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Coaching Staff

Paul Reedy
Associate Head Coach - 8th Season

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH - 8TH SEASON

Paul Reedy enters his seventh season at Grand View as a full-time assistant coach.   Since coming to Grand View, the Vikings have recorded their best finishes at the national meet. In 2011, the Vikings placed 5th and earned national titles in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017. In the past seven seasons, 64 Vikings have earned All-American accolades and 39 wrestlers have been selected to the NAIA All-Academic Team.

Coach Mitchell had this to say about Reedy: “In my opinion, Coach Reedy is one of the top assistants in the nation. The impact he has had on our program speaks for itself. His passion for helping athletes on and off the mat is unmatched.”

Prior to Grand View, Coach Reedy coached at Perry High School and Wartburg College. As an athlete, Reedy was a member of three national championship teams. Additionally, he was part of three state championship teams at Emmetsburg High School.

Family:

Reedy Resides in Ankeny with his wife Megan and daughter Laney.


Jacob Colon
Grad Assistant - 1st Season

STUDENT ASSISTANT – 1ST SEASON

Colon joins the coaching staff after a stellar career as a Viking.  Jacob was a 3X all-American and 2X National Champion at 133 lbs.  In his runs to National Championships in 2016 and 2017 his closest match was 7 points as all other matches were decided by bonus points.  Prior to Grand View Colon was an all-American for Iowa Central and a state champion for Clear Lake High School.


 

Chad Lowman
Assistant Coach - 3rd Season

ASSISTANT COACH- 3RD SEASON

Lowman completed his undergraduate work for Grand View in 2014 and obtained his master’s degree in sport management from Grand View in 2016. As an athlete he was a two-time national champion in 2013 and 2014, as well as earning all-American honors, finishing 3rd in the nation in 2012. Academically he was a two-time Daktronics Scholar-Athlete, as well as having the highest GPA among all national champions in both his junior and senior seasons. Lowman was the Head Assistant Coach at Cumberland University during the 2016-2017 season, helping them to an 11th place finish and coaching three athletes to all-American finishes.


Grant Turner
Assistant Coach - 10th Season

ASSISTANT COACH - 10TH SEASON

Grant Turner begins his tenth season as assistant coach at Grand View after completing his academic and athletic career at Iowa State University. Turner also works with the Viking Wrestling Club freestyle and Greco-Roman program. In 2013, he coached his first ever University National Freestyle finalist as well as the first member of the club to compete at the Senior World Team Trials, Brandon Wright. In 2014, Turner coached another Viking at the 2014 World Team Trials, Eric Thompson.

Turner was a four-year letter winner at Iowa State under Cyclone head coaches Cael Sanderson and Bobby Douglas. He was part of the Big XII Conference Championship Team and placed third individually at the Big XII Tournament in 2007. Turner was also a 2007 NCAA Tournament Qualifier at 174 lbs where the Cyclones placed second as a team.
Turner received his bachelor's degree in Sports Management with Kinesiology and Health option from Iowa State in 2007.  Turner is the sales manager for APS Nike wrestling.


TJ Moen
Assistant Coach - 2nd Season

ASSISTANT COACH – 2nd SEASON

Moen returns to his alma mater for another season after being the Head Assistant Coach at Campbellsville University the previous two seasons.  While at Campbellsville, Moen coached eight all-Americans and a National Champion.  Prior to Campbellsville Moen was the Head Coach at Saydel high school where he coached 2 wrestlers to become state medalists.   As an athlete TJ was a two time NJCAA all-American at NIACC.  He finished his career at Grand View where he placed 3rd at the 2012 NAIA National championships and helped lead the team to the first National Team Championship. 

Moen is also the head coach of the Viking Wrestling Club for youth and high school athletes.

TJ and his wife Morgan reside in Johnston with their daughter Hazel.


Jake Helvey
Assistant Coach - 10th Season

ASSISTANT COACH - 10TH SEASON

Helvey is a 2008 graduate of Wartburg College where he placed 5th in the nation as a junior and was a national runner-up and Iowa Conference champion as a senior.

Helvey graduated from Southeast Polk High School in 2004 where he placed 7th at state as a junior and 5th as a senior. He also wrestled on the Greco Roman National team as a junior and senior.  Jacob and his wife Krystal reside in Des Moines.


Quinten Haynes
Assistant Coach - 4th Season

ASSISTANT COACH – 4th SEASON

Coach Haynes returns to the the coaching staff for his fourth season.  After becoming a rare four-time All-American, finishing his career with a third place finish in 2014.  Haynes also finished fourth for the Vikings in 2013. Prior to landing at Grand View, Haynes wrestled at Meramec Community College and North Iowa Area Community College where he was an All-American placing third in 2010 and seventh in 2011.