PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown University wrestling has added Matt Meuleners as an assistant coach, Brown head coach Todd Beckerman announced on Wednesday as the two-time NCAA Division II national champion joins the Bears from the University of Nebraska where he served as an assistant coach for the past four seasons.
"I am extremely excited to have Matt join our coaching staff," Beckerman said. "From his storied athletic career to his coaching experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to our team. Matt will make an immediate impact working with our upper weight classes."
Serving as a volunteer assistant coach at Nebraska from 2013-17, Meuleners worked primarily with the upper weights and helped Nebraska to a 49-13 dual record and four top-12 finishes at the NCAA Championships. Meuleners served in a variety of roles for the wrestling program and assisted with the Nebraska Regional Wrestling Training Center and summer camps.
"Coach Beckerman has built a strong program at Brown, and I am looking forward to joining a team that has such positive momentum," Meuleners said. "My experience as a coach at Nebraska and career on the wrestling mat will help me to support our student-athletes as they strive for success."
Meuleners wrestled at 197 lbs. and heavyweight while attending Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., for five years. During his tenure, Meuleners won back-to-back NCAA Division II national titles and graduated as a four-time NCAA All-American.
A native of Young America, Minn., and product of Central High School, Meuleners graduated with a degree in human performance and fitness from Northern State in 2013.