available in a podcast form now that I’m on the east coast. Keep up the great work guys!

ty geren ,

Professionalism

These guys put together a great pod that is very professional and full of content. The guests are top notch in the wrestling family. Check it out!

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