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2017-2018 Wrestling Preview

2017-2018 Wrestling Preview

2017-2018 Wrestling Preview

School:  Urbandale

Nickname:  J-Hawks

Class:  3A

Colors:  Blue and White

Conference:  Central Iowa Metropolitan League – Iowa Conference


Head Coach:       

Mark Klaus (Simpson College – 2004; Upper Iowa University – 2007)

5th Season at Urbandale (34-54 overall)


Assistant Coaches:       

Rex Gray, Mike Moreno, Bryce Boehm, Josh South


2016-2017 Record / Highlights:

•           8-10 Overall Record / 2-3 Iowa Conference

•           State Qualifiers:   Cal Baethke, Zac Duncalf, Austin Lamm, Tavian Hughes


2017-2018 Returning Letterwinners (12):

Zac Duncalf   

Adam Fraher  

Semir Sehic    

Luke Stuart

Cal Baethke   

Hayden Friedrichsen  

Gabe Hoyt     

Tavian Hughes

Tanner Teem  

Owen Towers 

Colby Burright           

Belmin Ljucevic


2017-2018 Outlook:

The J-Hawks look to continue their steady improvement from past years as the 2017-2018 season begins on November 30, 2017, when the J-Hawks travel to DM Lincoln for a dual meet with the Rails.  The J-Hawks will once again play host to the Ed Winger Invitational at Urbandale on January 20, 2018.


For more information, contact Head Coach Mark Klaus at (515) 457-6984 or [email protected] or Bill Watson at (515) 457-6994 or [email protected].  For more information, visit