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April 14, 2020
NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer and Trackwrestling founder Justin Tritz go On The MatMike Moyer, the Executive Director of the National Wrestling Coaches Association, will kick off Episode 606 of On The Mat with Kyle and Andy. The second guest is Trackwrestling founder Justin Tritz, who recently announced he was leaving the main part of the company to focus on some new technology avenues tied to wrestling. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:25 - Ice Cream Cone Hamilton0:55 - Previewing the show with guest Justin Tritz & Mike Moyer1:05 - Dynasty Duals breakdowns6:30 - How the history shakes out and what would have happened with social media8:14 - Andy finds a few things interesting11:10 - Hawkeye Wrestling Club news21:20 - Mike Moyer Interview1:03:00 - Justin Tritz Interview
March 29, 2020
Ohio State head coach Tom Ryan and McKendree women’s head coach Sam Schmitz go On The MatOhio State head wrestling coach Tom Ryan and McKendree women’s head wrestling coach Sam Schmitz will double up on the 605th installment of On The Mat. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:30 - The Splendid Splinter Andy Hamilton.1:00 - Resurrecting a women’s wrestling discussion.4:26 - Scott Beck, on the wrestling bucket list of listeners. 11:00 - Successful coaches are successful leaders11:30 - Sam Schmitz Interview35:14 - Tom Ryan Interview1:15:00 - Closing show comments
March 20, 2020
Grand View head coach goes On The MatGrand View tied a college wrestling record by winning its ninth consecutive national championship in Wichita, Kansas a couple of weeks ago. This week, head coach Nick Mitchell goes On The Mat as he talks about the Vikings’ championship and tying Iowa as the only other college wrestling program with nine straight national championships. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:30 - The Juxtaposition of Astute Bull1:45 - Talking about the Cliff Keen National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships5:30 - Things have changed in the two weeks since the CKNWCWWC.8:30 - The Pan Am Olympic Qualifier still took place14:00 - The public criticism of Zain Retherford17:15 - The names of the Pan Am’s and how they’re confusing18:00 - Burroughs and Gomez20:00 - NAIA wrestling is so much fun23:00 - Nick Mitchell Interview
March 5, 2020
World Champion David Taylor goes On The Mat
After a year away from the mat due to an injury sustained in 2019, two-time NCAA champion and 2018 World Champion David Taylor is ready for competition. The Penn State alum talks about the Pan Am Olympic qualifier and more this week. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments1:20 - Introduction to The Cougar
2:55 - State Tournament Recaps from this past weekend
15:22 - Lots of college flavor coming up! Tight regional battles, too!
18:46 - Tod Surmon’s parents are still engaged to Stanford wrestling19:50 - David Taylor Interview
7in7 NCAA Kickoff Party
We’d like to let our listeners know about an NCAA Kickoff Party called “7 in 7” that will be co-hosted by Trackwrestling and JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps on Wednesday, March 18 at The Barn at Cowboy Jack's in Downtown Minneapolis. Emceed by Big Ten Network commentator Shane Sparks, the event will feature 7-minute interviews with 7 high-profile guests from the wrestling community. Dan Gable, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, Sally Roberts and more are on the docket. Tickets are $15, and proceeds from the event will be donated to TakeDown Cancer. A limited number of tickets are available, so visit 7in7party.com soon to reserve your spot.
February 28, 2020
Army West Point head coach Kevin Ward returns to On The Mat
Army West Point won its fourth straight dual over rival Navy to close out the season. A giant part of the Black Knights success has been head coach Kevin Ward. Army West Point ends the season ranked 17th, its highest since 1994. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments1:20 - Andy’s a birthday boy and he wants a pony.
1:50 - Andy is the only person from Williams, Iowa to go to Kazakhstan
2:30 - Reflecting on two-sport athletes
7:45 - Dissing the size of other state tournaments & general dissery
15:25 - Kyle is fired up about the sport
27:15 - Good stories about guys who hustle
31:20 - QuantWrestling with Zac Brunson
41:00 - Kevin Ward Interview7in7 NCAA Kickoff Party
We’d like to let our listeners know about an NCAA Kickoff Party called “7 in 7” that will be co-hosted by Trackwrestling and JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps on Wednesday, March 18 at The Barn at Cowboy Jack's in Downtown Minneapolis. Emceed by Big Ten Network commentator Shane Sparks, the event will feature 7-minute interviews with 7 high-profile guests from the wrestling community. Dan Gable, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, Sally Roberts and more are on the docket. Tickets are $15, and proceeds from the event will be donated to TakeDown Cancer. A limited number of tickets are available, so visit 7in7party.com soon to reserve your spot.
February 21, 2020
NCAA Managing Director of Championships Anthony Holman and Spartan Race’s Joe De Sena Go On The MatAnthony Holman, the NCAA’s Managing Director of Championships and Joe De Sena, the man behind the Spartan Race will go On The Mat this week. Holman will touch on topics related to the upcoming 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships at U.S. Bank Stadium, while De Sena is tied to wrestling in a couple of different areas and will be a guest at the Trackwrestling/JROB kickoff party on Wednesday night prior to the championships. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments1:40 - Klingman goes with a Police Squad reference. 2:45 - Andy is pissed about the Astros cheating scandal.3:30 - Is Stephen Neal the greatest two-sport athlete? 7:20 - Wrestling has amnesia - Loras beats Wartburg11:00 - Being a prisoner of the moment (Kyle uses the term “throw shade”)14:45 - Iowa never lets themselves get out of contention17:40 - Previewing today’s guests18:00 - Busy week on Trackwrestling21:00 - Kyle Snyder and J’den Cox23:40 - Joe De Sena Interview45:00 - 7in7 Preview and De Sena recap46:30 - Previewing the Holman interview51:10 - Anthony Holman Interview1:16:50 - Show Wrap7in7 NCAA Kickoff PartyWe’d like to let our listeners know about an NCAA Kickoff Party called “7 in 7” that will be co-hosted by Trackwrestling and JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps on Wednesday, March 18 at The Barn at Cowboy Jack's in Downtown Minneapolis. Emceed by Big Ten Network commentator Shane Sparks, the event will feature 7-minute interviews with 7 high-profile guests from the wrestling community. Dan Gable is the first booked guest, and more will be announced soon. Tickets are $15, and proceeds from the event will be donated to TakeDown Cancer. A limited number of tickets are available, so visit 7in7party.com soon to reserve your spot.SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content — scratch that — if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.Looking to start a podcast of your own? Get a free month with Libsyn by using the promo code MTO when you sign up. You'll get the remainder of the month from when you sign up as well as the next month free. It'll be enough time to kick the tires and lights some fires.
February 13, 2020
Sacred Heart head wrestling coach John Clark goes On The MatJohn Clark, an All-American at Ohio State and the current head wrestling coach at the nation’s only Division I Catholic school with wrestling, Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, joins the show. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:25 - Andy, the Sacred Heart, of wrestling1:10 - Sacred Heart has not been good the previous 10 years. 5:00 - Kyle wants to make a visual comparison and yes …7:00 - … Karate Kid 3 is a horrible movie. 8:00 - Battle of the Burgs recap12:15 - J’den Cox going up to 97kg16:15 - Helen Maroulis is back19:00 - The split in women’s wrestling divisions23:50 - John Clark Interview7in7 NCAA Kickoff PartyWe’d like to let our listeners know about an NCAA Kickoff Party called “7 in 7” that will be co-hosted by Trackwrestling and JROB Intensive Wrestling Camps on Wednesday, March 18 at The Barn at Cowboy Jack's in Downtown Minneapolis. Emceed by Big Ten Network commentator Shane Sparks, the event will feature 7-minute interviews with 7 high-profile guests from the wrestling community. Dan Gable is the first booked guest, and more will be announced soon. Tickets are $15, and proceeds from the event will be donated to TakeDown Cancer. A limited number of tickets are available, so visit 7in7party.com soon to reserve your spot.
February 10, 2020
Rider head coach John Hangey goes On The MatWrestling in New Jersey at the college level has picked up with the rapid rise of Princeton and Rutgers, but prior to those programs getting the love, Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey was putting All-Americans on the podium at the NCAA championships. After decades of Gary Taylor leading the way, John Hangey is piloting his alma mater. Already with a win over Minnesota this season, Rider is making sure the rest of the wrestling world knows they're not going anywhere. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat.Show Segments0:30 - Andy Hamilton, The Rug Doctor1:00 - Penn State-Iowa made some history according to Kyle11:43 - Kyle is concerned when it comes to paths to championships24:00 - Previewing John Hangey of Rider25:00 - Respones from Andy's story on girls wrestling30:00 - Battle of the Burgs34:00 - Quant Wrestling numbers with Zac Brunson42:30 - Recapping the Quant conversation46:00 - John Hangey Interview 1:13:20 - Show wrap-up
January 31, 2020
Northern Iowa head coach Doug Schwab goes On The MatNorthern Iowa head wrestling coach Doug Schwab goes On The Mat this week. Schwab, an Iowa native, was a three-time All-American at the University of Iowa and won the 141-pound individual title as a sophomore in 1999. He's currently in his 10th season at the helm in Cedar Falls. Doug was a 2007 men's freestyle U.S. World Team member and a 2008 Olympian. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat. Show Segments0:30 - Andy Hamilton Wrestles Like A Girl0:50 - Andy's personal experience at the Iowa girls wrestling state tournament8:15 - How women's wrestling has advanced21:30 - Wrestling is strong in Iowa, but not with Iowa's girls high school union22:30 - Iowa vs. Penn State33:11 - Doug Schwab Interview1:10:00 - Andy gets the last wordSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
January 24, 2020
Dan Gable goes On The MatDan Gable returns to On The Mat. He's won a lot of stuff. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat. Show Segments0:34 - Daily Warrior Andy Hamilton. Kyle loves Smoothie King.1:30 - Did you know Dan Gable is a goofball?4:45 - Mailbag time8:00 - Still coming down from National Duals11:00 - How would non-D1 teams do against D1 teams?15:00 - Kyle still wants to wrestle Jason Bryant. (No one's actually asking for this)16:15 - Mailbag Kyle from Kyle19:30 - Guests for this year - who do you want to hear?20:00 - Scott Beck again chimes in with knowledge22:50 - Dan Gable Interview1:13:00 - Show wrap upSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
January 17, 2020
NWCA Executive Director Mike MoyerOn The Mat returns for the year 2020 as today's guest is the Executive Director of the National Wrestling Coaches Association Mike Moyer. Coming off the NWCA Multi-Division National Dual Meet Championships, Moyer will talk about the growth of the event, the organization as well as relevant topics in the growth of wrestling. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk wrestling from around the globe each week via Trackwrestling's flagship podcast, On The Mat. Show Segments0:34 - The Blue Horse Andy Hamilton2:25 - Kyle is still buzzing about the National Duals and a shout to John Broughton7:30 - Moving to why the dual meet championship needs to happen10:00 - How about Grand View's dominance12:00 - Women's Duals14:40 - Can we get Division I back on board with a national dual championship?17:12 - Thoughts on Louisville and the NCAA tournament.20:35 - Omi is our Homie25:30 - Trackwrestling rankings23:36 - Mike Moyer InterviewSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
January 7, 2020
2019 Year in Review: Workhorses and Show PoniesIt's a clip show! Check out the best (and maybe worst) comments and quotes of the year with the 2019 Year in Review from On The Mat.Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
December 18, 2019
Northern Colorado head coach Troy Nickerson joins On The MatTroy Nickerson, a four-time All-American and 2009 NCAA champion at Cornell, currently leads the Bears of the University of Northern Colorado. He'll come On The Mat this week, his first appearance on the show since June 2014. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:30 - Andy is glue, Kyle is beastmode1:30 - Andy didn't know the rule on how to order at Pat's, so he's going to Geno's instead2:45 - The Beast of the East4:10 - Troy Nickerson, today's guest, wrestled Coleman Scott in the finals at The Beast one year4:55 - Kyle to Kyle Mailbag Option: How to say names correctly6:50 - Scott Beck always has something up his sleeve with the Duals13:00 - Freestyle stuff coming, starting at 57kg16:35 - Troy Nickerson Interview1:05:45 - Show wrap-upSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
December 11, 2019
Olympian Andy Hrovat joins On The MatAndy Hrovat, a multiple-time All-American at Michigan and U.S. World Team and Olympic Team member, joins On The Mat this week to lend his insight to the Russian wrestling system and the potential impact the recent WADA recommendation might have on Russia moving forward. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.[powerpress]Show Segments0:30 - Is tangled bowl of spaghetti a compliment?1:00 - Right into the rankings chatter at 1843:00 - Aaron Brooks is now at the weight class5:00 - When Iowa opted out of the National Duals8:45 - Implications that hamper a Division I National Duals format14:40 - Where would it fit on the calendar? That's the problem17:43 - Brandon Sorensen battle with leukemia21:00 - Russia things, previewing the Andy Hrovat interview22:15 - Did you know what The Pirate actually does?24:20 - QuantWrestling's Zac Brunson with more analytics35:00 - Andy Hrovat InterviewSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOWIf you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
December 3, 2019
Presbyterian head coach Mark Cody joins On The MatMark Cody, the Director of Wrestling and the head men's wrestling coach at the new program at Presbyterian College comes on the show to talk about his new position and post in South Carolina. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:25 - The Natural was Roy Hobbs0:35 - Kyle insists its a two-team race2:00 - Andy calls shenanigans on Kyle's memory3:15 - Kyle is undefeated against Mike Finn, too5:30 - Where does Andy see Iowa stacking up?10:00 - Something about Carver13:00 - Kyle's mailbag from Kyle about Richard Immel and Kyle figures out 2016 technology15:00 - Choosy writers choose gif15:45 - Scott Beck mailbag questions16:45 - Dorks18:15 - Kyle calls it pop. He's wrong. He and Andy discuss the nuances of the SODAS19:45 - More on duals doing what exactly? What do they mean?25:00 - Zac Brunson talking analytics with QuantWrestling33:00 - Moneyball references34:30 - Mark Cody interviewSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
November 26, 2019
Arizona State assistant coach Chris Pendleton joins On The MatArizona State assistant coach and two-time NCAA champion Chris Pendelton joins On The Mat to talk about his competitive career, his coaching career and the things going on in Tempe. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:25 - Andy Hamilton doesn't think eskimos would like Hawaii2:00 - Mailbag item from Junior High coach2:53 - Comments on Terry Steiner's opinion of moving to freestyle5:00 - Duals and tournament rankings, etc.6:50 - Virginia Tech fans lost their minds last week14:00 - Influence of Olympic redshirts on duals17:50 - Andy's jaw-dropping moments with Penn State's numbers22:30 - Kyle's mailbag to himself was actually a pretty weak flub24:10 - Reflecting on Arizona State, which dropped its program in 200826:10 - Get the NCAA's to Phoenix26:40 - Chris Pendelton InterviewSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.
November 19, 2019
Wisconsin head coach Chris Bono goes On The MatNow in his second year at the helm at the University of Wisconsin, head wrestling coach Chris Bono has the Badgers sitting near the top of the rankings and has a renewed energy building in Madison. Doug Waggoner of Quant Wrestling will also join the show to talk analytics. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.[powerpress]Show Segments0:30 - Andy has a 50 percent chance of buying a heifer for Thanksgiving2:00 - More discussion about analytics in wrestling4:15 - Some show preview stuff4:30 - Remembering the late Joe Seay5:20 - Kyle answers is own mailbag6:15 - Doug Schwab talking about kids weight cutting and the discussion around it17:20 - Doug Waggoner of Quant Wrestling on breaking down wrestling analytics34:15 - Recapping the analytics discussion40:00 - Chris Bono Interview1:16:32 - Show recapSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOWIf you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
November 11, 2019
USA Wrestling's Gary Abbott goes On The MatFor over 30 years, Gary Abbott has worked at USA Wrestling in Communications. As the Director of Communications and Special Projects, Abbott has overseen media relations for the company since it was based in Oklahoma. In 2020, Abbott will be honored by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and will receive the Order of Merit.Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:30 - Crash Davis Hamilton0:45 - Previewing the show with Gary Abbott1:15 - Think about all the people Gary's worked with2:00 - Gary Abbott will not tap out2:30 - Back with the show after traveling3:00 - Kyle throws JB under the bus6:00 - Waiting for athletes with drug testing7:00 - Andy doesn't sleep with his legendary status9:00 - Kyle's Mailbag Question from Kyle Klingman10:15 - Andy has a question11:45 - JB vs. Kyle from Paul Reedy13:55 - Departures in the world of wrestling18:15 - Iowa Media Day was unique20:00 - Bobby Douglas Celebration recap21:30 - Doug Schwab takes on youth wrestling26:00 - Understanding the pressure of the name29:15 - The workload with Kyle's photography30:00 - Gary Abbott Interview1:24:00 - Show recapSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
October 26, 2019
U23 World Team coaches Mike Zadick and Nicole Tyson go On The MatThe U23 World Championships are coming up in Budapest, Hungary and U.S. U23 World Team Coaches Mike Zadick and Nicole Tyson join the show to talk about it. Zadick was a three-time All-American at the University of Iowa and a 2006 world silver medalist, while Oklahoma City head women's coach Nicole (Woody) Tyson was a 2006 Junior world champion and two-time WCWA national champion. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:40 - Andy really doesn't care about any other professional sports franchise3:00 - Kyle filled up the mailbag, with questions from himself4:20 - Andy made Kyle walk 10 miles home7:15 - Scott Beck makes another appearance8:50 - U23 thoughts and history12:00 - Previewing today's interviews with Mike Zadick and Nicole Tyson12:20 - Andy says there's no shortage of Mike Zadick stories14:00 - Rankings are out from Trackwrestling. College wrestling thoughts and redshirt chatter23:00 - Final U23 thoughts from Andy24:25 - Nicole Tyson Interview42:20 - Mike Zadick Interview1:39:45 - Show wrap Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
October 18, 2019
Michigan alum Alec Pantaleo and Missouri's Jaydin Eierman go On The MatThree-time Alec Pantaleo of Michigan and two-time Jaydin Eierman of Missouri join the show this week to talk about their careers and their opportunity to represent Team USA at the U23 World Championships later this year in Budapest, Hungary. Eierman is taking an Olympic redshirt in 2019-20. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:30 - Andy jumps the shark2:00 - Randy Lewis definitely did NOT jump the shark3:30 - Kyle Snyder buried the lede10:00 - Big move comparisons13:00 - Penn State is NOT the Mets15:30 - What borders on excuse and what borders on insight?22:55 - Alec Pantaleo Interview51:00 - Interview recap with Pantaleo52:20 - Jaydin Eierman Interview1:11:50 - Interview recap with Eierman, Andy's thoughts on watching him in the pastSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
October 12, 2019
Maryland head coach Alex ClemsenFirst-year Maryland head coach Alex Clemsen joins the program. Clemsen, a longtime assistant at numerous programs after an All-American career at Edinboro, is a head coach for the first time. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:32 - ASAP Rocky? 1:30 - Andy really has the state of Iowa covered3:20 - How we doin? Leave us a rating and a review4:00 - Playoff baseball comparisons to wrestling12:30 - Commentary on when you could watch Jordan Burroughs compete in person this year14:25 - Holding out in dual meets can lead to disconnect with the fanbase16:44 - Man, it's hard to believe people have lives!18:00 - Previewing Alex Clemsen Interview19:30 - Andy was 50/50 on going to Yankee Stadium, which is a total cop out21:00 - ENOUGH with the Yankees already. 22:40 - Wrestling is the hardest sport to watch when you're invested in the athlete25:00 - 01:12:00 - Post show wrap-upSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
October 6, 2019
Michigan All-American and San Marino representative Myles AmineWhile a native of Michigan, three-time NCAA Division I All-American Myles Amine has been turning heads on the wrestling mat internationally. Representing the small European microstate of San Marino, Amine qualified the nation for the 2020 Olympic Games in wrestling by finishing fifth at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.Find out what went into Amine's mission to represent San Marino, the dynamic of the Michigan room and the Cliff Keen Wrestling Club and the Amines proud wrestling legacy that dates back to the Olympic Games in the 1960s.Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show SegmentsShow Segments0:35 - What is a pea coat anyway?1:35 - Kyle still hasn't gotten over the Barfing Gary thing2:40 - Horse smoothies make you strong, focused and energized, too!4:50 - Thoughts on the styles and schedule for the World Championships6:50 - Qualification procedures11:00 - So who's going where as a result?16:34 - Kyle is looking to represent Venezuela at 57kg18:45 - Kyle wants the smoke with JB (not that JB)20:00 - Kyle Snyder takeaways23:00 - Unrealistic expectations. Have some discretion24:30 - Recovering from Kazakhstan29:00 - Myles Amine Interview1:08:15 - Amine Interview follow-upSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Podcasts | RSSSUPPORT THE SHOWIf you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-matSpotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berAiHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTM2MTAyMi9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVkRSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
September 30, 2019
On The Mat - J’den CoxTwo-time men's freestyle world champion J'den CoxJ'den Cox, a three-time NCAA champion, four-time All-American and two-time men's freestyle world champion talks with Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton about his performance at the World Championships and more. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.Show Segments0:24 - Hand sanitizer comes in handy0:56 - Barfing Gary works the entire day3:20 - Talking men's freestyle first11:20 - It's been a strange year - and Burroughs’ resolve16:00 - Everyone should go to the Olympic Trials next year18:30 - Women with three world champions for the first time ever23:00 - Maybe Tamyra Mensah-Stock should co-host the show?23:15 - Greco-Roman discussion32:00 - Overall Worlds thoughts33:00 - Thoughts on Nur-Sultan, the city37:00 - J’den Cox Interview1:18:30 - Interview RecapSubscribe to On The Mat and listen anytimeApple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-matSpotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berAiHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTM2MTAyMi9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVkRSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feedSUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
September 7, 2019
U.S. Men's Freestyle National Team Coach Bill Zadick Bill Zadick, an NCAA champion from Iowa, a 2006 men's freestyle world champion and world championship coach for the U.S. men's freestyle team goes ON THE MAT. We're getting ready for Nur-Sultan and the 2019 World Championships Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:30 - Billy Hoyle of Wrestling Andrew Hamilton 2:00 - Kyle falsely thinks Kirstie Alley Cheers is better than Shelly Long Cheers 3:30 - Hey you, watch the World Championships 5:00 - Zain's on the team 7:50 - What's upcoming with the Worlds 10:30 - Adeline Gray and Jordan Burroughs' paths 14:00 - Talking Helen Maroulis - Writing Time Feature on Maroulis 19:33 - Bill Zadick preview 20:00 - Pat Smith J Rob impression was amazing, Kyle's right about that 22:50 - Bill Zadick Interview 1:11:40 - Wrapping up the show Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTM2MTAyMi9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
August 30, 2019
A Trip to Colorado Springs with Kyle and Andy Recapping a big trip to U.S. World Team training camp in Colorado Springs at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Center. Joining Kyle and Andy on the show from training camp are Adeline Gray, Pat Smith, Kyle Dake, Yianni Diakomihalis and Jordan Burroughs. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:30 - The Screaming Eagle Andy Hamilton and Kyle return 1:10 - Cadet Worlds storytime 7:11 - Andy's recap from the Junior Worlds 17:00 - World Team Camp interviews preview 18:30 - Joe Rau leads the charge 24:00 - World Team Camp highlights 26:00 - Yianni Diakomihalis Interview 36:11 - Thoughts on Yianni's thoughts and the chatter around Zain 38:55 - Talking Dake-Dieringer 40:00 - Kyle Dake Interview 48:13 - Quick Rob Koll story about getting beaten down by Kyle Dake 49:30 - Talking Jordan Burroughs 52:00 - Jordan Burroughs Interview 1:03:00 - JB thoughts 1:07:00 - Adeline Gray Interview 1:12:00 - Adeline Gray thoughts 1:15:00 - Mark Manning vs. Sarah Hildebrandt 1:18:00 - Pat Smith on not being Pat Smith 1:22:00 - Talking Greco Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTM2MTAyMi9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
August 9, 2019
On The Mat visits with Olympic champion Randy Lewis and Northwestern coach Matt Storniolo Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton return after a week off with On The Mat where a big point of discussion is Andy's trip to the NWCA Convention and talking about the topics discussed there. Olympic champion Randy Lewis and Northwestern head coach Matt Storniolo are also joining the show breaking down some of their thoughts on the developmental stages of wrestling as well as topics in college wrestling. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:33 - The Ramblin' Man, Andy Hamilton 0:45 - Andy recapping the NWCA Convention and specifically the RTC debate. 6:50 - Kyle's surprised by Tom Ryan's perspective 9:13 - What's the next step? 11:45 - You actually have to write down that you can't pay college athletes 17:30 - Other topics that came out of the NWCA Convention - Cornell news. 18:50 - U.S. Bank configuration for 2020 NCAA Division I Championships. 25:00 - Kyle hopes we get some new locations as a result, too 26:35 - Previewing today's guests - Randy Lewis and Matt Storniolo 27:00 - Prepping for the Junior World Championships in Estonia 28:00 - How did Kyle enjoy Bulgaria for the Cadet Worlds? 33:00 - Frank Popolizio shoutout 37:00 - Leading the Randy Lewis interview with his worst credentials 59:38 - Wrapping up Randy Lewis 1:01:36 - Matt Storniolo Interview 1:24:30 - Wrapping up the show Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTM2MTAyMi9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
July 27, 2019
On The Mat previews the Cadet World Championships with Gary Mayabb, Kevin Jackson and Jessica Medina The preparation is over and the tournament begins soon as this episode of On The Mat talks with the developmental coaches in all three styles - Jessica Medina, Kevin Jackson and Gary Mayabb heading into the Cadet World Championships in Bulgaria. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:30 - Andy hates Pizza Hut 1:30 - Andy hates paper, too 3:00 - Going retro with cordless phones and phone books 5:00 - Daton Fix things and Cadet World Championships development 8:15 - Kyle's fired up to go to Bulgaria 9:20 - Kyle can be epic on a scale better than Mike Zadick 10:00 - What's Andy looking forward to with the Junior Worlds in Estonia 14:00 - Mailbag question 19:30 - Give us a rating and review 20:00 - Gary Mayabb interview 50:33 - Jessica Medina interview 1:15:25 - Kevin Jackson Interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
July 19, 2019
USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender Goes On The Mat USA Wrestling set an entry record at the 2019 Junior & U16 National Championships this week. Coming on the show to talk about Fargo and all things associated with the upcoming World Championships is Rich Bender, the longtime executive director at USA Wrestling. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:25 - Andy "The Russian Lion" Hamilton. 1:00 - Getting jacked for the Cadet Worlds (or the Green Tea smoothies) 3:25 - Explaining the original Russian Lion reference 4:40 - Daton Fix mentality and mindset from last show 11:15 - Shoutout to John Broughton, NWMA award winner 12:20 - Experience and grades as part of life experiences 15:00 - Yasar Dogu ranking tournament thoughts and some weird things about the Olympics 25:00 - Kyle Klingman's been a workhorse with the Countdown to Nur-Sultan 28:40 - Rich Bender Interview 1:15:40 - Skip this question, go to the next part 1:19:30 - Show Thoughts SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuc3ByZWFrZXIuY29tL3Nob3cvMTM2MTAyMi9lcGlzb2Rlcy9mZWVk RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
July 13, 2019
World Team member Daton Fix goes On The Mat U.S. World Team member and 2019 NCAA Division I runner-up Daton Fix of Oklahoma State is this week's guest ON THE MAT by Trackwrestling. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
July 8, 2019
On The Mat with U.S. men's freestyle World Teamer Tyler Graff Tyler Graff joins the show to talk about his first World Team berth at age 30, while Andy Hamilton is on location at training camp in Colorado Springs. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:36 - Andy is in Colorado Springs, and he's a sponge. 1:50 - Andy gets wrung out 3:20 - Brandon Bradley from Nebraska Wesleyan gets this week's shout out 6:45 - Great things about being at training camp 14:00 - More analytics discussion 21:00 - Andy's final thoughts on training camp 26:60 - Tyler Graff Interview 1:03:00 - Recapping the arsenal of Andy's jackets post-interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
June 29, 2019
On The Mat with U.S. Women's National Team Coach Terry Steiner Terry Steiner, longtime U.S. Women's National Team Coach, joins On The Mat. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:39 - Andy's Hungarian jacket distracts Kyle right off the bat 2:10 - Mailbag is empty, but what was the nickname? 3:30 - Show shout outs, a new segment 6:45 - Clydesdale eh? 6:55 - Junior Duals recap 13:13 - Analytics, PDI and more discussion on stats 18:00 - Boomer joins the show, which reminds Kyle of that time on Wrestling 411 18:02 - Continuing on with the analytics talk 29:15 - Slip throw - Kyle's not a fan 32:10 - Thoughts on the Dylan Palacio videos 33:35 - Terry Steiner Interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
June 23, 2019
On The Mat from the Junior Duals Several interviews are collected from a trip to the USA Wrestling Junior National Duals in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 1:00 - This the closest On The Mat has been to being on the mat 2:00 - Illinois wins the women's junior duals 2:50 - Mailbag questions 5:20 - Final X recaps with each location 14:00 - Chicken smoothies are Kyle's weakness 15:20 - Nick Simmons Interview 24:38 - Brent Mikesell Interview 35:24 - Tony Ersland Interview 49:44 - Ryan Morningstar Interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
June 13, 2019
UWW's Tim Foley goes On The Mat Tim Foley, an All-American at the University of Virginia, a columnist for InterMat and the current Senior Manager of Media Operations for United World Wrestling joins the show to talk about international wrestling. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:34 - The Stallion of all Stallions 0:45 - Are you strong, focused and energized? 1:30 - Editor's Note: Yes, it was the worst segue ever 2:15 - What happens when Iowa natives go to New Jersey (they're whining) 4:15 - Starting with the idea of college going freestyle? Kyle doesn't think so 9:05 - Tangent: Emerging sports status for women's wrestling is freestyle 10:25 - Andy's thoughts on Final X: Rutgers 23:30 - What's up this week on Trackwrestling 26:00 - Tim Foley Interview 1:14:25 - Post-Interview thoughts Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
June 10, 2019
World Team members Richie Figueroa and Aaron Brooks go On The Mat A pair of World Team members in freestyle will go ON THE MAT this week as they prepare for the UWW Cadet and Junior World Championships later this summer. Cadet Richie Figueroa and Junior Aaron Brooks are on the show. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:38 - Jewel Junction - the worst segue in the history of the show 1:44 - Cadet & Junior World Team featured today 4:00 - Watching Aaron Brooks in 2017 5:34 - Andy recaps the age-group World Team Trials and some of the individual stories 8:55 - Mailbag from Scott Beck 10:40 - Wrestling isn't all in the past. Kyle loves this stuff 13:30 - Where does Kyle come up with this weird historical stuff 15:50 - Watching the kids because of technology now 17:20 - Great competitions coming up 17:40 - More topics from Andy's perspective 22:10 - Andy was such a bonehead at 22-23 23:30 - Richie Figueroa Interview 33:59 - Recapping Richie's comments and looking at Cadet Worlds 36:00 - Retaining wrestlers vs. MMA 37:00 - Aaron Brooks Interview 1:00:00 - Post show thoughts Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
May 30, 2019
NCAA champion and two-time U.S. world teamer Tony Ramos goes On The Mat Three-time NCAA All-American, two-time U.S. world team member and current North Carolina assistant coach Tony Ramos joins the show this week. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:32 - The Show Pony - Leading off with the Gilman quote 2:25 - What are Gilman's Top 10 quotes? 4:00 - David Taylor's out of Final X 5:30 - Pat Downey is now our world teamer 7:45 - Could the timing of the announcement impact weight class moves? 12:15 - Seth Gross to Wisconsin 14:30 - Where is Kyle Dake? How about Dieringer! 16:00 - Talking 61kg and Tony Ramos 18:45 - Looking at the Junior World Team 22:00 - Tony Ramos Interview 1:14:00 - Post-interview chatter SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link.. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
May 25, 2019
Two-time Olympian, World silver medalist and former Maryland head coach Kerry McCoy goes On The Mat Kerry McCoy, a dominant three-time All-American and two-time NCAA champion joins On The Mat this week. McCoy recently stepped down as the head coach at the University of Maryland. A New York native, McCoy was an Olympian in 2000 and 2004 as well as a 2003 World silver medalist. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:32 - The Navigator, Andy Hamilton 0:40 - Recapping the trip Andy and Kyle took to North Carolina 5:00 - Why the NCAA Championships come to tobacco road 11:30 - We went to Ohio State, too 13:00 - You get pumped talking to Duke's Glen Lanham 16:00 - A stop in the Hoosier State 19:00 - We were actually in Kasper's Korner 19:30 - Kerry McCoy Preview 20:00 - World Team Trials Challenge Tournament things 32:20 - Kerry McCoy Interview 1:29:20 - Post-interview thoughts Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW If you'd like to SUPPORT THE SHOW and all the on-demand audio offerings, free newsletters and historical research AND you want to get some of that cool Compound gear, you can support this program by making a small monthly contribution to the network by following this link..
May 17, 2019
NCAA champion and NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee Chair Matt Valenti goes On The Mat Matt Valenti, a two-time NCAA champion and the current Associate AD of Student Development at Penn joins On The Mat this week. In addition to his duties in athletic administration, Valenti is also the chair of the NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 1:00 - Previewing the show with Matt Valenti. 1:40 - Are we gurus? 5:00 - The power of Andy's historical knowledge, via Pat Downey? 6:20 - Video Review 12:00 - World Team Trials chatter 18:30 - Who's going up, who's going down for the Olympic year? 19:45 - Women and Greco chatter 24:30 - Matt Valenti Interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
May 12, 2019
U.S. Open champion and four-time All-American Cody Brewer goes On The MatNew Virginia Tech assistant coach, four-time NCAA wrestling All-American, 2015 NCAA champion, and recent U.S. Open champion Cody Brewer is next up On The Mat. Jay Snow, the coach of Mississippi's lone high school team, Ocean Springs, also joins the program. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guests and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.  Show Segments 0:30 - Andrew "Excalibur" Hamilton. 0:45 - Tracking down Jay Snow, the coach of the only H.S. wrestling program in Mississippi. 4:45 - Previewing the show's guests, Jay Snow and Cody Brewer. 6:00 - Chatting Beat The Streets 15:00 - Top 5/Top 20 guys all-time out of the current crop of world champions 18:55 - Jay Snow Interview & Ocean Springs H.S. wrestling 42:00 - Kyle thinks Andy can last longer than 10 seconds against J'den Cox 43:00 - He did not qualify - comparing baseball to wrestling? Or croquet? 47:20 - Cody Brewer Interview 1:14:00 - Inspiring guests Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
May 5, 2019
Two-time NCAA champion Yianni Diakomihalis goes On The Mat Fresh off a second NCAA Division I Championship and a U.S. Open championship, Cornell sophomore Yianni Diakomihalis joins On The Mat. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:40 - Kyle doesn't like when we miss a week 1:00 - Here's why Yianni D is on the show 3:00 - The youth movement and the mental path 10:00 - The medal drought at 65/66kg in men's freestyle. 12:00 - The U.S. Open mixing the weight class order 15:00 - "The Beck" situation 18:00 - Greco side of things 22:00 - The process on the women's side 26:50 - Yianni Diakomihalis Interview 1:00:00 - Recap and closing the show (yes, there's more after the interview) Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
April 19, 2019
Duke head coach Glen Lanham goes On The Mat With no scholarships, Duke head coach Glen Lanham has one of the must unique positions in college coaching. Recently, the Blue Devil wrestling program has seen All-Americans Conner Hartmann, Jacob Kasper and Mitch Finesilver come through the program. Get some backstory on Lanham, as well as a Kasper's Korner segment. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
April 13, 2019
Two-time NCAA champion and Iowa State assistant coach Brent Metcalf Current Iowa State assistant coach Brent Metcalf join On The Mat. Metcalf, a Michigan native, was a three-time All-American and two-time NCAA champion at Iowa. He made four of U.S. World teams in freestyle and just finished his second year on staff in Ames. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:40 - Who are two people who have been in Andy's kitchen. 2:00 - Wrestling Jenga with Penn State and the rest of the contenders 11:00 - Touching on the guest, Brent Metcalf 15:00 - Great rivalries in college wrestling 19:00 - Barometer on how guys do at the next level 23:00 - Stalling 34:00 - Brent Metcalf Interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
April 8, 2019
National champion Anthony Ashnault of Rutgers One of Rutgers' two NCAA Division I champions, Anthony Ashnault, joins On The Mat to talk about his championship at 149 pounds as he and Nick Suriano won the school's first NCAA individual wrestling championships. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling. Show Segments 0:41 - Our own John Mellencamp 1:21 - How about Rutgers? 3:50 - Mekhi Lewis - who was surprised? 6:30 - When was the last time you saw an epic comeback? 11:00 - Scouting and video playing a role today 13:30 - Recapping the D1 tournament 19:00 - Some Gable Museum Renovation video stuff 20:45 - Drew Foster plug 24:00 - Spencer Lee things 26:00 - Yianni stuff 27:00 - And then there's Cassar 27:40 - Who's on Andy's radar for next season? 30:00 - Scoring heavies 35:00 - Anthony Ashnault Interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 17, 2019
National champion and Clovis H.S. assistant coach Adam Tirapelle Past 2001 NCAA champion Adam Tirapelle, an Illinois alum, joins On The Mat with Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton. Tirapelle coaches high school wrestling with his father Steve at California powerhouse Clovis. Show Segments 0:22 - Welcome 1:00 - Andy talks about the past Big Ten championships 3:45 - Going back to 2001 6:20 - Adam Tirapelle, one of the brightest minds in wrestling. 7:20 - Live mailbag items - Scott Honecker and Mike DeRoehn. 11:00 - Livestock shows? 13:00 - The Bull looking strong 14:30 - Checking in on D2 and D3 19:30 - A man and his toilet is a special relationship 21:00 - The 2019 guest list is strong, focused and energized 22:00 - Adam Tirapelle Interview and bracket preview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Get the Guide! Check out the greatest accompaniment to the NCAA Division I Championships, and it's Mat Talk Online's NCAA Division I Championship Preview Guide at WrestlingPreviewGuide.com. This link provides listeners of this show a $5 discount off the retail price. It's everything you'll need to know about every athlete in the NCAA championships coming up in Pittsburgh. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 11, 2019
Olympic bronze medalist Nate Carr goes On The Mat Nate Carr, a 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, goes On The Mat to talk about his career and the people around him and his famous family in wrestling. There's also a new Kasper's Korner segment. Note: This show was recorded prior to the Division I conference weekend. Show Segments 0:40 - Andy Hamilton's voicemail? 2:20 - Lost mailbag - Mike Ritchey at Southern Oregon 6:25 - Statistical discussions coming back - Larry Quisel's record 13:30 - Kasper's Korner 34:00 - Grand View wins eighth title in a row 39:00 - When programs get added 41:00 - Nate Carr Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Get the Guide! Check out the greatest accompaniment to the NCAA Division I Championships, and it's Mat Talk Online's NCAA Division I Championship Preview Guide at WrestlingPreviewGuide.com. This link provides listeners of this show a $5 discount off the retail price. It's everything you'll need to know about every athlete in the NCAA championships coming up in Pittsburgh. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 4, 2019
World & Olympic champion Kevin Jackson goes On The Mat Kevin Jackson, a World and Olympic champion, will go On The Mat with hosts Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman. Jackson is currently USA Wrestling's Developmental freestyle coach in Colorado Springs. He'll talk about a number of subjects, including what weight we'll see J'den Cox during the 2020 Olympic Trials. Show Segments 0:30 - Birthday Boy. 1:33 - MAILBAG: Aaron Sweazy found the only wrestling coach in Mississippi. 2:35 - Iowa vs. Oklahoma State. 5:00 - Previewing Kevin Jackson 7:00 - Andy Hamilton's journey in wrestling: Who are the best interviews? 17:00 - How did we get here with the show? 18:45 - Any regrets? 22:30 - Kevin Jackson Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Get the Guide! Check out the greatest accompaniment to the NCAA Division I Championships, and it's Mat Talk Online's NCAA Division I Championship Preview Guide at WrestlingPreviewGuide.com. This link provides listeners of this show a $5 discount off the retail price. It's everything you'll need to know about every athlete in the NCAA championships coming up in Pittsburgh. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
February 22, 2019
Oklahoma State head wrestling coach John Smith goes On The Mat Oklahoma State head wrestling coach John Smith is next up On The Mat with Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman. Coach Smith and his Cowboys are set to host Iowa in both team's dual-meet finale at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Harvard wrestling alum Scott Beck, father of Hawkeye WC member Michaela Beck, also calls in for a live mailbag. Show Segments 0:42 - He's not ... Stephen Bloom 5:53 - The two greatest legacies in college wrestling. Let's discuss 7:00 - Live mailbag from Scott Beck of New York 13:36 - More scoring internationally with Scott Beck 21:00 - Joe Russell's team point and he wasn't sleeping well 23:00 - 7 Minutes reference with Mike Macchiavello 27:00 - Reflections on the regular season 35:20 - John Smith Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Get the Guide! Check out the greatest accompaniment to the NCAA Division I Championships, and it's Mat Talk Online's NCAA Division I Championship Preview Guide at WrestlingPreviewGuide.com. This link provides listeners of this show a $5 discount off the retail price. It's everything you'll need to know about every athlete in the NCAA championships coming up in Pittsburgh. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
February 16, 2019
Virginia Tech head wrestling coach Tony Robie goes On The Mat Virginia Tech head wrestling coach Tony Robie is next up On The Mat with Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman. Show Segments 0:30 - Welcome to the show with Andy "The Snowblower" Hamilton 2:00 - What's been the highlight dual of the year? 5:00 - The dangerous Bo Nickal and what do you think of as dangerous? 8:20 - Is danger meaning pinning? 8:55 - What is your suggestion to become a fan of international wrestling? 13:10 - Do you know who Sadulaev is? 16:00 - The coaching component is better than it's ever been 18:30 - The new narrative of being entertainment driven. 23:00 - Two guys at a weight - good problem or just problem or luxury? 24:45 - A quick "10 minute" break. 25:30 - Tony Robie interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Get the Guide! Check out the greatest accompaniment to the NCAA Division I Championships, and it's Mat Talk Online's NCAA Division I Championship Preview Guide at WrestlingPreviewGuide.com. This link provides listeners of this show a $5 discount off the retail price. It's everything you'll need to know about every athlete in the NCAA championships coming up in Pittsburgh. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
February 9, 2019
Campbell head wrestling coach Cary Kolat goes On The Mat Campbell head wrestling coach Cary Kolat is next up On The Mat with Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman. We also have a new Kasper's Korner segment on the show. Show Segments 1:50 - The Mailbag, featuring The Swayz 8:15 - Giving and taking away points 13:30 - We do like dual meets 17:55 - Kasper's Korner 26:30 - Recapping the Korner 27:55 - Iowa State's turnaround 31:45 - Nick Corey's piece on Penn State 35:40 - Cary Kolat Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
February 2, 2019
Pittsburgh head wrestling coach Keith Gavin goes On The Mat Second-year Pittsburgh head coach Keith Gavin is the guest on this episode of On The Mat. Gavin was a two-time All-American as an athlete at Pittsburgh and an NCAA champion his senior year. Pittsburgh is the host school for the 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Show Segments 0:40 - Kyle is disappointed in Andy for not revealing the similarities between Henry VIII and Jason Bryant. 4:00 - The Mailbag - College Wrestling vs. Freestyle Wrestling rules 11:00 - Klingman-ruled wrestling universe 12:30 - The rules were really bad for a while 17:00 - PDI discrepancy with Ohio State-Michigan 21:30 - It is a special time in wrestling right now. 24:05 - Incredible how the U.S. brings back mostly the same team and Russia wins it. 26:30 - U.S. Women at the Yaryguin. 27:50 - Keith Gavin Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
January 27, 2019
LA Rams OL Austin Blythe goes On The Mat Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton talk with Duke assistant and two-time All-American Jacob Kasper with a new Kasper's Corner segment. Former Iowa three-time high school state wrestling champion and current LA Rams offensive lineman Austin Blythe. Kasper is in his first season on the coaching staff at his alma mater, while Blythe is a starting OL for the NFC champion Los Angeles Rams. Show Segments 0:35 - Andy "The Owl" Hamilton. 2:30 - The one fall wins a dual conundrum 8:00 - That dual between Cael and Brands where Gable gave "the arm" 10:30 - The priority of the college wrestling rules 12:00 - Find a score to disprove the 1 fall beats 9 decisions. 12:22 - Dream list of rule changes 19:00 - Previewing today's guests 22:00 - Previewing a new segment with Jacob Kasper, Kasper's corner 30:00 - Remembering Dave Schultz 35:00 - Wrestlers in the NFL 39:00 - Austin Blythe Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
January 18, 2019
Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands goes On The Mat Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton talk with Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands on a number of topics, including injuries, the NCAA relaxing hardship waiver requirements. Brands also talks about individuals with the program and the process of recruiting as well. Show Segments 0:45 - A country boy can survive 2:00 - Previewing Tom Brands and the Iowa team outlook 2:30 - Bob Bowlsby Recap and Feedback 3:00 - Where's the disconnect with college and freestyle? Doug Blubaugh stories 5:38 - Scott Beck Feedback & women in the Hawkeye Wrestling Club 10:00 - The most famous Kistler 11:00 - PDI Questions 20:00 - Simplifying wrestling 21:00 - Rewind on that National Duals Iowa-Michigan dual 23:30 - Daton Fix vs. Nick Suriano 31:00 - Do we get spoiled watching Penn State? 33:30 - The most entertaining 3-1 match Kyle remembers 34:00 - Coming around on criteria? 35:00 - Getting emotionally invested in wrestling 38:30 - Kaleb Young's cool throw 39:30 - Tom Brands Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
January 12, 2019
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby goes On The Mat Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton talk with Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
January 5, 2019
Minnesota head wrestling coach Brandon Eggum goes On The Mat Minnesota head wrestling coach and past world silver medalist Brandon Eggum goes On The Mat to talk about the state of the Gopher wrestling program and more. Show Segments 0:38 - It's been like a year since the last show. 2:00 - Mailbag time 7:00 - Tournaments and scoring in our heads too 10:00 - Let's play back Mark Branch's interview from South Beach Duals 14:00 - Recapping it and vetting it. 17:30 - Sad we don't have the National Duals anymore 18:15 - Barry Zito showed up that time at the National Duals. 19:45 - Strongest weight class in NCAA history & a prize pack giveaway 22:00 - Looking at 1999 for a second - Why doesn't Eric Juergens get any love? 25:00 - More bracket trivia 32:00 - Brandon Eggum Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
December 21, 2018
Stanford head wrestling coach Jason Borrelli goes On The Mat Second generation college coach Jason Borrelli goes On The Mat this week to talk about his career coaching at Stanford as well as what it was like wrestling under his dad at Central Michigan, among other topics. Show Segments 0:33 - The Cardinal Andrew Hamilton? 1:20 - If you win the California state tournament, you're a stud 3:00 - Previewing Jason Borrelli on today's show 4:30 - The college teams out West 7:20 - Yianni is back in the Cornell lineup 13:18 - Quiz Kyle. 18:00 - Find a weight better than 2008 149 pounds. 20:00 - Some of the schools that have gone by the wayside 21:55 - Jason Borrelli interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
December 14, 2018
Princeton head wrestling coach Chris Ayres goes On The Mat Princeton head wrestling coach and past Lehigh All-American Chris Ayres joins On The Mat to talk about the program, its rise and the recent victory over his alma mater, Princeton's first over the Mountain Hawks in 50 years. That's On The Mat this week. Show Segments 0:36 - Andrew Hamilton is very baseball. 2:15 - Bill Zadick's Budapest story 4:10 - Princeton's on the rise 6:50 - Shifting to the connection to Rob Koll coming to Northern Iowa 9:00 - Are we focusing more on individuals? 12:00 - I just want to see good wrestling 15:45 - When do we get to the point where dual meets mean something? 18:00 - The topic today: The best wrestlers never to be All-Americans 22:50 - Chris Ayres Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed SUPPORT THE SHOW And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
December 8, 2018
Ohio State NCAA champion and four-time All-American Nathan Tomasello goes On The Mat Nathan Tomasello was an NCAA champion and a four-time All-American at Ohio State. He's heading to compete at The Midlands this year, too. He joins On The Mat to talk about his run in college and what's next for him in his international career. Show Segments 0:50 - Realistic expectations of AWL 6:00 - Where does Tony Ramos stand with Iowa fans? 8:52 - Nathan Tomasello is coming on the program 9:30 - Yes, we will take guest suggestions. 12:00 - Who's moving where for 2020? 14:30 - Injuries and duals - Already thinking about March? 18:20 - Gable Steveson is a stud. 21:00 - Iowa-Iowa State 26:00 - Dual meet championship again? 30:35 - Nathan Tomasello Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
November 30, 2018
NC State national champion Michael Macchiavello goes On The Mat North Carolina native Michael Macchiavello never won an ACC title, but in 2018, he won the NCAA Division I championship at 197 pounds. He joins On The Mat to talk about his run and the AWL. Show Segments 0:05 - Justin Hoch-eye references 2:25 - Royce Alger reference! 4:40 - Previewing Michael Macchiavello on the show. 7:30 - Let's support the AWL 10:00 - Marketable stars 13:00 - What makes college wrestlers stars on campus? 21:00 - Other reasons wrestling is popular in Iowa 23:00 - Iowa-Iowa State chatter 28:45 - The new stuff coming to the Gable Museum with the renovations 34:00 - Michael Macchiavello Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
November 24, 2018
Oregon All-American and MMA champion and broadcaster Chael Sonnen Past University of Oregon All-American and noted Mixed Martial Arts fighter and commentator Chael Sonnen joins On The Mat to give his vast array of opinions on wrestling, fighting and a bunch of things in between. Show Segments 1:15 - Focused and Strong 2:00 - U23 Thoughts 3:20 - The alternates from Team USA 5:50 - Do you have international closure, Andy? 6:20 - AWL - It needs to be a success. 13:20 - Previewing Chael Sonnen. 13:35 - Oklahoma State chatter 18:00 - Talking Gable Steveson 22:00 - Kollin Moore vs. Bo Nickal 26:00 - Hayden Hidlay chatter from U23 Worlds 28:00 - Chael Sonnen Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
November 8, 2018
NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer and NC State assistant Obe Blanc NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer and NC State assistant wrestling coach Obe Blanc go On The Mat this week to talk about the All-Star Classic, Wolfpack wrestling and the recent World Championships. Show Segments 0:30 - Rollie Fingers 2:00 - The AWL Draft 9:00 - Who's on the show today? 10:00 - All-Star Classic thoughts 15:00 - Ask Andy 19:20 - Mike Moyer Interview 1:13:00 - Obe Blanc Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
November 1, 2018
World champion J'den Cox and AWL founder Wayne Boyd USA wrestling's J'den Cox, the 2018 gold medalist at the recent Wrestling World Championships in Budapest, Hungary joins Titan Mercury's Wayne Boyd, founder of the American Wrestling League, go On The Mat this week. Show Segments 0:20 - Back from Budapest 1:00 - Talking J'den Cox's performance 4:00 - Talking David Taylor 7:00 - Talking Kyle Dake 10:25 - Talking Adeline Gray 12:20 - Day 2 of Competition, a huge day. 16:00 - Team standings scenarios 19:00 - Mallory Velte improvement 19:50 - Adam Coon makes finals. All of them. 20:30 - Greco stuff 25:00 - Laundry time 28:00 - J'den Cox Interview 1:03:00 - Wayne Boyd Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
October 13, 2018
World champion and UWW Vice President Stan Dziedzic World champion, Olympic bronze medalist and UWW Vice President Stan Dziedzic goes On The Mat as we prepare for the 2018 Wrestling World Championships in Budapest. Show Segments 0:35 - Why will Andy Hamilton get great sleep in Budapest? 2:30 - High school coach in Kansas will implement the PDI this year. 4:20 - Ask Andy Segment. 6:30 - Throwback to the Paris orange juice from 2017. 9:15 - Answering the question. 13:54 - Helen Maroulis wins the spot 17:45 - Seeding 33. Good thing or bad thing? 22:30 - Final PDI, 285-pounds. 31:50 - Stan Dziedzic Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
October 10, 2018
World teamer Joe Colon joins On The Mat NCAA Division I All-American and NJCAA National Champion Joe Colon joins On The Mat to talk about his late addition to the U.S. men's freestyle World Team. Colon, an Iowa native, started out his career at Iowa Central before earning All-American honors at Northern Iowa. He currently trains in Fresno, California at the Valley RTC. Show Segments 0:35 - Over The Top references! 3:30 - Joe Colon coming to the world championships 8:00 - Jenna Burkert in, Alli Ragan out with injury 9:45 - New weight classes and weight-class growth with Kyle Dake and David Taylor 13:50 - Where does J'den Cox fit in all this? 16:00 - Got questions? We got answers! 17:45 - Point Differential Index at 197 breaks the mold. 30:10 - Joe Colon Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
October 6, 2018
World medalist Thomas Gilman and women's freestyle world teamer Sarah Hildebrandt Thomas Gilman, 2017 World Silver Medalist and women's World Teamer Sarah Hildebrandt are guests to talk about the upcoming World Championships on the latest episode of On The Mat. Show Segments 0:50 - The real playoffs begin now. 3:50 - A game called "What Might Have Been: What if Henry Cejudo wrestled in the NCAA?"" 9:00 - Does Aaron Pico have a shot to come back and make the Olympic team? 13:30 - What does Thomas Gilman bring to the table? 15:00 - Sarah Hildebrandt's life changes will be in the mix. 19:00 - More on the Point Differential Index, this time 184 pounds. 26:25 - Thomas Gilman interview 52:50 - Sarah Hildebrandt Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
September 30, 2018
World medalist James Green and women's freestyle world teamer Jacarra Winchester Multiple-time men's freestyle world teamer and two-time medalist James Green joins first-time women's world teamer Jacarra Winchester on the latest episode of On The Mat. Show Segments 0:30 - Andy Hamilton's travel woes from Slovakia 2:10 - Mekhi Lewis in only his THIRD freestyle tournament wins gold 8:00 - Looking at the expectations from Team USA from the year previous 9:40 - Who's on the show today? 11:20 - The Russian gift in 2017. 13:25 - Point Differential at 174 pounds. 22:31 - Remembering Mike Milkovich and Bob Siddens 28:00 - The imitation from JB on trying to copy Kyle Klingman 30:10 - James Green Interview 57:15 - Jacarra Winchester Interview “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
September 20, 2018
On location in Slovakia at Junior Worlds with Jason Bryant and Andy Hamilton Andy Hamilton and Jason Bryant are in Trnava, Slovakia working different roles at the 2018 Junior World Wrestling Championships. Jason and Andy will talk about the city, the Greco performance, what the women saw in the early going and what to expect from the freestyle side of things and we talk about various topics about the growth of international wrestling and some of the features Andy's written on Trackwrestling.com. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker http://www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: http://www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ iHeartRadio Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: http://www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
September 13, 2018
World Teamers G'Angelo Hancock and Logan Stieber Doubling up with World Teamers on the latest ON THE MAT as Greco-Roman standout G'Angelo Hancock and 2008 freestyle World Champion Logan Stieber join the program. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Show Segments 0:40 - Are we on a Moneyball type of thing here with the PDI? 3:42 - PDI at 165 pounds. 15:40 - Zion on Netflix, Richard Perry 28:00 - Logan Stieber Conversation 49:45 - G’Angelo Hancock Conversation JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today by going to www.patreon.com/mattalkonline. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/on-mat-by-national-wrestling/id968091220?mt=2&uo=4&at=11ly5X Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/s?fid=61304&refid=stpr Spreaker: www.spreaker.com/show/on-the-mat Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/show/1HQrVMZiXDpjzHHbkk9eQA?si=iXal80N4SKm0WzbsG_berA iHeartRadio: www.iheart.com/show/53-On-The-Mat/ Google Play Music: http://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/I3ellsqetslqn5mrhspoxf6a4su RSS: www.spreaker.com/show/1361022/episodes/feed
September 7, 2018
On location from Singlespeed Brewing and Greco-Roman World Teamer Ellis Coleman Recording on location from Singlespeed Brewing in Cedar Falls as we talk about the release of Gable, a Munich Helles style beer. Owner Dave Morgan talks about the world of beer and his wrestling background. We'll also talk with Greco-Roman World Teamer, Ellis Coleman. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Show Segments 0:42 - Welcome to Singlespeed Brewing with the strong, focused and energized owner Dave Morgan. 7:45 - Gable Helles Lager 18:10 - Point Differential Index at 157 30:25 - World Championships discussion 38:14 - Ellis Coleman Conversation Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
August 31, 2018
Greco-Roman World Teamer and 2012 freestyle Olympian Sam Hazewinkel goes On The Mat Sam Hazewinkel, head coach at Oklahoma City University and a 2012 Olympian in freestyle wrestling will go On The Mat this week. Hazewinkel made the 2018 U.S. World Team in Greco-Roman at age 35. He'll talk about the journey. He was a four-time All-American at Oklahoma. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Show Segments 1:30 - Timo Perez facts. 2:30 - Andy's California training camp trip. 11:30 - Getting the Chris Pratt interview. 13:40 - Is this team ready to win Worlds? 17:00 - Tying things together with high school participation numbers. 20:51 - Point differential (PDI) at 149 pounds. 28:20 - Sam Hazewinkel gets strong, focused and energized for his interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
August 24, 2018
Pinnacle School of Wrestling founder and former Minnesota Golden Gopher Jared Lawrence goes On The Mat Pinnacle School of Wrestling founder Jared Lawrence joins ON THE MAT to talk about his wrestling club up in Minnesota and more. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Show Segments 0:37 - Starting the show off so strong, so focused and so energized. 2:30 - Something about Pinnacle. 3:45 - Andy's report from training camp. 6:20 - What goes the World Teamers to where they're at? 10:00 - Coming down to the wire when developing feature stories. 13:10 - Iowa State shake-ups and what's cooking at Wisconsin. 16:55 - Dan Gable's beer! 18:33 - 141-pound point differential stats discussion. 25:10 - Jared Lawrence Interview Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
August 19, 2018
Army West Point head coach Kevin Ward goes On The Mat Oklahoma State alum, Tennessee native and current Army West Point head coach Kevin Ward is this week's guest ON THE MAT. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Show Segments 1:00 - Blockbuster fantasy baseball trades. 2:10 - More from Wins Above Replacement (WAR)/Point Differential at 133 pounds. 11:00 - More ways to improve dual meets. 15:40 - Andy Hamilton's thoughts on the NWCA Convention. 18:20 - Emphasis on the APR and the impact the transfer process has now. 19:40 - The American Rivers Conference? 21:10 - Kevin Ward Conversation. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
August 2, 2018
U.S. Greco-Roman National Team Coach Matt Lindland goes On The Mat U.S. Greco-Roman National Team Coach and Olympic silver medalist Matt Lindland goes On The Mat this week. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Show Segments 0:40 - Andy Hamilton shattering the mold and the Bart Scott video mashups 2:30 - Tom Brands brings energy and focus to interviews 3:00 - More discussion on scoring differential. 11:00 - Previewing today's guest, Matt Lindland 12:00 - Yasar Dogu discussion. 23:00 - Frank Chamizo training in New York and "international" athletes training in the U.S. 33:40 - Matt Lindland conversation Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
July 26, 2018
Justin Tritz, Sally Roberts go On The Mat Trackwrestling.com founder Justin Tritz and Sally Roberts, two-time World bronze medalist and founder of Wrestle Like A Girl go On The Mat this week. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Show Segments 0:40 - Jody Stritmatter's 40th birthday 2:00 - More statistics - the request from SuperRob Waltko 10:00 - John Lockhart's NCAA point differential (Hint: it's not very big) 11:40 - Cael Sanderson's NCAA point differential (Hint: it's very big) 12:50 - Justin Tritz Conversation 34:00 - Individuals making impacts on wrestling 39:20 - Sally Roberts Conversation Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
July 20, 2018
Sean Bormet goes On The Mat New University of MIchigan head coach Sean Bormet goes On The Mat to explain what's been happening in Ann Arbor since the retirement of former coach Joe McFarland and the prospectus for the Wolverines in the future. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
July 13, 2018
Dan Gable goes ON THE MAT Dan Gable, the legendary wrestling icon and namesake for the National Wrestling Hall of Fame's Dan Gable Museum goes On The Mat this week. Show Segments 0:55 - Losing some friends of wrestling. 2:50 - Talking about the late Mike Duroe. 5:30 - Talking about the late Bill Bails 7:30 - Cadet World Championships recap 15:00 - Greco-Roman Thoughts. 17:30 - America's next great superstar? 22:00 - Forgetting names the first time through. 23:00 - Coach Dan Gable on the life and legacy of Mike Duroe. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
July 6, 2018
Rudis' Managing Partner and President Jesse Leng goes ON THE MAT Jesse Leng, the Managing Partner and President of Rudis joins Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton for the latest episode of On The Mat. Show Segments 1:00 - Strong, Focused and Energized about the Cadet Worlds 6:30 - Are we doing the right things to keep wrestling around? 13:30 - Watching the stars wrestle live. 20:00 - Making the sport more professional. 23:00 - Jesse Leng Conversation “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
June 28, 2018
2018 U.S. Freestyle World Teamer Nahshon Garrett goes On The Mat Cornell four-time All-American and 2016 NCAA Division I Champion Nahshon Garrett will go On The Mat to talk about making the 2018 U.S. World Team in men's freestyle wrestling Show Segments 0:50 - O.J. or Lemonade 3:00 - The path for Nahshon Garrett 8:20: - The growing depth of women's wrestling 12:50 - Sam Hazewinkel makes the Greco team at 35 14:00 - Kyle is planning a comeback and wants to face Jason Bryant 16:30 - More WAR discussion and dual meet formats 23:20 - Dangal, the movie, on Netflix 24:15 - Guest Nahshon Garrett joins the show “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
June 22, 2018
Mark Manning and Duane Watson On The Mat Allendale (Mich.) coach Duane Watson and University of Nebraska head wrestling coach Mark Manning go On The Mat this week. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
June 16, 2018
Mark Perry goes On The Mat Hawkeye Wrestling Club coach Mark Perry goes On The Mat this week. Perry, a Stillwater, Oklahoma native and member of one of wrestling's most successful families, was a four-time All-American and two-time NCAA champion for the University of Iowa. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
June 9, 2018
Several guests join On The Mat from the 2018 Dan Gable Celebrity Golf Tournament 4:40 — NCAA champion and Iowa’s all-time leader in coaching state titles Brad Smith 20:40 — Three-time All-American and four-time Iowa state champ Mack Reiter 29:50 — Two-time NCAA champ and Iowa State assistant Brent Metcalf 35:30 — Three-time NCAA champ and Olympic gold medalist Ed Banach 44:50 — Seven-time Pro Bowl selection and Super Bowl champion Jay Hilgenberg 54:15 — Former NFL defensive lineman and Iowa state high school champ Matt Kroul “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
June 1, 2018
2018 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Order of Merit Inductee Nancy Schultz Vitangeli goes On The Mat Nancy Schultz Vitangeli, a 2018 Inductee into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as an Order of Merit recipient joins On The Mat this week to talk about her life in wrestling before, during and after her legendary late husband Dave Schultz. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
May 24, 2018
NC State head coach Pat Popolizio goes On The Mat NC State head wrestling coach Pat Popolizo goes On The Mat to talk about the Wolfpack Wrestling Club's performance at the World Team Trials and bringing home a trophy from the NCAA Division I Championships. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
May 17, 2018
2016 Olympian Daniel Dennis goes On The Mat NCAA finalist and 2016 U.S. men's freestyle Olympian Daniel Dennis is the latest guest On The Mat. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
May 12, 2018
Past World Teamers Tony Ramos, Ben Provisor On The Mat North Carolina assistant and two-time World Team member Tony Ramos and two-time Olympian Ben Provisor go On The Mat this week.  “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
May 3, 2018
West Virginia head coach Tim Flynn goes On The Mat After a long tenure as the head wrestling coach at Edinboro, Tim Flynn takes over at West Virginia University as its new coach. Flynn will bring assistants Cliff Moore and Mitchell Port to Morgantown and he'll explain why on the latest edition of On The Mat. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
April 26, 2018
Becka Leathers goes On The Mat 2017 World bronze medalist and Oklahoma native Becka Leathers joins On The Mat this week. A native of Choctaw, Leathers was also a Junior World bronze medalist in 2015. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
April 19, 2018
South Dakota State head coach Damion Hahn goes On The Mat After a long career as an assistant at Cornell, two-time NCAA champion Damion Hahn is heading to the Upper Midwest to take over at South Dakota State. Hahn joins On The Mat to talk about the move. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
April 13, 2018
Kyle Dake goes ON THE MAT Kyle Dake, member of the World Cup Champion U.S. freestyle wrestling team will join On The Mat this week. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
April 5, 2018
On The Mat World Cup Preview with Bill Zadick, Jordan Burroughs and David Taylor U.S. National freestyle coach Bill Zadick visits with Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton to preview the World Cup, while the pair also catch up with Jordan Burroughs and David Taylor. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 28, 2018
Retired Wisconsin head coach Barry Davis goes ‘On the Mat’ After 25 seasons, Wisconsin head coach Barry Davis announced he was stepping down from the position. Barry comes into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum for a special Facebook Live recording with hosts Kyle Klingman and “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 23, 2018
‘On the Mat’ recaps the NCAAs with hosts Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton No studio guest this week as hosts Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton recap the 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships that were held at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 14, 2018
‘On the Mat’ is on the road this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” features interviews from the NCAA Division I Championships on the day before competition. Join Kyle Klingman and Andy Hamilton as they talk with Teague Moore of American, Zeke Jones of American, Chris Bono of South Dakota State and Troy Steiner of Fresno State. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 8, 2018
Ohio State head coach Tom Ryan goes ‘On the Mat’ this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” features Ohio State head wrestling coach Tom Ryan as he talks about the Buckeyes' championship at the Big Ten Tournament. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
March 1, 2018
Michigan head coach Joe McFarland goes ‘On the Mat’ this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” features University of Michigan head wrestling coach Joe McFarland as we approach the upcoming Big Ten Championships. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
February 22, 2018
Cornell head coach Rob Koll goes ‘On the Mat’ this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” features past NCAA champion, world team member and the head coach of Cornell University Rob Koll. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too.
February 15, 2018
Northern Iowa coach Doug Schwab goes ‘On the Mat’ this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” is Wednesday, February 14 with past NCAA champion, Olympian and the head coach of the University of Northern Iowa, Doug Schwab. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum and is hosted by the Director of the Dan Gable Museum, Kyle Klingman, and Trackwrestling Content Manager Andy Hamilton. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS
January 25, 2018
Brian Smith and Jacob Kasper to go ‘On the Mat’ this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” is Wednesday, January 24 with Brian Smith, head wrestling coach for the University of Missouri, and Jacob Kasper, a senior All-American at heavyweight for Duke University. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS
January 18, 2018
Max Thomsen and Doug Schwab to go ‘On the Mat’ this week Jeff Bradley will host this week’s Panther Wrestling Club edition of “On the Mat” on Wednesday, January 17. His guests are UNI All-American 149 pounder Max Thomsen and current Northern Iowa head wrestling coach Doug Schwab. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS
January 10, 2018
Tom Brands and Hudson Taylor to go ‘On the Mat’ this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” is Wednesday, January 10 with Tom Brands, head wrestling coach at the University of Iowa, and Hudson Taylor, three-time All-American for Maryland and founder of Athlete Ally. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS
January 4, 2018
Tom Borrelli and Ned Shuck to go ‘On the Mat’ this week This week’s edition of “On the Mat” is Wednesday, January 3 with Tom Borrelli, head wrestling coach at Central Michigan, and Ned Shuck, head wrestling coach at Wisconsin-Whitewater. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS
December 28, 2017
Duane Watson and Lonnie Morris to go ‘On the Mat’ this week Duane Watson, head wrestling coach at Allendale High School in Michigan, and Lonnie Morris, head wrestling coach at Johnson & Wales, to go “On the Mat” on Wednesday, December 27. “On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan. JOIN THE TEAM And if you're a fan of the extensive and broad-based reach of the shows on the Mat Talk Podcast Network, become a TEAM MEMBER today. There are various levels of perks for the different levels of team membership. If you like wrestling content -- scratch that -- if you LOVE great wrestling content, consider becoming a team member. You'll get some cool stuff too. Subscribe to On The Mat and listen anytime Apple Podcasts | Stitcher Radio | Spreaker | iHeartRadio | Google Play Music | RSS GET DAILY WRESTLING NEWS! You like wrestling news, right? Of course you do. Did you know you can sign up for FREE to subscribe to the Mat Talk Online DAILY WRESTLING NEWS e-mail newsletter that's published EVERY morning with the previous day's top news stories from outlets all around the globe. It's free and it's a great way to start your wrestling day. Almanac Time! Get the Cadet & Junior Nationals All-American Almanac, a 219-page digital download. It's available now and if you use the promo code "JB" you'll save $5 off the cover price. It's got every All-American EVER in Fargo (and the locations that were before Fargo) and every breakdown by year and state. Oh, you know this guy who says he placed at Juniors? Fact check him or her quickly by buying one now! Looking to start a podcast of your own? Get a free month with Libsyn by using the promo code MTO when you sign up. You'll get the remainder of the month from when you sign up as well as the next month free. It'll be enough time to kick the tires and lights some fires.
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