Greco-Roman wrestling coach Andy Bisek headshot

Andy Bisek

Assistant Greco-Roman Wrestling Coach
At NMU since 2016

Andy Bisek, of Chaska, Minn., is the fifth assistant coach since the program was established in 1999. The 2016 Olympian’s successes on the mat include earning bronze medals at the 2014 and 2015 World Championships. He also won gold at the 2015 Pan American Games and the 2012 and 2014 Pan American Championships. Other career highlights include being a four-time World Team member and two-time U.S. Open champion.

The appointment marks Bisek’s return to NMU, where he previously trained en route to earning a bachelor’s degree in Physical Geography in 2010. He later moved on to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. after graduation.

Coaching wise, Bisek has led Team Minnesota at Fargo Nationals and has been an assistant at the Betterman Elite Wrestling Club in Colorado. He has also coached USA wrestling clinics across the country, including clinics for coaches.

Bisek was named USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year in 2014 and 2015. He also serves on USA Wrestling’s Junior Olympic Wrestling Committee.

Coach Bisek and his wife Ashley have two children, Jim and Molly.

Athlete Accomplishments Year
Olympian 2016
Two time World Championships Medalist 2014, 2015
Two time USA Senior Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year 2014, 2015
Four time USA World Team Member 2011-2015
Four time NYAC tournament champion 2009, 2011-13
Four time University National Champion 2007-10
Pan Am Games Champion 2015
Pan Am Championships Champion 2012, 2014
U.S. Open Champion 2014, 2015
Two time Granma Cup Champion (Cuba) 2014, 2015
Two time Dave Schultz Memorial International Champion 2012, 2014
Two time Junior World Team Member 2005, 2006
Haparanda Cup Champion (Sweden) 2012
Havisto Cup Champion (Finland) 2013
Sunkist Open Champion 2010
Jacob Curby Award Winner