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Mike DeRoehn, one of the most familiar names in Wisconsin wrestling, enters his third season as Lakeland's head coach.
In the 2011-12 season, DeRoehn led the Muskies to their fifth-straight Northern Wrestling Association team title as three grapplers placed first in their respective weight class. Junior Ryan Renon became the program's seventh wrestler to qualify for Nationals at the 165-pound weight class after he became the program's second-ever grappler to win a Regional title.
Prior to coaching at Lakeland, DeRoehn coached at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh for eight years, including six as head coach.
Since 2006, DeRoehn has served as the state coach of the Wisconsin Wrestling Federation, an organization that works to improve Wisconsin wrestling for all ages. He will continue to work with the federation on a volunteer basis as the University Age Level Director.
He also owns and is head wrestling coach of World Class Wrestling School, which assists young men and women in developing their wrestling skills, building character and developing positive habits on and off the mat.
In 2010, he was named USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Junior National Coach of the Year.
DeRoehn was an award-winning wrestler at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, where he earned a bachelor's degree in physical education (2005). He has a master's in educational leadership from UW-Oshkosh (2009).
Fred Brown enters his second season as an assistant coach for the wrestling team.
Brown has coached 30 years at all levels including developmental, middle school, high school, junior national and college. Most recently, coach Brown was a member of the Coaches Apprentice Program (CAP) through USA Wrestling where he traveled to Turkey to attend the Senior World Wrestling Championships.
Prior to coaching at Lakeland, Brown was the head wrestling coach for 11 seasons at Sheboygan Falls High School. There he led the Falcons to 12 regional titles, two sectional titles and countless conference championships. Brown’s Falcons have been ranked in the Top 10 six of the last seven seasons.
Before assuming the head job at Sheboygan Falls, Brown served as an assistant coach at Somerset High School (79-80), Jefferson High (1981-83), Sheboygan Falls High School (83-91 and 95-2000) and Sheboygan North High School (91-95). Brown was also a graduate assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse from 1980-81. Brown wrestled in college at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
Brown graduated with a bachelor's in Physical Education at UW-River Falls. He earned his master's degree in Specially Designed PE from UW-La Crosse in 1981. In addition to coaching, Brown is an Instructor Trainer (IT) for the American Red Cross and teaches a number of instructor courses.
He currently resides in Sheboygan Falls with his wife Lori and has two children, Nathan and Stephanie.
Jose Quintana joins the Lakeland College wrestling coaching staff for the 2012-13 school year as the team's graduate assistant coach.
Quintana joins the Muskies after a four-year career at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he was a four-year letter winner and a four-year All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference performer. Wrestling at 149 lbs., Quintana finished with 84 career wins, including a 22-8 record as a senior when he finished as runner-up in the WIAC. As a freshman and sophomore he also wrestled under current Lakeland Head Coach Mike DeRoehn, who was the head coach at Oshkosh at the time.
Quintana also gained coaching experience with the Aviator Wrestling Club in Oshkosh, coaching Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling, and this past season he was part of a team that brought home ten state titles at the state tournament. In the summer of 2012 he also assisted with the Wisconsin Junior National Freestyle team. He also assisted with DeRoehn's World Class Wrestling School, helping run practices, workouts and camps for youth this summer.
Quintana is a native of Burnsville, Minn., where he was a multiple-time state placewinner and as a senior was a champion at 135 lbs. at the Oshkosh On The Water Tournament. He graduated from UW-Oshkosh in the spring of 2012 with a degree in liberal arts including an emphasis on Spanish.