Dan Wirnsberger, Head Coach
Dan Wirnsberger was named the 15th coach of the Bucknell wrestling program on May 10, 2005.
Hired to guide Bucknell’s wrestling program back into the national spotlight after a four-year hiatus where it was not a varsity sport, Wirnsberger has succeeded and currently ranks second on the Bison career wins list with 142. He has accumulated 168 victories in his career, which includes 26 in three seasons at Bloomsburg. His 100th career victory came in December 2014 against Hofstra at the Grapple at the Garden.
Tyler Smith, Coach
Four-time NCAA qualifier Tyler Smith returned to Bucknell as a volunteer assistant wrestling coach in August 2021. He was elevated to a full-time assistant coach in September 2022.
Smith, who graduated from Bucknell in 2018 ranked ninth in program history with 107 career victories, was the head wrestling coach at the United States Military Academy Preparatory School from 2019 to 2021. While at West Point Prep, he also served as the Director of the West Point Regional Training Center, working in tandem with the Army West Point coaching staff.
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