State Chair: Jason Christenson


Mark Reiland & Jason Christenson

Service to IA/USAW

State Chair - 2022 

Coaches Director - 2014-2022 (8 years)

Junior Director - 2002-2014 (12 years)

Head Junior Greco-Roman Coach - 1998-2002 (4 years)

Head Cadet Greco-Roman Coach - 1997-98 (2 years)

Greco-Roman Coach 1988, 1995-96 (3 years)

Team Leader / Coach Freestyle & Greco-Roman National Duals Teams 2003-2005, 2007-2014, 2017 & 2019 (13 years)

Head Greco-Roman Coach, Junior National Duals Teams 1995, 1997-2001 (6 years)

Team Iowa Coach in Fargo, 25 years in a row (1995-2019)

Mat Official / Club Director / Tournament Host / Club Coach / RTC Host

Leadership / Special Achievements

USA Wrestling State Leaders Summit Participant

US Cadet Head Greco Roman / Assistant Freestyle Coach, Pan-American Championships, Guadalajara, MEX 2015

USA Wrestling “Chuck Elvin” Junior Person of the Year 2014

Team Leader, USA Wrestling, Junior World Championships, Greco-Roman, Women’s Freestyle & Men’s Freestyle, Sofia BUL 2013

Team Leader / Coach Junior Freestyle National Champions 2008

USA Wrestling National Developmental Coach of the Year 2007

Team Leader / Coach Junior & Cadet Greco Roman National Champions 2006

Team Leader / Coach Junior Freestyle National Duals Champions 2005

Head Coach Junior Greco-Roman National Champions 2002

Iowa / USA Wrestling Coach of the Year 2001, 2010, 2012

Head Coach IWF / USA Wrestling, Tour du Monde, New Zealand 1999

Coaches Education

Wrestling Leader Clinics 

US.GRIT -United States Greco-Roman Innovative Team

NCEP US Olympic Training Center Coaching Clinic(s)

Bronze Certification Course Instructor

USOC, NGB, Coaches Educator Workshop, United States Olympic Training Center (COS) 2008

Silver Coaches Certification 2007 (Ames, IA Silver College 2005) 

US Olympic Training Center, Greco-Roman Coaches Summer Study Program 1997

Bronze Coaches Certification (Iowa City, IA) 1995

31 years as a teacher and coach (CMB, Osky, SEP)