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Born and raised in Malvern, Pennsylvania, Aaron Johnson trained at Team Foxcatcher, a prestigious training facility for Olympic wrestlers, from 1988 to 1994. He went on to be a 2 time PIAA high school place winner and also was a Freestyle and Greco state champion until moving to Indiana his junior year in high school where he was a state qualifier in 1995 for Pike high school, 2 time Freestyle state runner-up, and a member of Team Indiana. After graduating from Pike, he wrestled two varsity seasons at the University of Indianapolis.
After college, Johnson’s passion for wrestling morphed into a passion for Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling. He has won the Army Combatives Championship, IBJJF World Championship as a brown belt, UWW World Grappling Championship, and Pan American Games Championship. He has also won multiple USA Wrestling National Championships in Grappling. Johnson also was a member of the USA Grappling Team and also holds a pro MMA 7-2 fighting record. In addition to competing, Johnson also has coached at Pike HS, Guion Creek MS, Decatur Central HS, and at the University of Indianapolis.
“I’ve done a lot,” Johnson said. “I don’t need to really prove anything else to anybody or myself. “Now I’m to the point where I want to just sit back and focus on making world champions instead of being a world champion.” In addition to wrestling, Coach Johnson will also be offering Jiu Jitsu, Grappling and self-defense instruction.