Glen O. Johnson: Hall of Fame Inductee
Glen O. Johnson was a member of the Winona State University wrestling program that would eventually develop into a national power. His success at the collegiate level came in wrestling, where he earned back-to-back second-place finishes in the Northern Intercollegiate Conference Championships.
After earning his undergraduate degree at Winona State, Johnson went on to teach and coach at Chattifled, MN High School. He then returned to Winona State, where he was an assistant coach for both football and wrestling while earning his masters degree. He would later teach and coach in Elgin, IL before attending the University of Iowa where he was a teaching assistant while earning his Ph.D.
Johnson’s professional career blossomed at the University of Nebraska where he continues to work.
At Nebraska he has received the Nebraska Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation State Honor Award, Distinguished Teaching Award, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Research Fellowship and American College of Sports Medicine Fellowship.
Wrestling Captain 1958-1960
2nd NIC Championships 1958 – 130 pounds
2nd NIC Championships 1959 – 137 pounds
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