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Brad Smith

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HEAD COACH BRAD SMITH
33rd year as a Head Coach

13 Years at Lisbon
10 State Championship Teams
7 Traditional and 3 Dual team Titles
5 State Runner-up Teams-3 Traditional and 2 Dual Team
95 State Qualifiers, 64 State Place winners, 29 Individual State Champions
1986 Iowa Coach of the Year
1989 National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholastic Division Iowa Coach of the Year
4 Times Southeast District Coach of the Year
1990 National High School Coach of the Year
1991 Inducted into the Illinois Wrestling Hall of Fame
2002 Inducted into Lisbons’ Athletic Hall of Fame
132-26-0 Career Dual Meet Record

19 Years at City High
5 State Championship Teams-3 Traditional and 2 Dual Team titles
1992 State Champions-First State Wrestling title for City High
1999 State Person of the Year for Wrestling USA Magazine
1999 State Traditional and Dual Meet Champions
2002 State Traditional and Dual Meet Champions
2002 Became 11th Coach in Iowa History to reach 300 wins
4 State Runner-up Teams
2000 and 2001 State Traditional Runner-ups
2001 Dream Team Classic Head Coach
2001 State Dual Meet Runner-up
11 MVC Valley Conference Championships
1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
3 MVC Conference Tournament Champions
1999, 2001, 2002
12 District Championship Teams
1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007
Coached 12 Individual State Champions
Coached 121 State Qualifiers
Coached 57 State Placewinners
4 Time Southeast District Coach of the Year

1992, 1993, 1997, 2009
4 Time MVC Coach of the Year
1992, 1993, 2004, 2005
Dual Meet Record
303-105

CAREER TOTALS - LISBON AND CITY HIGH
435-131 Dual Meet Record
Coached 41 State Champions
Coached 15 State Championship Teams-10 Traditional and 5 Dual
Coached 9 Runner-up Teams - 5 Traditional and 4 Dual
Coached 1 3rd Place Team
Coached 17 High School All-Americans
Coached 5 wrestlers who went on to win NCAA National Championships
216 State Qualifiers and 121 State Placewinners
Career Dual Record
435-131

2004 Inducted into the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame in Newton, Iowa

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated in 1972 from John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, Illinois
Two-Time Illinois State Wrestling Champion-1971 and 1972
Wrestled on Two State Championship Teams-1971 and 1972
Two-Time High School All-American-First Team 1971 and 1972
Two-Time All-State Baseball-1971 and 1972
All-State Football-1972
1973 Junior Olympic Freestyle National Champion
1973 Junior World Freestyle Championships-3rd Place

COLLEGE
1978 Graduated with a B.S. from the University of Iowa
4 year Letterwinner for Iowa
1976 NCAA Champion at 142 pounds
Wrestled on 2 NCAA Championship Teams-1975 & 1976

PERSONAL
Physical Education teacher at City High
Head 8th Grade Football Coach at Southeast Junior High 1991-2003
Sophomore Baseball Head Coach-2001 and 2002
Married to Connie for 33 years and 3 sons, Jacob-27, Cody -24, and Colton-20

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