One-on-One with Mark Schwab
Mark Schwab spent 23 years as a college wrestling coach. He started his college coaching career at Purdue, where he spent two seasons on staff before becoming an assistant coach at Minnesota. In nine seasons at Minnesota, Schwab helped lead the Gophers to seven top-three finishes and two NCAA titles. He coached 55 All-Americans at Minnesota. Schwab followed up his time at Minnesota with head coaching stints at Buena Vista and North Iowa Area Community College.
In 2011, Schwab returned to his alma mater, Northern Iowa, to become an assistant coach on his younger brother Doug’s staff. He resigned from the position in 2016. He is now heping others by giving them the “best opportunity to grow, develop and succeed regardless of the arena” through his Opportunities to Succeed and Mental Warriors programs.