Wrestling Recruiting / Michigan / Dundee, MI / Dundee High School / Connor Kiernan

Connor Kiernan '26 Recruiting Profile

Dundee High SchoolDundee, MIWrestling
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ClubBurnett Trained Wrestling
Primary Position141 lb
Secondary Position149 lb
State Champion1
Overall Record10-0
Best PositionTop


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Personal Statement

I really just started coming into my own in middle school in 2020. My style has always been unorthodox so my Dad sent me to the best coaches he could find for that. I spent most of my childhood and middle school years going to NCAA Champion Mitch Clark's leg riding camps. I have travelled to work with Ben and Max Askren and will continue to do so as I love scrambling. Mike Krause was a very influential coach in my life and he believed in me during my awkward phases and encouraged me to keep at it. I also have a private Greco Roman coach, Ty WIldmo and study with him year round. My shot style is patterned after John Smith and we extensively work on his drills and skill building for the low single and the duck under. I plan to attend the Oklahoma State technique camps to try and work with John directly if they have those camps again.  

What my Dad was trying to do was expose me to the best coaches for the unorthodox instincts I had naturally rather then trying to discourage me from being myself as a wrestler.  Coach Tim Roberts from Dundee turned out to be a good fit as he is open minded and understands that wrestlers of different dispositions and body types are going to gravitate to different techniques.  We didn't just watch youtube videos of crazy stuff and try to make it work. We dug deep into the actual work needed to master these techniques. Unfortunately Tim retired right before I would have been able to wrestle for him. 

The wrestlers I most admire are Jason Nolf, Bo Nickal, Ben Askren, Mitch Clark, John Smith, and J'Den Cox. And they have all had a big influence on my style. 


High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity
  • 1 year
  • 2023 Varsity Team
  • Individual Awards
  • Ranked #4 at 144 on Michigan Grappler.
  • 2020 Club/Travel Team

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience
  • 2 seasons
  • 2020 Burnett Trained Wrestling
  • 2018 Team Shamrock/NxtLvL Wrestling
  • The final year that Mike Krause was the coach for Team Shamrock at Detroit Catholic Central.

Coach References

  • Other
  • Mitch Clark
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Mike Krause


  • Crossfit/Powerlifting
  • 4 years
  • Has been Olympic Powerlifting for years.
  • Leg Riding
  • 6 years
  • Connor has been attending ALL of NCAA Mitch Clark's leg riding camps and has advanced knowledge of leg riding tactics.
  • Greco Roman Private Coaching
  • 4 years
  • Connor has had a private Greco Roman Coach, Ty Wildmo, and has been training in Greco-Roman throughout the year. (Including during Folkstyle season).
  • Scrambling camps.
  • 5 years
  • Connor has been regularly attending camps with Cliff Fretwell and Ben Askren to develop advanced scrambling techniques, having taken interest in this from a young age.


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High School Information

Phone(734) 529-7008

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Awards and Activities

  • AwardsI scored 1040 on the 8/9 PSAT.

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