LEGENDARY BADGER COACH BARRY DAVIS BACK FOR ANOTHER YEAR HELPING THE NEW LISBON ROCKETS.
Did you know legendary retired UW-Madison Coach Barry Davis helps with our wrestling program? Not only was he the Badger Coach for 25 years, he is an accomplished wrestler winning 2 NCAA Championships, 4 time All American, 2 time Olympian, Big Ten Champ, and so many more honors. To see his complete list, read below. What an amazing opportunity for our Rockets. Coach Davis was Coach Slater's coach at UW-Madison. #WOW
Davis' Career Highlights
1983 Pan-Am Gold Medalist 1983 World Team Member Two-time Olympian (Los Angeles, 1984 & Seoul, South Korea, 1988) 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist at 125.5 lbs. Three-time NCAA champion (1982, `83, `85) Four-time All-American One of nine wrestlers to win four Big Ten titles 1985 Big Ten Conference Athlete of the Year Member of the National Iowa Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame 1986 World Bronze Medalist 1987 World Silver Medalist Coached eight Big Ten champions (Trevor Brandvold, Keith Davison, Matt Hanutke, Eric Jetton, Donny Pritzlaff, Kevin Wilmot, Tom Clum and Andrew Howe) Coached 22 All-Americans (Kevin Black, Tony Black, Trevor Brandvold, Kole Clauson, Tom Clum, Keith Davison, Ryan Flaherty, Tyler Graff, Matt Hanutke, Craig Henning, Dallas Herbst, Grant Hoerr, Andrew Howe, Eric Jetton, Kyle Massey, Donny Pritzlaff, Kyle Ruschell, Zach Tanelli, Tyler Turner, Cory Wallman, Kevin Wilmot and Jeff Walter) Coached three NCAA champions (Andrew Howe, Donny Pritzlaff, Jeff Walter) Coached 63 wrestlers to a total of 91 NCAA appearances in 16 seasons at Wisconsin Recognized by National Wrestling Hall of Fame as 2007 Distinguished Member Has the second-most wins of any Badger coach and reached the 150-win milestone during the 2007-08 season. NWCA National Coach of the Year in 2010 Helped Badgers tie for best finish in school history in 2010 when Wisconsin placed fourth at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships