Joe Nord  
Joe Nord

Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Waconia HS

Administrative Assistant


Joe Nord joined the University of Minnesota wrestling staff at the start of the 2013-14 season.Joespent the previous two years as the assistant coach at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina, where he also obtained his masters degree in Business Administration.

Joe wrestled for the Gophers from 2006-2011 where he competed at both 197 and heavyweight. Joe was a 4 time letter winner and the recipient of the Verne Gagne Scholarship/Leadership Award as a senior.

A native of Waconia, Minn. Joe won the state championships in 2005 and 2006 while attending Waconia High School. Joe also earned high school All-American honors in both folkstyle and freestyle. Joe graduated from the University of Minnesota in the Spring of 2011 with majors in Business Marketing Education and Applied Economics.