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.
|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|