Jim Miller and Dan Gable will coach a youth dual meet on Thursday
Waterloo, Iowa -- one of the nation's top amateur wrestling hotbeds -- will be the site of a special youth wrestling dual meet featuring two legendary wrestling coaches with deep roots in Waterloo wrestling: Dan Gable, and Jim Miller.
The Team Gable vs. Team Miller dual meet will take place this Thursday, Nov. 8 at Waterloo East High School. The dual starts at 6 p.m., immediately following a free youth clinic at 5 p.m.
Admission to the youth clinic and the dual are free. No advance registration is required.
Dan Gable, a Waterloo West graduate, coached the University of Iowa to 15 NCAA Division I team titles ... while Jim Miller, a Waterloo East grad, guided Wartburg College wrestling to ten NCAA Division III team championships.
Each of these legendary coaches will guide an already selected team of young wrestlers (grades K-8) in what Kyle Klingman of Waterloo-based National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum describes as "a battle for local wrestling supremacy."
Adding to the local flavor: Hall of Fame referee -- and Waterloo native -- Mike Allen will be the mat official for this unique event.
The dual features 20 folkstyle matches in a 1-1-1 format. Wrestlers are pre-selected and assigned to a team.
A live stream of the dual will be available for free on thepredicament.com.