2006 Jack Reinwand 2 Lifetime Service Lodi (Small).jpgJack Reinwand has made his impact on wrestling in Wisconsin. His name will be remembered not only for his wrestling accomplishments, but also for his coaching. Duane Kleven, as Jack's collegiate coach reflects, "Jack has had a very positive influence on the sport of wrestling, both as a wrestler and a coach. His exciting style and exceptional ability on his feet did much to promote wrestling interest at Wisconsin. "Mr. Hustle" is the name given to Jack by Russ Hellickson. Russ relates that "he was one of the most explosive wrestlers we have ever had at Wisconsin and he proved his great wrestling abilities by winning the national championship at the collegiate level but also in winning a number in freestyle. Jack is a fine individual and totally dedicated to wrestling.
In 1971, Jack placed third in the WIAA state tournament for Wisconsin Rapids High School. He attended the UW-Madison in 1973-74 Jack and was the recipient of the George Martin Wrestling Scholarship. In 1975, Jack began to show what he could accomplish. He placed fourth in the NCAA, accumulated the most team points, most takedowns and earned the most valuable award for the team.
In 1976 Jack set his goals higher and accomplished what so many wrestlers strive for to become a Division I NCAA national champion at 126 pounds. Again, he accumulated the most team points, most takedowns, co-captain, most valuable and selected most dedicated for the team. His career record was 91-21-1 and a career takedown record of 380 before colleges expanded their schedules.
Jack also competed in the 1972, 1976 and 1980 Olympic trials at 125.5. While competing as a freestyle wrestler for USA he earned 3 national championships, placed 3 times in the World Cup and earned a Bronze medal at his first World Games in 1977. The 1980 Olympics were boycotted and that dream shattered.
During this time, he was a full time teacher and head coach for Lodi High School. He coached 528 individual tournament champions, 153 individual conference champions, 21 conference team titles, 14 regional championships, 8 sectional titles, 11 individual WIAA state champions, three WIAA Team State 2nd place finishes and two WIAA State Team Championships. He compiled a career dual meet record of 371-57-2 and more. He coached the Wisconsin Junior National Freestyle Team each summer, worked camps and clinics and opened his wrestling room to any individual who wanted to take advantage of his world class skills at no cost. He continues to coach at the middle school level and volunteers at the high school in Lodi.
In honor of these accomplishments, he has been inducted into the Lincoln High School Athletic Hall of Fame, the Wisconsin Wrestling Hall of Fame, Citizen of the Year for Lodi, several time District Coach of the Year, State Coach of the year, USA Magazine Wisconsin Man & Woman of the year with his wife Doreen (USA Wrestling Official IE). In 2013, he was inducted into the UW Madison Athletic Hall of Fame.

But what sets Jack apart is that he is a humble man and only wanted to achieve his goals and help others achieve theirs in wrestling. He is married to his wife Doreen since his junior year in college and has sons who were members of his first state team championship in 1998. His older son Caleb is a Navy Seal and his younger son Jacob excels across the USA in creative arts industry. The dominate colors of their house are red, white and blue!