|Born||11 May 1955|
|Height||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Event(s)||82 & 100 kg freestyle|
|Club||Guru Hanuman Akhara|
|Coached by||Guru Hanuman (Daronacharya awardee)|
|Updated on 5 December 2014.|
Satpal Singh (born 1 February 1955), also known as Guru Satpal, is a wrestling coach and former wrestler of India. He was a Gold Medalist in 1982 Asian Games and a Bronze medalist in 1974 Asian Games.Today he is better known as the coach of two time Olympic medal winner Sushil Kumar.
He was awarded Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award of India, in 2015.
Satpal was born on 1 February 1955 in Bawana village in Delhi. He was coached by the famous wrestling coach Guru Hanuman at Hanuman Akhara, Delhi. Satpal was equally good in traditional kushti. In a 40-minute long fight, he defeated Hind Kesari Dadu Chaugule. However, he was later stunned by Yuvraj Patil on the 11 February 1984 at Khasbag Maidan, Kolhapur.
Satpal now works as Assistant Director of Education, Delhi. He is also the Chief Patron of School Games Federation of India. He runs an Akhada for coaching of wrestling with fellow coach Virender Singh from 1988 in Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi. He trained two time Olympic medal winner, Sushil Kumar for the Beijing Olympics 2008 and London Olympics 2012.
He was awarded Dronacharya Award in 2009 by the Indian Government. Earlier in 1983 he has been awarded by the Padma Shri award.