wrestling coach Brad Dieckhaus

Northern Illinois senior, Brad Dieckhaus, was selected to the National Wrestling Coaches Association’s 2012 All-Academic Team.

Dieckhaus was one of 87 wrestlers in the country to earn the honor, which is given to individuals who boast at least a 3.3 GPA and either advance to the NCAA Championships or sport an excellent regular season win-loss record. Dieckhaus received a 4.0 GPA.


  • 2011 Mid-American Conference Champion at 184lbs
  • 2x NCAA Div. 1 qualifier
  • 2x Mid-American Finalist
  • 2011-2012 Bruce Swierczewski Most Valuable Wrestler Award
  • 2011 Northern Illinois Play of the year award

High School

  • HS state finalist at 160lbs
  • 2007 Class 4 Most improved wrestler


  • 2012 Master of Science in Sports Management emphasis on business and sales
  • 2011 Bachelors of Science in corporate communications