Brent Jennings

Brent Jennings was a three-time state qualifier, including a runner-up finish at 126 pounds as a senior, with a career record of 90-13 for Clarinda High School.

He has been a wrestling coach for 32 years, including the last 28 years as the head coach of Osage High School.

Beginning his career at Osage in 1996, Jennings has 550 dual wins, which ranks fourth overall in Iowa history.

He has led the Green Devils to three State Dual titles and 11 State Dual appearances. Osage won traditional titles in 2020 and 2023 while finishing second in 2021 and 2022. The team scored the third-most points in Class 2A history with 175.5 points in 2023.

Jennings has coached his teams to 21 conference titles with 135 state qualifiers, 15 state champions and 82 place-winners. He has served as Junior Director for Iowa USA Wrestling the last nine years and led Iowa to the Freestyle National dual championship in 2021.

Junior Team Iowa won the freestyle and Greco-Roman crowns at the 2022 National duals and a team title at the prestigious 2022 U.S. Marine Corps Junior Freestyle Nationals in Fargo, North Dakota.


Bob Siddens Iowa High School Coaching Excellence Award

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