Dave Maldonado

Dave Maldonado

Wrestling Coach:

COACHING CAREER:

• Head Wrestling Coach Merrillville High School 2001 - Present

• Dual Record 207-70 (167-30 at Merrillville and 41-41 at Bishop Noll)

• Team Dual Tournament Record:

• 8X Sectional Champs

• 5X Regional Champs

• 3X Semi-State Champs

• 3X Team State (2X 1st round, Semi-Finals 08’)

• High School Senior National Champions and All-Americans:

• Dexter Larimore 2005-2006 Champ HWT

• Jamal Lawrence 2006-2007 Champ 145 lbs

• Wilson Williams 2006-2007 7th Place 103 lbs

• Zac Stevens 2009-2010 6th Place 103 lbs

• James Travis 2009-2010 5th Place HWT

• State Place Winners and Qualifiers:

• State Champions 4

• State Finalists (Under the lights) 10

• State Semi-Finalist (Top Four) 17

• State Place Winners 29

• State Qualifiers 33

• Post-Tribune Coach of the Year 2005-2006 & 2007-2008

WRESTLING CAREER:

• High School Career Record of 136-14 at East Chicago Central High School

• The Mexico City, Mexico International Freestyle & Greco Roman Champion 1994 Junior Division

• National Wrestling Coaches Association Senior National Champ 1994

• The Honolulu, Hawaii International Tournament Champion and Most Valuable Wrestler of the Tournament 1993

• Indiana High School State Champ 1993

• Multiple ISWA Freestyle State Champ

• 3X Indiana High School State Place Winner

• 2X Indiana High School State Finalist (Under the lights)

• Collegiate Career Record of 98-49 at Iowa State University:

• Espoir Freestyle National Runner-Up (Now know as Fila Junior) 1996

• University Freestyle National Runner-Up 1999

• 4X Varsity Letter Winner at Iowa State University

• 3X NCAA National Qualifier

• 3rd in the Big Twelve in 1997

• 2nd in the Big Twelve in 1998

• 2nd in the Beg Twelve in 1999

• Team Captain of the Iowa State Cyclones 1998-1999

• Team National Runner-up Finish at the Division 1 NCCAA 1995-1996

• Team National 4th Place Finish at the Division 1 NCAA 1996-1997

• Team National 4th Place Finish at the Division 1 NCAA 1998-1999

• Awarded The Most Falls in a season both in 1998 & 1999 at Iowa State University

• 4 Year Academic All-American (Carried a 3.0 GPA or Grader)

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