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Master feed for podcasts from Trackwrestling.com including Weighing In and Mat Chat. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network

    Stanford head wrestling coach Chris Ayres – OTM672

    Stanford head wrestling coach Chris Ayres – OTM672

    After 17 years bringing Princeton from the bottom of the Division I ranks to a bonafide place where All-Americans can develop and thrive, Chris Ayres is off to a new adventure. Ayres was announced as Stanford’s next wrestling coach last month. A Lehigh alum and 1999 Division I All-American, Ayres’ drive is both common within the coaching ranks, but his approach is unique at the same time. in Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk about the world of wrestling on the flagship podcast of Trackwrestling.com from FloSports.  







    Show Segments 







    0:35 - Andy’s big on flash mobs, but Kyle goes on a rant right away about schedules.







    3:42 - The smaller divisions have better names than Division I.







    7:25 - The Monday after your career ends in college, you lose relevance. 







    13:55 - Team USA, men’s freestyle world champions again. 







    16:20 - Kyle’s quibble with freestyle scoring. 







    19:45 - The new king of 97kg. 







    21:52 - The U.S. women were second, with a mixed bag of results. 







    23:12 - Cliff Keen Athletic







    23:51 - Chris Ayres Interview







    1:11:20 - Cliff Keen headgear







    1:12:15 - Wrapping up the show and digesting the interview.







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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Maryville’s Mike Denney, seven-time national championship winning coach – OTM671

    Maryville’s Mike Denney, seven-time national championship winning coach – OTM671

    For over 50 years, Mike Denney was in and around the sport of wrestling, teaching the next generations of wrestlers and coaches. A seven-time national championship winning coach at the Division II level, Denney announced his retirement this past spring after serving the last 12 years at Maryville University in Missouri. Denney won seven titles at Nebraska-Omaha before the program was dropped the night his program won their third straight title for the second time in school history. “That other place” will honor the 2011 NCAA Division II championship team in October during the Omaha-Niagara hockey game. Coach Denney talks about the healing process the current administration at UNO is offering and some interesting stories about how Maryville got Denney’s old mats when they were launching the program. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk about the world of wrestling on the flagship podcast of Trackwrestling.com from FloSports.  







    Show Segments 







    0:30 - Andy is extra lean. He’s been working out. 







    2:25 - Stopping over at North Central College and Andy doesn’t have the cannon he used to.







    3:30 - Kyle’s tempered rant … again.







    5:45 - Touching on the Nebraska-Omaha drop from 2011. People are still angry. 







    9:40 - Who’s #1 recap. 







    12:45 - Andy’s thoughts on participation numbers at the high school level. 







    18:15 - Cliff Keen Athletic







    18:50 - Mike Denney Interview







    1:00:00 - Cliff Keen Athletic







    1:01:00 - Show Wrap-Up







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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Jody Strittmatter of Young Guns Wrestling Club – OTM670

    Jody Strittmatter of Young Guns Wrestling Club – OTM670

    Joining the program today is Jody Strittmatter, a four-time college wrestling All-American and founder of the elite Young Guns Wrestling Club in Pennsylvania. Strittmatter was a two-time Division II national champion at Pitt-Johnstown before transferring to Iowa where he finished second and third at the Division I championships. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk about the world of wrestling on the flagship podcast of Trackwrestling.com from FloSports.  







    Show Segments 







    0:40 - It takes two to tango with Andy Hamilton. 







    1:00 - Kyle wastes zero time getting back on his automatic soapbox. 







    2:20 - Andy sets up what Kyle means about two to tango. 







    8:40 - Andy looks back at comparing covering Iowa wrestling and Iowa football. 







    11:00 - Investing in people who invest in you when it comes to coverage. 







    14:30 - Who’s #1 chatter. 







    16:00 - National Duals potential and what’s happening in Division I. 







    31:10 - Cliff Keen’s Sergeant Duffel. 







    32:00 - Jody Strittmatter Interview







    1:10:00 - Cliff Keen Athletic







    1:11:00 - Wrapping up the show.







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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Poway H.S. (Calif.) head coach John Meyers – OTM669

    Poway H.S. (Calif.) head coach John Meyers – OTM669

    Joining the program today is Poway High School head wrestling coach John Meyers. Meyers took over the California powerhouse wrestling program in the spring of 2018 after the retirement of Hall of Fame coach Wayne Branstetter. Meyers was named the CIF coach of the Year in 2022.  Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk about the world of wrestling on the flagship podcast of Trackwrestling.com from FloSports.  







    Show Segments 







    0:34 - Andy Hamilton isn’t like The Ramones, he doesn’t want to be sedated. 







    2:40 - Chuck Long was one of Andy’s early heroes.







    5:00 - Back on Kyle’s “Future Olympic Champion” pet peeve. 







    13:00 - Looking at the U20 World Championships. 







    16:35 - Different styles of venues for the NCAA Championships. 







    21:00 - Helen Maroulis makes yet another world team.







    23:15 - The Sergeant Duffel from Cliff Keen Athletic







    24:15 - John Meyers Interview







    1:08:00 - Cliff Keen Athletic







    1:09:00 - Show Wrap







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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Recapping the NWCA Convention – OTM668

    Recapping the NWCA Convention – OTM668

    After four days at the NWCA Convention in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Andy Hamilton is back with a report along with a handful of interviews. Some of the topics discussed in Florida were NIL, changing the season, a shift in the recruiting calendar as well as the growth of women’s wrestling. Some of the interviews we’ll break out in this episode are with Ohio State’s Tom Ryan, Iowa’s Clarissa Chun and NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk about the world of wrestling on the flagship podcast of Trackwrestling.com from FloSports.  







    Show Segments 







    0:40 - Andy was glazed from all that time in Florida. 







    0:52 - Kyle’s Olympic Gold Medal rant. 







    7:25 - Sitting next to the “know it all” 







    8:41 - Kyle remembering the Missouri-Iowa dual in 2015.







    13:13 - Andy’s Hot Topics from the NWCA Convention. 







    19:09 - The Sergeant Duffel from Cliff Keen.







    20:00 - Ohio State head coach Tom Ryan. 







    31:00 - Three trophies instead of four at the NCAA championships and looking into Iowa’s women’s wrestling program. 







    40:15 - Iowa women’s head wrestling coach Clarissa Chun. 







    49:45 - Lots of happenings coming to Iowa in regards to women’s wrestling. 







    51:00 - Teeing up Mike Moyer. 







    52:00 - Cliff Keen Athletic







    52:30 - NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. 







    1:07:00 - Show Wrap from the Convention. 







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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Sean Hage of Georgia, 8-time champion at 16U and Junior Nationals – OTM667

    Sean Hage of Georgia, 8-time champion at 16U and Junior Nationals – OTM667

    Eight-time 16U & Junior National Champion Sean Hage of Georgia goes On The MatSean Hage of Georgia is a unicorn in American wrestling. He won two 16U (then Cadet) championships and then won six Junior National Championships to become one of two wrestlers to ever become eight time champions in the event we now know as simply Fargo. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk about the world of wrestling on the flagship podcast of Trackwrestling.com from FloSports.Show Segments0:40 - Green Eggs and Hamilton.1:24 - Kyle predicted a perfect game, but botched the show himself.8:22 - Cliff Keen Athletic 9:07 - Sean Hage Interview54:45 - The Sergeant Duffel from Cliff Keen55:48 - Kyle brings up Steve Bartman from the Cubs situation in the show wrap.







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    • 1 hr 3 min

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