University of Northern Colorado Hires New Head Wrestling Coach
Troy Nickerson has been named the seventh head wrestling coach at the University of Northern Colorado in the program’s 35 year history. Nickerson comes to Northern Colorado after coaching the past two seasons at Iowa State and finishing a remarkable collegiate career with Cornell.
Prior to joining the Iowa State wrestling program as an assistant coach, Nickerson served as an assistant at the Finger Lakes Wrestling Club from 2011-12 in Ithaca, N.Y. He was also the head coach of the FLWC college team during 2010-11.
At Cornell, Nickerson finished as an NCAA Champion in 2009 at 125 pounds. He is a four-time All-American, a two-time NCAA Tournament finalist and racked up a 97-8 career record, placing himself 20th all-time in wins in program history.