Dakota Darsow is a second generation professional wrestling superstar from Minneapolis Minnesota. At the age of 18 Dakota started persuing his life long dream of being twice the performer than his father ever was, and began his training into wrestling stardom. Under the tutelage of his father( WWE, WCW, NWA legend) Barry Darsow, and former WCW Cruiserweight Champion Lenny Lane, Dakota was trained to be a champion. After training in the Lane Dojo and wrestling on the Midwest indy scene for over a year Dakota had his first opportunity for the big time when he received a try out with the WWE at their developmental territory Florida Championship Wrestling. Soon after Dakota signed a contract with World Wrestling Entertainment and relocated to Tampa, Florida where he continued his training under Steve Keirn, Dr. Tom Pritchard, Norman Smiley, Billy Kidman, and the American Dream Dusty Rhodes. During his time at FCW Dakota faced now WWE superstars such as former WWE Heavyweight Champion Sheamus, former Intercontinental Champion Drew Mcintyre, former WWE Tag Team Champions the Hart Dynasty (David Hart Smith and Tyson Kid), and every member of the Nexus (Wade Barrett, Heath Slater, Justin Gabriel, David Otunga, Mike McGillicutty, and Husky Harris). After being with FCW Dakota was released from his contract, but left with more knowledge and experience than he came there with. Since his departure he has kept himself in the wrestling scene on independent shows and by helping as a trainer at "The Nastyville School of Pro Wrestling" alongside long time family friend Brian Knobs. In Novemebr of 2010 Dakota even appeared on the A&E Biography "Finding Hulk Hogan." Dakota is now a part of one of Florida's top tag teams "N V US," along with "The Great" Kennedy Kendrick, and they are Florida Underground Wrestling's Tag Team Champions. Dakota now resides in Clearwater Florida, and is surpassing everything that his father has done in the world of professional wrestling.