Jake Deitchler


2008-09 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 66 kg/145.5 lbs.
Height: 5-9
Born: Dec. 1, 1989
Residence: Ramsey, Minn.
High School: Anoka (Minn.)
Club: Minnesota Storm
Coach: Brandon Paulson, Billy Pierce
Years on Team USA: 1 (2008-09)

Career Highlights:
2008: U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion...Second in U.S. Nationals...Junior World Team Trials champion...2007: Second in Sunkist Kids International Open...DNP in Junior World Championships...USA Age-group: Named Junior Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year in 2007...Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion in 2007...Second in 2007 Junior Nationals in freestyle...Second in 2006 Junior Nationals in freestyle...2006 FILA Cadet national champion in Greco-Roman...2005 Cadet National Greco-Roman champion...2005 Cadet National folkstyle champion...Two-time Minnesota Cadet Triple Crown winner...Coached by past Olympic silver medalist Brandon Paulson...

College: University of Minnesota recruit...High School: Graduated from Anoka High School...Three-time Minnesota state champion in 2006, 2007 and 2008...Fifth at state in 2005.

Deitchler is the fifth wrestler who attended Anoka High School to make a Greco-Roman Olympic team, joining Jim and Dave Hazewinkel, Dan Chandler and Brandon Paulson as Olympians.

Career Notes

  • 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion
  • Second at 2008 U.S. Nationals
  • 2007 Junior Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year

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