National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Inductee: Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson is entering his 21st year as the “voice” of Iowa Public Television’s long-running sports series COLLEGE WRESTLING. During this time, Johnson has broadcast over 150 college wrestling meets for IPTV, the Fighting Illini Wrestling Network, ESPN, and Real Pro Wrestling. In 1984 he was director of wrestling for the Los Angeles Olympic Games. A native of Morning Sun, Johnson graduated from Coe College in 1976 and was a successful wrestling coach at Mount Vernon high school, which produced four-time state champion Greg Randall. Currently, Tim is head of the midwest chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and organizes the champions breakfast each year at the NCAA Division I tournament, one of the highlights of the weekend.