NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS

Official Store



    Ryan Bertin
    Ryan Bertin

    Position:
    Volunteer Assistant Coach

    Experience:
    2 years at NU

    Alma Mater:
    Michigan, 2005



    Ryan Bertin joined the staff of Northwestern in the fall of 2006. The two-time NCAA champion and four-time All-American is one of the most accomplished collegiate wresters of all time.

    Bertin, brother of Northwestern senior Kyle Bertin, wrestled at the University of Michigan. Bertin won the NCAA championship at 157 pounds in 2003 and 2005. He was a four-time NCAA All-American and 2005 Big Ten Wrestler of the Year. He ranks fifth on Michigan's all-time wins list with a 142-21 career mark. He was a three-time NWCA All-Academic and three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. During his senior season in 2004-05 he posted a 31-1 record with a perfect 18-0 dual mark. He finished second at the Big Ten Championships and won the NCAA title.

    During the 2008-09 season, Bertin worked closely with true freshman 157-pounder Jason Welch, who reached the finals of the Big Ten Championships and posted two wins in the NCAA Championships.

    Bertin prepped at National Power, St. Edward High School. He was a 2000 Asics Tiger High School
    First Team All-American ... 2000 USA Wrestling Dream Team ... National High School 152 pound
    champion ... 152 pound Ohio state champion (2000) ... Junior National Freestyle All-American

    Bertin previously served (2005-2007) as a coach of the Wildcat Wrestling Club and resides in Evanston.