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Ty Eustice
Position: Assistant Coach
Hometown: Blue Earth, Minn.
Alma Mater: University of Iowa
Graduating Year: 2006
Experience: 1st Year

Eustice spent the last two seasons as the head coach at Iowa Lakes. He became one of the nation’s youngest head coaches when he was hired in July 2009. In his time at ILCC, Eustice led the Lakers to a 14-11 dual meet record and two top-10 national tournament places. ILCC qualified 17 wrestlers for nationals during his tenure, including a two-time national champion, six All-Americans and two Academic All-Americans.
 
Prior to his time at Iowa Lakes, Eustice served as assistant wrestling coach at Cornell College, a Division III institution in Mount Vernon, Iowa. In his lone season, the Rams finished eighth at the NCAA Championships and had three All-Americans.
 
Before Cornell, Eustice spent two years at Division II Minnesota State University, Mankato as a graduate assistant. In his time at MSU, Eustice earned a Master of Arts degree in sports management while helping the Mavericks secure two top-five team finishes, two individual national champions, and 12 All-Americans.
 
Eustice was a four-year letterwinner at the University of Iowa from 2001-06. After redshirting as a freshman, Eustice compiled a 111-29 collegiate record, including a 28-3 mark his senior season. He received all-American recognition his junior and senior years, placing fifth and second at the NCAA Championships, respectively. Eustice received the team Mike Howard Most Valuable Wrestler his senior year and the team Mike McGivern Most Courageous Wrestler Award his redshirt freshman year. He was a two-time team captain, four-time NCAA Division I National Qualifier and a Cadet, Junior and FILA Junior National Freestyle All-American. Eustice graduated in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in art.

In his prep days at Blue Earth High School, Eustice won four Minnesota State High School Championships.


"I want to impact these guys and help them understand that this is a lifestyle; the expectations need to be raised big time. I've been a part of some excellent programs and have been around the best coaches in the country. Coaching is an unselfish profession and I want to help these guys in any way I can. My focus will be recruiting; it's a lot of work. We are in a great situation and we will bring guys in who are excited about building something special."