New Women’s Wrestling Coach at Waldorf

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Waldorf  Press Release

Martell Takes the Helm of Women’s Wrestling Program at Waldorf


Forest City, Iowa- Director of Athletics, Michael Scarano has announced Courtney Martell as the next Head Women’s Wrestling Coach at Waldorf College.  For the past two seasons, Martell has served as an Assistant Coach for the women’s wrestling team at Midland University.


Martell has competed on the national stage since high school and has participated at the United States Olympic trials.  She wrestled collegiately at Missouri Valley College and constructed an illustrious career as a Tiger.  She was a four-time collegiate All-American and a senior level All-American.  Martell was also tagged an Academic All-American by the WCWA.


After finishing her career at Missouri Valley, Martell stayed on as a member of the coaching staff for one season before transitioning to Midland University.  In her time as a college coach, she has coached five All-Americans and two National runner-ups.

“We are excited that Courtney Martell has become a part of the Waldorf College athletics family as the Head Women’s Wrestling Coach,” stated Scarano.  “Her energy coupled with her strong academic and athletics accomplishments will provide the student-athletes a tremendous experience both in the classroom and in the athletics arena.  We look forward to watching her develop the women’s wrestling program.”

Martell will begin her duties at Waldorf on April 22nd.

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