Nate Gallick
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Iowa State
Graduating Year: 2007

Nate Gallick, a three-time wrestling All-America and 2006 NCAA Wrestling Champion, joined Chris Bono’s wrestling staff in June, 2007 as an assistant coach.  He is a perfect fit in terms of his background and commitment to continuing to excel in and grow the sport.


A 2007 graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Sociology, Gallick spent the 2006-07 season as a volunteer with the Cyclones’ coaching staff.  Gallick worked with the ISU lightweights, and the Cyclones claimed the Big 12 Conference Championship and were runners-up at the NCAAs.


Known as an excellent tactician, Nate is a true student of the sport.  His communication skills allow him to pass along that knowledge as he is a strong instructor.


Gallick is a three-time All-America and Big 12 Conference winner at 141 pounds (2005-07) winning in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.  Prior to winning the NCAA title as a senior in 2006, Gallick also picked up All-America honors finishing in second-place in 2005 and fifth-place in 2004.  He compiled 109 career victories.


Like Bono, Gallick continues to compete, finishing third at the 2008 Olympic Team Trials at 60 kg.  In April 2007, he won the U.S. Freestyle National Championship at 60 and was runner-up at the 2007 World Team Trials.  Gallick moved up to 66 kg and claimed second-place at the Hargobind Invitational in 2008.


A native of Tucson, Ariz., Gallick was a High School All-America at Sunnyside High School, where he won state titles at 119 and 125 pounds.  He also claimed Freestyle and Greco-Roman National Championships.


He is single and resides in Chattanooga.  His brother Nick is a junior at Iowa State and is nationally-ranked at 141.

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