Cornell Coach Mike Duroe battles brain cancer

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Mike Duroe has been the head wrestling coach at Cornell College since 2005. He has also been heavily involved with USA Wrestling and the Hawkeye Wrestling Club during his career. He was diagnosed with glioblastoma in September. See a video and several articles below detailing his fight. On Saturday, Cornell will host the always tough Matman Invitational. On Sunday, Duroe will receive a Lifetime Service to Wrestling award from the Iowa Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame during the Iowa vs. Oklahoma State match.

Mike Duroe, Cornell’s longtime wrestling coach, vows to fight back against brain cancer (Des Moines Register)

Cornell’s Mike Duroe determined to take down cancer (Cedar Rapids Gazette)

Sesker Slant: Class Act Duroe Battling Brain Cancer (The Predicament)

A GoFundMe page has also been set up for Coach Duroe – Coach Mike Duroe Medical Fund