Head wrestling coach is signed through the 2019-20 season
IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands has signed a three-year extension to his current contract. The agreement was announced today by UI Director of Athletics Gary Barta.
Brands is now signed through the 2019-20 season, a three-year extension to his previous five-year base contract, agreed upon prior to the 2012-13 season.
“Tom continues to lead one of the most successful programs in the country in any sport,” said Barta. “He demonstrates tremendous passion for his program, and is an excellent ambassador for the University of Iowa and this community. I’m excited about the future of Iowa wrestling.”
“We have high expectations for this program, and I know our fans, administration, and campus leaders share those expectations,” said Brands. “Being a part of Hawkeye wrestling is a privilege, and as head coach it comes with a responsibility that I take very seriously. We’ve got work to do.”