Travis Rutt
Travis Rutt
Title: Head Wrestling Coach
Phone: 507-285-7206
Email: travis.rutt@rctc.edu

Travis Rutt is in his first season as the RCTC Head Wrestling Coach.  Rutt started with the Yelljackets in 2019 as an Assistant.  Over the past two seasons, Rutt assisted in coaching the Yellowjackets to their eighth straight MCAC and Region XIII/North District Championships in a row, coached 15 National Qualifiers, eight All-Americans at the NJCAA National Championships, and the 2020 NJCAA Non-Scholarship National Champions. Rutt was an NCAA Division I All-American for the University of Wisconsin before transferring to the University of Oklahoma, where he completed an undergraduate and master's degree from the University of Oklahoma. As a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Iowa and the Hawkeye Wrestling Club, Rutt coached multiple teams to the nation's top five, two NCAA DI National Champions, four Big Ten Conference Champions, a U23 World Team Member, a World Silver Medalist, and an Olympian. While on staff at Augsburg College, Rutt was a part of their 2015 NCAA Division III National Championship Team. Rutt finished his high school career as Minnesota’s winningest wrestler of all time. Rutt is also the Student Life Coordinator at RCTC. Coach Rutt lives with his wife Michele and their daughter Amilia.

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