Dan Gable to Speak in Worthington Saturday September 19th
Date posted - September 12, 2015
Gable will speak at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, September 19th, on the corner of Fourth Avenue and Tenth Street in downtown Worthington.
Gable, the University of Iowa Wrestling Coach from 1976 to 1997, won 15 NCAA National Wrestling Team Titles, coached 45 National Champions, Coached 152 All-Americans, Coached 106 Big Ten Champions. He is a 3 time NCAA Coach of the Year with 7 perfect seasons and 9 Consecutive NCAA titles. Gable was also the US Olympic Head Coach and Coached 12 Hawkeye Olympians, among his many coaching highlights.
As a high school wrestler he was a 3 time Iowa High School State Champion, 3 time Big Eight Champion at Iowa State University. He was a 3 time All-American, 1971 World Champion and was named Outstanding wrestler at Tbilisi Tournament. Gable was also a 1972 Olympic Gold Medalist and has been named one of the top 100 Olympians of all time.