Matt Hansen took over the Doane wrestling program in Fall 2015 as the team's second head coach since the program restarted.
Coach Hansen had 10 years of collegiate experience prior to coming to Doane, serving as an assistant at Luther College, Hastings College and Simpson. In preparation for a head coaching position, Hansen has developed a strong recruiting background, organizational skills and athlete development skills. He is also a certified strength and conditioning coach.
A two-time national qualifier on the University of Nebraska-Kearney wrestling team, Hansen was a member of two Loper teams that finished in the Top 15 at national championships. He was a four-year letter winner and named to the Blue-Gold Academic Honor Roll in two separate years.