University of Iowa Athletics
Assistant Coach

Bobby Telford

Bobby Telford - Men's Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics


Bobby Telford joined the Hawkeye coaching staff in August, 2018.

Since joining the staff, the Hawkeyes have won one NCAA team championship, three Big Ten regular season dual titles and two Big Ten tournament titles. Iowa has crowned two NCAA champions, 11 Big Ten champions and 32 All-Americans.

Telford graduated from the University of Iowa in 2015. Following graduation, he competed for the Hawkeye Wrestling Club and climbed as high as No. 5 in the country at 125 kilograms.

Telford wrestled for the Hawkeyes from 2011-15, earning All-America honors in 2012, 2014 and 2015. He completed his career with an overall record of 108-27 while wrestling at 285 pounds.

Telford lives in Iowa City with his wife, Alex.