Assignment Secretary / Board Member

Ron Ackerman   Home Phone 763-571-9702 Home Email ron.ackerman@comcast.net
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City Fridley Minnesota
Biography: Ron Ackerman has officiated for 50 years and is the Assignment Secretary for Gold Country. He has worked 17 State Tournaments, officiated in the Big Ten, MIAC, NCC, and has worked the Division II National Tournament. The past 28 years, he has served as a Rules Clinician for the Minnesota State High School League and has been the Supervisor of Officials for the MSHSL State Wrestling Tournament. Ron is the director of the Minnesota Officials Wrestling Clinic that has been held since 1993. Ron wrestled in high school at Pipestone and college at Gustavus Adolphus.

Derrick Agate   Home Phone N/A Home Email agatesr.derrick@yahoo.com
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Work Phone 952-988-4118 Work Email derrick.agate@hopkinsschools.org
City Minnetonka Minnesota
Biography: Assistant coach at....

Dennis Andrewski   Home Phone 651-738-3756 Home Email dandrewski@isd622.org
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City Maplewood Minnesota
Biography: Dennis has served 19 years as an official with Gold Country Wrestling Officials Association and has officiated many section tournaments and the state tournament. He wrestled at UW-Lacrosse and was the Head Coach at Tartan High School.

Doug Armstrong   Home Phone Not Available Home Email Armstrong1989@msn.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Spencer Beech   Home Phone Not Available Home Email Besp0701@gmail.com
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City Edina Minnesota
Biography: Spencer has been officiating since 2008. He has officiated the MSHSL State Tournament and numerous team & individual section tournaments.

Board Member

Bill Benson   Home Phone 651-635-9634 Home Email wbensonros@comcast.net
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City Roseville Minnesota
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John Bergeland   Home Phone Not Available Home Email jbergeland@isd12.org
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City Hugo Minnesota
Biography: Head Varsity Wrestling Coach - 19 Years (Rush City 1992-1999; Centennial 2003-2015) Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach - 5 Years (Centennial 1999-2003, 2015-16) Middle School Wrestling Coach - 2 Years (Centennial 2016-2018) JRobinson Wrestling Camp Staff (2005 - present) Concordia College (1987-1991) Huge Gopher Wrestling Fan!

Shawn Calabrase   Home Phone Not Available Home Email shawn@calabrase.com
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City The Apple Valley Minnesota
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Mike Coddington   Home Phone Not Available Home Email mikebcoddington@yahoo.com
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City Eden Prairie Minnesota
Biography: Mike began officiating with Gold Country in 2013. He coached wrestling at the middle school and high school level for 10 years before becoming an official. He did his high school wrestling for Montello, WI and wrestled in college for Wheaton College, IL. Mike teaches Physical Education in Jordan, MN.

Brad Davick   Home Phone Not Available Home Email davicb@parknicollet.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Ed Davis   Home Phone 763-354-0595 Home Email etljhdavis@aol.com
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City St Paul Minnesota
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Bob Dettmer   Home Phone 651-338-3802 Home Email rpdettmer1@msn.com
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Work Phone 651-296-4124 Work Email rep.bob.dettmer@house.mn
City Forest Lake Minnesota
Biography: Bob has been an active level 3 official with Gold Country for several years and has officiated both Sectional and State Tournaments. Bob was a teacher and wrestling coach at Forest Lake, Minnesota for over 30 years. He also served in the United States Army Reserve for 25 years and was deployed during Operation Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. Bob Wrestled for Faribault High School and Bemidji State University where was a three time All American and a National Champion.Bob is currently serving in the State of Minnesota House of Representatives.

Tim Diamond   Home Phone Not Available Home Email Tjd703@aol.com
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City Woodbury Minnesota
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Jack Ditter   Home Phone Not Available Home Email jditter1470@aol.com
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City Otsego Minnesota
Biography: TBE

Scott Erikson   Home Phone Not Available Home Email erikson924@frontiernet.net
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City Apple Valley Minnesota
Biography: Scott has officiated many years as a high school and NCAA official. He has worked numerous sections and State tournaments.

Greg Ewing   Home Phone 320-587-7818 Home Email ewings@hutchtel.net
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City Hutchinson Minnesota
Biography: Greg has been officiating since 1990. He has worked multiple State Tournaments and sections. He wrestled at St. Anthony Village High School and Hamline University.

Gary Forcier   Home Phone Not Available Home Email crginc@hutchtel.net
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Dale Foster   Home Phone 651-739-0344 Home Email defrat@aol.com
Cell Phone 952-818-0427 Alternate Email defrat81@gmail.com
Work Phone 651-582-7566 Work Email dale.foster@bsci.com
City Woodbury Minnesota
Biography: 4 years high school varsity at Hellgate HS in Missoula Montana, State Champion 1981, 2 years at Northwest Community College, Powell Wyoming, 2 years at Montana State University.

Board Member

Rod Frost   Home Phone Not Available Home Email rodfrost96@gmail.com
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City Farmington Minnesota
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Trevor Frost   Home Phone Not Available Home Email jk8733ej@live.bemidjistate.edu
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Paul Genereux   Home Phone 952-472-4500 Home Email paulgenereux@msn.com
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City Minnetrista Minnesota
Biography: Paul has been officiating since 2008 and is a Level 3 official. He has officiated the Section 2AA Individual and Team Tournaments, Section 2AAA Team Wrestling Tournament, 5AAA Individual Sections and Section 5AA Individuals. Paul wrestled for Bird Island Lake Lillian High School and Moorhead State University.

Kyle Glynn   Home Phone Not Available Home Email kylejglynn@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
Biography: Kyle has officiated since 2012 and has worked multiple state and section tournaments. Kyle competed for Shakopee in high school and Saint John's University in college.

Kirby Hanson   Home Phone 651-210-2774 Home Email russellkirbyhanson@gmail.com
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City Red Wing Minnesota
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John Harris   Home Phone Not Available Home Email jgjrharris@yahoo.com
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City Farmington Minnesota
Biography: Testing

Eric Herrmann   Home Phone Not Available Home Email eric.herrmann@rpsmn.org
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Board Member

Glen Hinz   Home Phone Not Available Home Email glen.hinz@yahoo.com
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City Rosemount Minnesota
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Gregg Holman   Home Phone 763-755-0971 Home Email GWHKahuna@Gmail.com
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City Andover Minnesota
Biography: Gregg enjoys officiating Baseball and Wrestling for all ages. He started with coaching baseball in 1991 to 2000 and then move to officiating baseball in 2001. He then added Wrestling officiating in 2007. He also enjoys Hunting and Fishing.

MSHSL Observer

Ed Homan   Home Phone 6127436011 Home Email eshoman@hutchtel.net
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City Hutchinson Minnesota
Biography: Ed has officiated both high school and college wrestling for over 40 years. He has worked both Team and Individual tournament in Sections 1-6 and has been selected to work over 27 State Tournaments. He has also worked the CLASH for the 8 consecutive years. he has served on the Gold Country Board of Directors / Mentoring Official and the Minnesota State High School League Official Advisory Committee. Ed wrestled Bemidji State College and Worthington State Junior College where he placed 3rd in the NJCAA. Ed served as a member of the Hutchinson Fire Department and Rescue Squad for 25 years. He also volunteers his time in many other associations. Ed has been employed with McLeod County as their Planning/ Zoning Administrator and Solid Waste Director since 1973.

David Hurt   Home Phone Not Available Home Email Dhurt8@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Eric Jackson   Home Phone Not Available Home Email esjackso@mtu.edu
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Andy Johnson   Home Phone Not Available Home Email andyjohnson1069@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Steve Johnston   Home Phone Not Available Home Email johnst21@hotmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Jason Kelly   Home Phone Not Available Home Email jason.kelly@mmstwincities.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Paul Kirchberg   Home Phone Not Available Home Email pkirchberg@mac.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Pete Knoble   Home Phone Not Available Home Email pjknoble@gmail.com
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City Rosemount Minnesota
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Chad Kubasch   Home Phone Not Available Home Email Chadkubasch@yahoo.com
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City Elk River Minnesota
Biography: Ener your Bio here

Mike Kurtti   Home Phone Not Available Home Email mike.kurtti@dell.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Mike Langlais   Home Phone Not Available Home Email MJLANGY@aol.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Nate Lefebvre   Home Phone Not Available Home Email natejlefebvre@yahoo.com
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City Bloomington Minnesota
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Matt Lessard   Home Phone Not Available Home Email mlessard36@gmail.com
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City Elk Minnesota
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Allen Luke   Home Phone Not Available Home Email allen@inveniam.com
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City St. Paul Minnesota
Biography: Allen has been officiating since 2001. He has officiated the State Tournament, numerous sections and is also an NCAA official. His is originally from Amery, WI and wrestled at St. Cloud State University. Allen officiates in both WI and MN.

Jim MacSwain   Home Phone Not Available Home Email ejmacswain@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
Biography: Jim has been a MN wrestling official and Gold Country member since 2007. He has officiated individual and team sections in MN including 3AAA, 4AAA, 4AA, MN 9th grade league and MN 9th grade team state. He also officiates youth tournaments including those for USA wrestling. Jim officiates in WI and MN. Jim is a USA wrestling Bronze level coach since 2005 and was a Hudson, WI youth coach 1998-2008, assistant Hudson, WI middle school coach 2003-2008. He is originally from Merrill, WI.

Jeff Mahoney   Home Phone Not Available Home Email gcmahonj@yahoo.com
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City Lakeville Minnesota
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Board Member

Greg Martin   Home Phone Not Available Home Email greg.martin@farmersinsurance.com
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City Dassel Minnesota
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Jim Marx   Home Phone Not Available Home Email marxfamily04@gmail.com
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City Rosemount Minnesota
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Joe O'Connor   Home Phone Not Available Home Email joe.oconnor.nqxg@statefarm.com
Cell Phone 952-270-2367 Alternate Email Joe@JoeOConnorAgency.com
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City Savage Minnesota
Biography: Joe began officiating in Iowa in 1991. After 3 years there and 1 year in North Dakota, he made his way to Minnesota as a referee for 5 years. After those 9 years of officiating, he switched over to coaching and cheering on his boys as they wrestled and played other sports. In 2016, he made his way back into refereeing and has been at it ever since. Joe has worked multiple individual and team sections. He has also worked the Minnesota State tournament, including the finals.

Byron Olson   Home Phone Not Available Home Email byron.olson@yahoo.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Rich Pohlmeier   Home Phone Not Available Home Email richpo13@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Kirk Rall   Home Phone Not Available Home Email kirkedwardrall@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Joe Referee   Home Phone Not Available Home Email joeref@gcrefs.org
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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John Rutt   Home Phone Not Available Home Email cjrutt@aol.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Joel Scalzo   Home Phone Not Available Home Email joelscalzo@yahoo.com
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City Plymouth Minnesota
Biography: Joel has officiated wrestling at the High School and Collegiate level since 1983. This includes over 13 selections to the MSHSL State Tournament. Joel wrestled at New London-Spicer High School and at The University of Minnesota-Morris. Joel has served as a Coach, Board Member, Director of Player Personnel, Director of Officiating for various youth sports organizations in football, soccer, baseball, wrestling and lacrosse. He also volunteers as a Youth Mentor for a local Non-profit Organization.

Jason Scherber   Home Phone Not Available Home Email scherberj@district279.org
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Troy Scheuble   Home Phone 952-955-1467 Home Email scheu110@d.umn.edu
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City Watertown/Duluth Minnesota
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Al Schlomann   Home Phone 763-413-7995 Home Email alan.schlomann@isd15.org
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Work Phone 763-213-1607 Work Email alan.schlomann@isd15.org
City Ham Lake Minnesota
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Board Member

Jeff Schultz   Home Phone Not Available Home Email jdschultz18@icloud.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
Biography: Gold Country Board Member

Eric Serbus   Home Phone Not Available Home Email ericserbus@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Kelly Shanahan   Home Phone Not Available Home Email Kellyshanahan11@msn.com
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City St Loius Park Minnesota
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Garett Slater   Home Phone Not Available Home Email garett.p.slater@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Rod Stevens   Home Phone 952-467-2529 Home Email rkjj6868@aol.com
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City NYA Minnesota
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David Symanitz   Home Phone Not Available Home Email dbasymanitz@yahoo.com
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City Belle Plaine Minnesota
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Joe Thompson   Home Phone Not Available Home Email joseph.m.thompson@gmail.com
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City Somewhere in Minnesota
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Brad Vanderveren   Home Phone Not Available Home Email bradleyvanderveren@gmail.com
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City Elko New Market Minnesota
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Tim Wehr   Home Phone 612-356-9055 Home Email h2tim88@gmail.com
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City Burnsville Minnesota
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Terry White   Home Phone Not Available Home Email whitewaterx@comcast.net
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City MAPLE GROVE Minnesota
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Aaron Widboom   Home Phone Not Available Home Email awidboom@hotmail.com
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City Eagan Minnesota
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