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Dan Gable

Retired American Olympic Wrestler and Head Coach

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 Dan Gable Biography

Gable served as the University of Iowa's head wrestling coach for 21 years. As Iowa's all-time winningest coach, Gable compiled a career record of 355-21-2, all at Iowa. He coached 152 all-Americans, 45 national champions, 106 Big Ten champions and 10 Olympians, including four gold medallists.Gable's teams won the Big Ten title every year he was the head of the Iowa program. He had a winning percentage of .932 and captured nine consecutive NCAA Championships (1978-86). That equals the longest streak of national titles won by any school in any sport, and is also held by Yale golf (1905-13) and Southern Cal track (1935-43).

Gable coached many United States teams in international freestyle competition. He is a three-time Olympic head coach (1980, 1984 and 2000). The 1984 Olympic team, which featured four Hawkeyes, won seven gold medals. He was an assistant freestyle coach at the 1988 Olympics.

Gable coached the U.S. team to a bronze medal at the 1986 Goodwill Games and has led several all-star teams to Europe and the Soviet Union. He was an assistant on the 1989 World Team that competed in Switzerland.

Gable earned national fame in 1972 when he won a gold medal at the Summer Olympics. On his way to the championships, he did not surrender a point to any of his opponents.

During his prep and college careers, Gable compiled an unbelievable record of 182-1. He was undefeated in 64 prep matches and 118-1 at Iowa State. He won his first 117 college matches, and NCAA record, before suffering his only defeat in the NCAA finals his senior year. Gable was a three-time all-American, three-time Big Eight champion and two-time national champion.

Gable was named to the U.S.A. Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1980 and to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 1985. He was named the nation's outstanding wrestler by the AAU in 1970 and the U.S. Wrestling Federation in 1971. He was the Amateur Wrestling News Man of the Year in 1970.

Gable was born Oct. 25, 1948 in Waterloo. He received his B.S. degree from Iowa State in 1971. He and his wife, Kathy, have four daughters: Jennifer, Annie, Molly and Mackenzie.

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Dan Gable

Retired American Olympic Wrestler and Head Coach

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Dan Gable Biography

Gable served as the University of Iowa's head wrestling coach for 21 years. As Iowa's all-time winningest coach, Gable compiled a career record of 355-21-2, all at Iowa. He coached 152 all-Americans, 45 national champions, 106 Big Ten champions and 10 Olympians, including four gold medallists.Gable's teams won the Big Ten title every year he was the head of the Iowa program. He had a winning percentage of .932 and captured nine consecutive NCAA Championships (1978-86). That equals the longest streak of national titles won by any school in any sport, and is also held by Yale golf (1905-13) and Southern Cal track (1935-43).

Gable coached many United States teams in international freestyle competition. He is a three-time Olympic head coach (1980, 1984 and 2000). The 1984 Olympic team, which featured four Hawkeyes, won seven gold medals. He was an assistant freestyle coach at the 1988 Olympics.

Gable coached the U.S. team to a bronze medal at the 1986 Goodwill Games and has led several all-star teams to Europe and the Soviet Union. He was an assistant on the 1989 World Team that competed in Switzerland.

Gable earned national fame in 1972 when he won a gold medal at the Summer Olympics. On his way to the championships, he did not surrender a point to any of his opponents.

During his prep and college careers, Gable compiled an unbelievable record of 182-1. He was undefeated in 64 prep matches and 118-1 at Iowa State. He won his first 117 college matches, and NCAA record, before suffering his only defeat in the NCAA finals his senior year. Gable was a three-time all-American, three-time Big Eight champion and two-time national champion.

Gable was named to the U.S.A. Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1980 and to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 1985. He was named the nation's outstanding wrestler by the AAU in 1970 and the U.S. Wrestling Federation in 1971. He was the Amateur Wrestling News Man of the Year in 1970.

Gable was born Oct. 25, 1948 in Waterloo. He received his B.S. degree from Iowa State in 1971. He and his wife, Kathy, have four daughters: Jennifer, Annie, Molly and Mackenzie.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dan Gable for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dan Gable, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dan Gable or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dan Gable?

    Booking fees for Dan Gable, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dan Gable, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dan Gable?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dan Gable for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dan Gable for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dan Gable or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dan Gable or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dan Gable is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dan Gable for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Dan Gable generally travels from Iowa City, IA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jim Morris, Dave Dravecky, Jason Lezak, Shawn Johnson and Steve Garvey. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dan Gable for an upcoming event.

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