Dan Cysewski, Jr.

Class of 2015

Cary Grove

Dan Cysewski, wrestling at 125 pounds in 1973 at Glenbrook South, was an All State wrestler for coach Bill Fuller.

At Indiana University, coached by Olympic Champion Doug Blubaugh, Cysewski was All Big Ten and an NCAA National Championship Qualifier in 1978.

As the Head Coach for Cary Grove the last 27 years, Cysewski lead teams produced 4 IHSA Regional Championships, 2 Fox Valley Conference Championships and he earned their Coach of the Year Award in 1989. He has coached 31 State Qualifiers and had five All State wrestlers.

For over 20 years Cysewski ran the District 155 Wrestling Camp that gave wrestlers from all of McHenry County an opportunity to wrestle and polish their skills. In addition he was a longtime assistant coach of the Illinois Freestyle Team in the early 1980’s.

Dan has been happily married for 30 years to Kris. Together they have four children Chad 28, Kacie 25, Dylan 21, and Madelyn 18.