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Coaching Staff

Clint Knoll
Head Coach

17th Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Knoll will be entering his 8th season as the head coach of the Mustangs in 2014-15. Before that he was an assistant for 9 years at DC-G. Knoll has led the Mustangs to a 109-33 dual meet record in his 5 seasons as DC-G head coach. He teaches 6th grade math and science at the middle school. Knoll graduated from Grandview College in Des Moines and was a 1995 DC-G graduate of Dallas Center-Grimes. Knoll also coaches HS football at DC-G.


Scott Kopecky
Assistant Coach

23rd Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Kopecky will begin his 23rd year as a DC-G wrestling assistant. He came to DC-G from Waukee where he was the head wrestling coach. Kopecky has also coached football, volleyball, track, and softball in his coaching career. Scott graduated from Waukee high school and earned his Bachelor’s degree in education from Grandview College. Coach K is now employed by GeoTech Engineering and Observation in Grimes.


Jeff Cain
Assistant Coach

5th Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Cain is going into his 5th season at DC-G. Jeff graduated from DC-G in 2008. Cain placed 5th at the state tournament as a senior for the Mustangs. Jeff graduated from Grandview University in 2012 where he was a national qualifier at HWT as a freshman. Cain teaches special education in the DC-G school district.


Cory Stratton
Assistant Coach

2nd Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Stratton completed his first season as a DC-G assistant in 2013-14. Stratton was a 2009 graduate of DC-G where he was a state qualifier. Stratton wrestled for Simpson college from 2009-13 where he was an Academic All-American in 2012. Cory graduated Simpson with an education degree and is currently employed at Dallas Center-Grimes as an elementary special education teacher.


Zach Mulder
Assistant Coach

2nd Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Mulder will begin his 2nd season as a DC-G assistant in 2014-15. Mulder graduated from Perry HS in 1997 where he was a state place-winner his senior season. Mulder graduated from Iowa State University where he wrestled from 1997-1999. Coach Mulder coached youth wrestling for various wrestling clubs for 7 years before joining the DC-G coaching staff. Mulder is currently employed at Barr-Nunn in Granger as a team leader.


Keith Klink
Assistant Coach

2nd Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Keith Klink will be returning to the Mustangs in his 2nd year next season. Keith graduated Arcadia HS in Wisconsin where he was a 2x state qualifier. Keith went on to wrestle at Ellsworth Community College and graduated Lindsey Wilson College in 2012. Klink was a 3x national qualifier and placed 2nd at 133lbs in the 2012 NAIA National Tournament. Keith is currently employed at Wells Fargo in West Des Moines.


Eric Voelker
Assistant Coach

15th Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Voelker returned to DC-G as an assistant coach in 2013-14. Voelker is a 1984 graduate of DC-G where he placed 3rd in the HS state tournament and was a member of the DCG state title team. Eric went on to an outstanding career at Iowa State University where he was a 3x All American and a 2x National Champion at 190lbs. Eric has coached MS and HS wrestling at DC-G over a span of 15 years. Eric also served as an assistant coach at Iowa State for 2 seasons. Eric is currently the campus pastor at Lutheran Church of Hope in Johnston/Grimes.


Mike Burgher
Assistant Coach

13th Year at Dallas Center Grimes

Coach Burgher will enter his 13th year as a DC-G wrestling coach. Burgher came to DC-G from Okoboji High School where he was the Jr. High wrestling coach. Burgher lettered at William Penn College before finishing up his schooling at Northern Iowa. He is a 1996 DC-G graduate and teaches High School art and is also in charge of the art club and yearbook. 2014-2015 will be Burghers first year as the head MS Coach.