Name: Kyle Dake
Sport: Wrestling
Discipline(s): Freestyle Wrestling
Weight Class: 79 kg/174 lbs.
Height: 5-10
DOB: 2/25/1991
Hometown: Ithaca, N.Y.
High School: Lansing (N.Y.)
College: Cornell University
Team/Club: Titan Mercury WC
Coach(es): Rob Koll
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 Senior World champion
  • Two-time Senior World Team member (2018, 2019)
Other Career Highlights
  • Two-time Final X champion (2018, 2019)
  • 2018 World Cup champion
  • Four-time NCAA champion
  • First to win four NCAA Div. I titles in four different weight classes
  • 2016 Olympic Trials runner-up
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2019: Final X champion… Grand Prix of Spain champion…
2018:
World champion… Yasar Dogu International champion (Turkey)… Final X champion… U.S. Open champion… Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix silver medalist (Russia)… Freestyle World Cup champion…

2017:  U.S. World Team Trials runner-up… U.S. Open runner-up… Paris International champion… 
2016: U.S. Olympic Team Trials runner-up… U.S. Open champion…
2015: U.S. World Team Trials runner-up… Northeast Regional champion…
2014: Cerro Pelado International champion (Cuba)…
2013: Fifth in Heydar Aliyev Golden Grand Prix… U.S. World Team Trials runner-up…
2012: Third in U.S. Olympic Team Trials…

College: 2013 NCAA champion at 165 pounds… 2012 NCAA champion at 157… 2011 NCAA champion at 149… 2010 NCAA champion at 141… Earned an overall record of 137-4 under Head Coach Rob Koll… Earned his degree in Developmental Sociology and minored in Business (2013)…
High School: Two-time NYSPHSAA State champion (2007, 2009) … State runner-up (2008) … Coached by Head Coach Doug Dake and Assistant Coach John Kotmel… Six-time letter winner for Lansing HS… team captain for four seasons… two-time letter winner in baseball where he played second base and catcher… Lettered in track for sprinting…
Age-Group Achievements: Third at University Freestyle nationals (2011)… FILA Junior Greco-Roman nationals runner-up (2009)… Fifth at FILA Junior Freestyle nationals (2009)… Fourteenth at Junior Greco-Roman Worlds (2008)… FILA Junior Greco-Roman World Team Trials champion (2008)…  FILA Junior Greco-Roman nationals champion… Junior Freestyle Western Regionals champion (2008)… Third at FILA Cadet freestyle nationals (2007)… FILA Cadet Greco-Roman nationals runner-up (2007)… Third in Cadet Greco-Roman and freestyle Fargo nationals (2006)…

Personal: Son of Doug and Jodi Dake… Has two siblings, Corey and Kristin… married to Megan Dake since December 2016… Has one daughter, EllaJo… Student Council Vice-President (2008-2009)…

Hobbies: reading, camping… dogs and Biomechanics…  

Awards: Hodge Trophy (2013)… Ivy League Wrestler of the Year (2013)… Three-time EIWA Wrestler of the Year (2011-2013)… Ivy League Rookie of the Year (2010)… Langsing Team Sportsmanship Award (2009)… Male Athlete of the Year (2007)…

Note: First wrestler to win NCAA titles in four different weight classes – 141 lbs., 149., 157 lbs., 165 lbs. (2009-2013) …