Wrestling Career Data
High School: Trinity High School 1958-1962. Lettered 4 years 1961 State Champion Career record 61-7-4

College: Moorshead State College, Moorhead, MN 1962-1967 Lettered 4 years NCAA All-American

NAIA All-American two times Conference Champion Career record: 90-13
Coaching: Olivia High School/Bold* High School, Olivia, MN 1967-1998
Coaching record 367-21-10, 8th in Minnesota Coaches Win-Loss Records 6 State Champions

26 State Placewinners
86 State Entrants
7 District Team Championships
15 Conference Team Championships
89 Conference Individual Champions
26 Team Championships at various invitational tournaments

1991 Inductee into Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame 1998 Inductee into Moorhead State Hall of Fame

Richard and his wife Linda lived in Olivia, MN since 1967. They are the parents of daughter, Elizabeth and twin sons, Brad and Brian grandparents of six. George and Doris Kelvingotn, Richard's parents, reside in Washington, Pennsylvania.

* The Olivia School District became a consolidated school district in 1990 and is now know as Bold


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