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2009-2010 Season - Augustana Wrestling Camp 2010

Viking Wrestling Camp

Featuring Augie coach Eric Juergens and guest clinicians Matt McDonough and George Gogonas

Camp registration form

When: June 14-16

Where: Augustana College

Cost: $75 before June 7; $100 after June 7
* Make checks payable to Eric Juergens

Camp Staff

Eric Juergens, camp director

  • Head wrestling coach, Augustana College
  • Four-time Iowa High School State Champion with record of 144-0
  • Two-time NCAA Champion for the University of Iowa
  • Four-time All-American
  • 2001 Big Ten Wrestler of the Year
  • Two-time Big Ten Champion
  • 2006 Iowa Hall of Fame Inductee

Matt McDonough

  • 3-time state champion
  • Third-place at nationals - freestyle
  • Cadet national freestyle champion
  • 2010 NCAA champion
  • 2010 University of Iowa most valuable wrestler

George Gogonas

  • 2-time state place-winner
  • 2010 NCAA qualifier
  • Scholar All-America team

Augustana wrestlers will serve as camp counselors.

Young Guns Wrestling Camp

Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 1 - July 22
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Registration form

This camp is for all ages, and all levels of experience. All wrestlers at all levels can improve dramatically on their technique in wrestling, even those already having some success. The farther you go in wrestling, the more important it is to do things precisely, and more efficient. Wrestling is the only sport where you don't have to be "athletic" by society's standards. There is no wrestler body "shape", because wrestling is simply about body positioning and applied leverage. Master the positions you put your body in, force your opponent out of position, and you win. We will cover all areas of wrestling, from the feet to the mat. By going over different holds in wrestling, we will examine not just how to do moves properly, but focus on explaining WHY to do moves one way as opposed to another. We will then live wrestle to try new holds and positions learned. Come and learn how to be the best wrestler you can be!

Contact Coach Juergens at or (563) 451-2932