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Minnesota Storm Regional Training Center

The Minnesota Training Center is a USA Wrestling regional training site for elite athletes training full-time to win gold medals in the Olympic Games and World Championships. We represent the Minnesota Storm in national and international competition.

Minnesota Storm

  • Representing the United States in every Olympics since 1968
  • Home to 18 Qualifiers for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
Dan Chandler

Dan Chandler

State Greco Coach

Phone: 612-822-2298

Gopher Wrestling Club RTC

Creating a world-class training environment for athletes to pursue their World and Olympic aspirations. GWC provides all of the resources necessary for both senior-level and collegiate athletes to sharpen their skills in all styles of wrestling, through our world-class coaching, state-of-the-art facilities, and an intense environment in the practice room that is required to reach the pinnacle of the sport.

Troy Steiner

Troy Steiner

GWC Head Coach

Phone: (559) 578-6814

Hayden Zillmer Interview - Part 1 of 2

Hayden Zillmer Interview - Part 2 of 2

1996 Olympic Silver Medalist Brandon Paulson

Brandon Paulson is a former MN Storm wrestler who won both World and Olympic Silver Medals.  Growing up in Anoka, MN Brandon competed in youth tournaments at all levels within the MN/USA organization.  Brandon won both Freestyle and Greco-Roman State titles at every level to go along with his 15 National Championships. 

2008 Olympics - Beijing, China