In addition to successful stints as a competitive powerlifter, bodybuilder and amateur boxer, Dustin wrestled in high school and was always drawn to training athletes in the worlds oldest and toughest sport.
In 2012, Coach Myers accepted the position of Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Ohio Regional Training Center for Olympic wrestling at The Ohio State University. During his tenure, Coach Myers helped the Ohio State Wrestling team win its first NCAA Championship in school history, a pair of runner up NCAA finishes and 3 team Big10 titles.
In addition to the Buckeyes, some of the athletes he has worked with include 2x NCAA Champ Tommy Rowlands, 3x World Team member Reece Humphrey, Olympic Champion Kyle Snyder, and top MMA prospect Lance Palmer. He has also worked extensively with UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown and former Ohio State football stars Chris “Beanie” Wells, Antonio Pittman, Maurice Clarett, and Dan “Boom” Herron.
Coach Myers is also a founding partner of the supplement company Max Effort Muscle. He has appeared on the cover of Natural Muscle Magazine (June 2016) and is a regular content contributor to Flowrestling and the Muscle & Strength website.
In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:
- How a high school wrestler began coaching Olympians
- Training collegiate wrestlers
- How to periodize training for weekly peaks
- Relationship of volume and intensity on athletic performance
- What is the Gutcheck and why does it exist
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