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Knight, Dan

Athletics - dan-knight.jfifDan Knight – Class of 1987

Induction Class of 2013 – Wrestling

Dan Knight is a 1987 graduate of Clinton High School.  Knight was the seventh wrestler in the State of Iowa to become a four-time state champion and one of six wrestlers to finish undefeated.  Knight’s high school record was 128-0.

After high school, Knight earned All-American honors at Iowa State.  Knight is a former teacher and coach at Clinton High School.  Knight is currently the head wrestling coach at Bettendorf High School where his wrestling teams have placed in the top three at both the state individual tournament and the state dual team tournament for the past four years.  Knight’s 2012 Bettendorf team won both titles.  Knight is a member of the Iowa High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame, the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame, and the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame.