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Derric Thomas 3x State Champion(2010)

       Derric Thomas                       3x State                      Champion(2010)

Coach Bertsch

Mark Bertsch

Newman Wrestling Coach Mark Bertsch has been teaching and coaching at Newman for 39 years. He teaches Physical Education and is the head coach for Varsity Wrestling, a position he has held for 34 years.

Coach Bertsch has also been an assistant coach for Baseball (14 years), Track (2 years), and Girls Golf. His career record as the Varsity Wrestling coach is 380-228-6.


 Previous Coach Records


Jim Phillips

(1967-1969)
Overall 21-17
3 years

Greg Purnell

(1970)
Overall 4-10
1 year

Steve Sparks

(1971-1974)
Overall 11-23
4 years

Stan Boley

(1975)
Overall 7-4
1 year

Tom Danner

(1976)
Overall 6-5
1 year

Stan Boley

(1977)
Overall 6-4
1 year

Dennis Augustine

(1978-1984)
Overall 50-15
7 years

Mark Bertsch

(1985-2019)
Overall 380-228-6
34 years

Career Wins

155 Jase Thompson (2007)
138 Derric Thomas (2010)
136 Colton Hansen (2016)

Wins in a Season

50 Colton Hansen (2016)
45 Jase Thompson (2007)
38 Shawn Moorehead (2001)

Jake Kruckenberg (2002)

Jase Thompson (2006)

Career Pins

88 Colton Hansen (2016)
76 Jase Thompson (2007)
68 Peter Taft (1992)


Pins in a Season

33 Colton Hansen (2016)
29 Jeremiah Colon (2014)
26 Peter Taft
Shawn Moorehead

Best Season Record

50-3 Colton Hansen (2016)
36-1 Peter Taft
33-1 Derric Thomas

Most Tournament

Championships in

a Season

8 Peter Taft

4X Conference Champion

Jim Gribben (81-84)


Most State Appearances

4
Derric Thomas (07-10)
3
Joe Gribben (79-81)
Jim Gribben (82-84)
Peter Taft (90-92)
Andy Wollner (94-96)
Nathan Martin (95-97)
Matthew Bertsch (09-11)
Jeremiah Colon (14-16)

State Places

4
Jase Thompson
7th – 2004
3rd – 2005
1st – 2006
2nd – 2007
4
Derric Thomas
2nd – 2007
1st – 2008
1st – 2009
1st – 2010
3
Peter Taft
3rd – 1990
1st – 1991
2nd – 1992
3
Jeremiah Colon
3rd – 2014
8th – 2015
2nd – 2016
The following athletes accomplished 50 or more wins.

Name
Year
W-L-D

Jase Thompson

(04-07)

155-17

Derric Thomas

(07-10)

138-13

Colton Hansen

(13-16)

136-28

Shawn Moorehead

(99-02)

124-25

Jake Kruckenberg

(99-02)

119-35

Peter Taft

(88-92)

118-17

 Jacob McBride

(16-19)

 115-20

 Reed Rognes

(11-14)

 113-40

Lucas Bray

(05-08)

111-32

Matt Pruin

(94-98)

105-18

Jeremiah Colon (13-16) 110-13
Kameron Black (16-19) 100-50

Nathan Martin

(93-97)

105-38

Chris Wilder

(96-99)

102-50

Andy Wollner

(92-96)

101-34

Matthew Bertsch

(08-11)

101-37

Chase McCleish

(16-19)

100-42

Ryan Crooks

(92-96)

99-36

Jim Gribben

(81-84)

98-15

Keegan Taylor

(08-2011)

98-37

Nolan Servantez

(98-01)

98-41

Coleman Bell

(93-97)

97-39

John Martin

(02-06)

96-36

Nick Thompson

(96-99)

95-41

Mark Pruin

(94-98)

92-34

Adam Pitchard

(99-02)

91-56

Brian Steil

(01-04)

88-34

Ryan Behr

(87-91)

86-31

Thad Sheldon

(92-95)

85-49

Aaron Prestholt

(92-95)

84-12

Nick Hanig

(94-98)

84-22

Tyler Moorehead

(05-08)

84-34

 John Waters  (10-13)  83-17

Jim Nettleton

(82-86)

82-16

Kyle Epsteen

(99-02)

80-27

Tanner Hoel

(99-02)

80-35

Jon Foust

(93-97)

80-40

Jace Timpe

(05-08)

80-51

Bob Taylor

(78-82)

78-20

George Schmit

(17-18)

78-59

 Blake Martinez  (15-18)  77-41

Adam Rohlfsen

(99-02)

75-60

Jeff Gribben

(78-81)

74-23-2

Ryan Hanig

(92-96)

73-34

Scott Dahl

(02-05)

73-47

Thatcher Bell

(89-93)

73-52

Jacob Thilges

(05-08)

72-42

Joe Gribben

(79-81)

69-16

Matt Gasaway

(91-94)

69-44-1

Kurt Brumm

(80-83)

65-26-1

Pat Rottinghaus

(85-89)

63-25-1

Ben Taylor

(05-08)

62-50

 Cade Hansen (16-19)  61-34

Jon Tracy

(87-91)

61-48

Scott Dummett

(02-05)

60-60

Mike Kolpek

(76-80)

60-34-1

Josh Moorehead

(01-04)

60-35

Ben Jacobs

(16-19)

60-46

Jordan Bartoszek

(02-05)

59-34

Jordan Adams

(06,08-09)

58-17

Victor Lopez

(82-84)

57-9

Clayton White

(9-12)

57-43

Tevin Brinson

(10-11)

55-10

Mike Klein

(83-86)

55-34-3

Nick Rohlfsen

(01-04)

55-40

Tom Wollner

(89-91)

54-4

Nathan Strong

(01-03)

53-17

Riley Stallsmith

(06-09)

53-47

Ben Hoel

(91-95)

51-21

Jacob Smith

(15-18)

51-40

Jermy Lueth

(91-94)

51-42

The following athletes accomplished 40 or more wins.


Name
Year
W-L-D

Matt Horvath

(83-86)

49-28-2

Tony Adams

(83-86)

48-29

Ron Olsen

(77-81)

46-22

Nick Mosiman

(00-02)

46-23

Kevin Gribben

(77-79)

44-10-1

 Michael Tan

(11-14)

 44-26

Ryan Cahalan

(91-95)

44-44

Quentin Hemann

(86-90)

43-40

Bill Shannon

(74-77)

40-30

Scott Caniglia

(75-79)

40-30