Ben Berhow Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site

Ben Berhow
Ben  Berhow

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Alma Mater, Year:
Minnesota, 2011


No. 2 Iowa 21, No. 11 Nebraska 11

No. 2 Iowa 21, No. 11 Nebraska 11 Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016


NCAA Wrestling Championships -- Session V

NCAA Wrestling Championships -- Session V Saturday, March 21, 2015


NCAA Wrestling Championships -- Session I

NCAA Wrestling Championships -- Session I Thursday, March 19, 2015


No. 1 Iowa 24, No. 5 Cornell University 8

No. 1 Iowa 24, No. 5 Cornell University 8 Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015


2014 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Session II Thursday, March 20, 2014

Ben Berhow joined the Iowa coaching staff as an assistant coach in 2013.

Berhow works primarily with the heavier weights, and in his first two seasons in the corner, the Hawkeyes crowned 12 All-Americans, including 197-pound Nathan Burak and 285-pound Bobby Telford in 2014 and 2015. The Hawkeyes have won or shared the Big Ten dual meet championship in each of Berhow's two years on campus, and this season the won the Big Ten tournament and placed second at the NCAA Championships.

Prior to joining the Hawkeye staff, Berhow spent two years as an administrative assistant at the University of Minnesota.

As a member of the Gophers' staff from 2011-13, Minnesota crowned four Big Ten and two NCAA individual champions, including two-time NCAA heavyweight champion Tony Nelson.

Berhow joined Minnesota's staff following a four-year career with the Gophers that included 78 wins and three national tournament appearances from 2007-10. He received the Minnesota Integrity Award his senior season and was honored with the Verne Gagne Scholarship/Leadership Award as a junior. He earned the Chris Berglin Most Improved Wrestler award after posting an 8-0 Big Ten record as a sophomore.

A native of Hayward, Minn., Berhow won the 2006 Minnesota state championship while attending Albert Lea High School. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2011.

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