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
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
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
"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."