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2017-18 Coaches
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Matt Hansen

Head Coach - 3rd Season

Alma Mater: Nebraska-Kearney

Phone: 402-826-8323
E-mail: [email protected]

Matt Hansen took over the Doane wrestling program in Fall 2015 as the team's second head coach since the program restarted.

Following the 2015-16 season, Doane has had 4 All-Americans including 1 National Champion.  and 1 Scholar-Athlete. The Tigers have had 5 All-Conference players selected under Coach Hansen with 1 Scholar Athlete.

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.

 
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Matt Anderson

Assistant Coach - 4th Season

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Coach Anderson joined the Tiger staff in the Fall of 2014. Before coming to Doane, he was the head wrestling coach at Crete High School for 13 seasons and has been teaching and coaching at Crete since the Fall of 1993.

Coach Anderson wrestled collegiately at the University of Nebraska-Kearney where he was a national qualifier in 1990 and selected as a Division II All-Academic Team member in 1991. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from UNK in 1992 and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Doane College in 1998.

Originally from Axtell, Nebraska, Coach Anderson resides in Crete with his wife, Jennene, and three children.

 
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Ben Rosen

Grad Assistant - 2nd Season

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Cody Linton

Student Assistant - 2nd Season

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Drew Ratkovec

Student Assistant - 1st Season

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