Title: RTC SOUTH HEAD COACH
HIGH SCHOOL: GRANT
Dan Dennis joined the RTC South as Head Coach in October of 2018. The Illinois native, wrestled under the Brands brothers at the University of Iowa before embarking on his freestyle career for the Hawkeye Wrestling Club (HWC).
While competing for the HWC, Dennis built an impressive resume that culminated at the 2016 Olympics where he represented the United States at 57 kg. The two-time U.S. National Team member struck Gold on several occasions including the Grand Prix of Spain, the Grand Prix of Germany, the U.S. Open, and the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.
As a Hawkeye, he was a two-time All-American and 2010 NCAA finalist. Dennis was also a B1G Ten finalist, 2x B1G Ten place winner, Midlands Champ, and a member of three NCAA & B1G Ten Championship teams.
In high school, Dennis was also a 2x State Finalist and set multiple school records for Grant High School in Ingleside, Illinois.