To promote the great sport of wrestling and to emphasize the fundamentals that will allow our wrestlers the opportunity to succeed. The skills that will be taught and developed in this club will be necessary for success at the junior high and high school levels. Be a part of one of the top youth wrestling programs in the Mid-West!
Who Can Join:
Any interested student in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. Size makes no difference in wrestling. Your opponents are the same weight and age as you. EVERYONE GETS TO PARTICIPATE!
City High Wrestling Room, Iowa City High School.
NOVICE: Designed for first year wrestlers and wrestlers who have limited experience on the mat. Basic fundamentals will be the focus as well as having a good experience and having fun.
ADVANCED: For the more experienced wrestler as well as for the wrestler that wants to develop skills to have success in competition.
JUNIOR HIGH WRESTLERS:
This year 7th-8th graders will have the option of attending the Matpac practices or the high school practices when they start on November 12th. This will help further your skills and make your transition to high school easier. Contact Coach Connell if you would like more information or have any questions.
Joe Williams: 3X NCAA Champion, 4X All-American, 5th in the Olympics, Bronze Medal in the World Championships
Tyler Nixt: NCAA 3rd Place Finisher, All-American, 5th year coaching Matpac
Pete Robles: is in his 6th year as a Matpac Coach.
Cory Connell: Will be coordinating the Matpac kids club, he was a National Runner-up, All-American, Iowa Coach of the Year in 2010.
City High assistant coaches and current wrestlers will also be on hand at practices.
Session 1 - Tuesday, November 1st through Thursday, January 17th
- Novice - go every Monday and Wednesday from 6:30-8 pm.
- Advanced - go every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8 pm
Session 2 - Monday, January 21st through the end of February. Days and Times TBD.
- Novice and Advanced wrestlers have the option of registering for Session 2 at the conclusion of Session 1.
- Session 2 $35.00 (Includes an AAU card for the District and State AAU Championships.)
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER FOR SESSION 2 (JANUARY 21ST-END OF FEBRUARY) YOU CAN PAY THE EXTRA $35 ($100 TOTAL FOR SESSION 1 & 2) OR DO SO AT A LATER TIME. YOU GET A FREE AAU CARD WHEN YOU REGISTER AS LONG AS YOU WRESTLE UNDER THE MATPAC NAME AT TOURANMENTS!
You may also register at the parents/team meeting on Tuesday, October 30th at 6:00 pm in the Gym foyer. Mark Ironside will be there if you would like to buy new shoes at a discounted price. If you have any questions about our program, please see www.littlehawkwrestling.com or contact: Coach Cory Connell email@example.com or Coach Joe Williams– firstname.lastname@example.org
**The first week of practice will be free for anyone interested in learning more about the program and the sport.**
Please contact Coach Cory Connell for more information.
For any questions about Matpac Wrestling please contact Coach Cory Connell at: email@example.com or at 319-321-9097