The Dakota Rattlers is looked upon as one of the leading wrestling organizations in North Dakota.  We welcome all levels of wrestlers; from the beginner wanting to learn the fundamentals of the sport, to those wishing to be competitive on the state, regional or even national level. We teach the fundamentals of Folkstyle (high school), Freestyle (Olympic) and Greco-Roman wrestling. 

Overall, the success of our club is a direct reflection of the dedicated parents, families and coaches that put so much time and effort into making the Dakota Rattlers one of the premier youth wrestling clubs in the state.
Coaching Staff
Coaches-our lineup of coaches bring top-notch wrestling and coaching experience to the club with the goal of teaching our kids the discipline of the sport of wrestling while having fun:

Derek Bischof-Head Coach
Coach Bischof is a 3-time North Dakota state high school champion who went on to wrestle for North Dakota State University. He has coached the Rattlers for over 10 years and is well versed in all three wrestling styles...Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-roman. Derek is currently the assistant coach for Minot High.

Justin Racine
Another Minot High wrestling alumni, Justin was assistant coach for Minot High for 6 years and is the current Minot High wrestling head coach. Justin led his 2017 Minot High Magicians to a 2017 state title and earned Class A Coach of the Year.

Brock Nagel
Welcome Brock to the Rattler Staff.  Brock came from Linton High School where he was a state placer for the Lions.  He spent time coaching in Kindred and is currently the Bishop Ryan assistant coach.

Tanner Chrissler
Tanner is a senior MSU Beaver back for his 5th year with the Rattlers.  He was a 4-time state wrestler in ND for Turtle Mountain High School and is currently wrestling 149 for the Beavers.
Jered Sublet
Back for his fourth year as a Rattler coach, Jered is the starting 141 pounder for the MSU Beavers.  He was an Oregon state champion.

Keegan Berry
Keegan is the starting 184 pounder for the MSU Beavers.  He was a state finalist out of Casper, Wyoming.  This is his 3rd season with the Rattlers.

Zach Berry
Welcome Zach to our coaching staff.  Zach waas a three-time state wrestling tournament participant at Decatur High School... Placed fourth and fifth in state... Named high school's Hardest Working award three times and is currently wrestling 149/157 for MSU.
Boyd Rakness
A Minot High Alumni and state placer, Boyd brings experience and patience to the wrestling room.  He is currently a co- president of the Rattler Board.  

Evan Forde
Current Minot State University Head Coach, brings his coaching talents to the room.  A standout wrestler from Fargo, wrestled at the collegiate level for MSU-M from 2006-2011 and was Team Captain from 2009-2011.  Prior to coming to MSU, Evan was assistant coach for MSUM

Dakota Rattlers Wrestling Board

   Executive Board:
Derek Bischof
Lance Haugen
Steve Hoffart

Current Acting Board:
Boyd Rakness
Jarid Lundeen

Co-Vice Presidents  
  Brian Walz
Justin Racine

    Shannon Racine
Kendra Neff

    Tamera Harvey
Kristina Byer