Head Coach Brian Burzynski
Former Division II All-American Brian Burzynski was hired as Muhlenberg's head wrestling coach in 2011. Despite being undermanned, his first Mule team battled throughout the entire season and showed great improvement.
Burzynski is a 2002 graduate of Kutztown University, where he was a three-time NCAA Tournament qualifier. In his senior season, he finished seventh at 125 pounds to earn All-America honors. Burzynski also qualified for nationals after finishing second at the NCAA East Regional in both 2000 and 2001.
Burzynski served as team captain for two years and is tied for fifth in Kutztown history with his 79 career wins.
From 2006 to 2011, Burzynski was head coach of the Liberty High School junior varsity wrestling team, the largest in the area. He coached the team to a first place finish in the 2008 District 11 AA and AAA tournament and also assisted the varsity team.
Burzynski, who received his bachelor's degree in elementary education and earned a master's in instructional technology from Wilkes University, is a computer skills teacher at Nitschmann Middle School in Bethlehem.
A resident of Bethlehem, Burzynski wrestled scholastically at Pen Argyl High School, where he was a three-time state and two-time USA Junior Nationals qualifier. While in junior high school and high school, he trained with 1984 Olympic gold medalist Bobby Weaver.