Coaches Hall of Fame: Allie Morrison

Hall of Fame – 1982

Coach Morrison also had a competitive career bettering that of Dan Gable. Morrison never lost a match on the mat as a competitor. He wrestled in Marshalltown, Iowa and went on to the University of Illinois. He was the Olympic champion in 1928.

Morrison coached at Omaha Central for 10-12 years with his last four, 1939-42, ending with state team championships. In 1943 he entered the armed forces and then returned to Nebraska to coach the newly founded wrestling program at Omaha University in 1949 a position he held until 1952.

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