American University head wrestling coach Mark Cody and Northwestern University head wrestling coach Drew Pariano will be radio show guests this week.
“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and can be heard live on the Internet at www.kcnzam.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 – 6:00 PM Central time on AM 1650, The Fan. Feel free to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or comments about the show.
Ninth year head coach Mark Cody has done a terrific job building the wrestling program at American University. Cody has coached 11 All-Americans, including 2007 NCAA champion Josh Glenn at 197 pounds. American University wrestlers had the highest grade point average of all Division I wrestling teams last season.
Pariano is in his first season leading the Wildcat wrestling program, his alma mater. He served as Northwestern's top assistant the last five years and was the head coach at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, for two seasons. Northwestern is currently 10-0 in dual meets and ranked No. 9 in the nation.