Mike Medchill was the first state wrestling champion from Mineral Point High School. There he won 2 state championships under the direction of Wisconsin Wrestling Hall of Fame Coach Allen Bauman. As a senior, he won his 3rd state championship wrestling for McFarland HS and coach Gary Van Wormer. In the finals, he had to beat his friend, 2 time state runner-up and former Mineral Point teammate Jim Grimm.

Don Hafeman was the first Wisconsin wrestler to win 3 state championships, Mike was the second to do so and the first to win 3 championships and go undefeated throughout his high school career (100-0). This record stood until Matt Hanutke went undefeated and won 4 consecutive state championships.

2008 Micheal Medchill  Mineral Point - Mcfarland.jpgIn 1969, Mike went on to win the NJCAA national championship at 145# (Mesa Community College). After a serious MVA in the summer of 1969, he sat out one year, then attended Mankato State where he placed 2nd in NCAA (Div 2) in 1971(150#) and 1972(158#). Both years outscored by Stan Dziedzic (Bronze medal winner in the 1976 Olympics). He has been inducted into the Mineral Point Wrestling Hall Of Fame (charter member), the Mesa Community College Hall of Fame (charter member) and the NJCAA Wrestling Hall of Fame.

In 1985, Dr. Michael Medchill graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed a residency (1989) in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Phoenix, Arizona. He practiced with the Marshfield Clinic (Chippewa Falls) for 3 years before returning to Phoenix to become a member of the teaching faculty in the Phoenix Integrated Residency Program in OB/GYN. In 2001 he went into full time private practice and now delivers about 700-800 babies per year.

Physician honors include scientific publications, residency teacher of the year(twice), Phoenix Top Docs (twice), Chairman of the Dept of OB/Gyn in Chippewa Falls, Chairman of the Dept of OB/GYN St.Joseph Hospital (Phoenix), President of the Phoenix Ob/Gyn Society, and board member of the Pacific Coast OB/Gyn Society.

Mike is the son of George and Marilyn Medchill. He currently lives in Phoenix with his wife (Laurie) of 32 years and has 5 adult children. He has 3 brothers, Patt, Dudley and Doak. Doak's son Brad won the Texas state wrestling championship (2003) and went on to wrestle for the University of Iowa.