Assistant Wrestling Coach
J.R. Lewis enters his second season with Wolves wrestling in the fall of 2017. Lewis joins the NSU program after spending one season at the Coast Guard Academy in 2015-16.
In his first season with the program, the Wolves qualified three wrestlers for the NCAA National Championships including seniors Tyler Stenberg, Sean Havlovic, and Joe Gomez. Gomez earned the third All-American honor of his career finishing seventh at 197 pounds.
With the Bears, Lewis coached three regional place winners, as well as the Pilgrim League Wrestler of the Year. He also help lead CGA to their second consecutive winning season for the first time if 15 years.
Lewis began his career at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He spent two seasons as the graduate assistant coach for the Eagles, where he trained five All-Americans and one national finalist.
Aside from the collegiate ranks, Lewis has help multiple club and camp coaching positions. He has worked with the Malecek Wrestling Camp, U.S. Naval Academy, Eagle Wrestling Club, and St. Charles Wrestling Club.
Collegiately, Lewis was a 3-time NWCA Academic All-American and 2-time UW-L Team Captain. He earned first team All-WIAC in his senior campaign, as well as numerous team awards over his four year career.
Lewis received both his bachelor of science in Political Science with a minor in Recreation Management, and his master of science in Physical Education-Teaching from Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Graduate Assistant Coach
Tim Prescott enters his first season with Wolves wrestling, as the team's graduate assistant coach. Prescott joins the Wolves after once season at Sartell High School in Minnesota.
In his time at Sartell, Prescott coached three state placewinners, as well as a Minnesota State Champion. He has coached at several camps across the country including the honorable J-Robinson camps. Prescott also coached overseas for teh AIA in Moldova.
He wrestled collegiately at St. Cloud State where he received his bachelors degree in elective studies with an emphasis in recreation and sport management. With the Huskies, Prescott was the 2015 NCAA National Champion at 125 pounds. He was also a 2-time team National Champion with SCSU in 2015 and 2016. Prior to his time at SCSU, Prescott was a 2-time NJCAA All-American at Neosho County Community College. He was a team captain at both SCSU and Neosho, in addition to a 3-time Academic All-American and the NSIC Wrestler of the Year in 2015.
Prescott is worked towards his masters degree in Sport Performance and Leadership at NSU.