Bloomsburg Wrestling

Head Coach John Stutzman

John Stutzman

John Stutzman begins his first season as head coach after spending three seasons as the top assistant for the Huskies.

Before coming to Bloomsburg, Stutzman was previously an assistant coach at both the University at Buffalo and Northern Illinois. As an assistant coach he has had the opportunity to coach over 22 Division I NCAA Division I national qualifiers, two Division I All-Americans, and one Olympic Trials Participant. He has also had the opportunity to coach for the New York Athletic Club at the 2004 Canada Cup as well as the 2004 US Olympic Freestyle Trials.

Over the past five years as the recruiting coordinator at both Northern Illinois University and Bloomsburg, Stutzman has been able to bring in four nationally ranked recruiting classes with the 2003 Bloomsburg recruiting class  ranked as high as 14th  nationally by Intermat.

A 1998 graduate of the University of Buffalo, Stutzman was 95-27 in a three-year career for the Bulls and left as the school's all-time leader in career wins. His best year for the Bulls was the 1996-97 season when he posted a mark of 35-4. He was two-time captain at Buffalo, a three-time East Coast Wrestling Association place-winner and a two-time alternate for the Division I championships.