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Coach McCormick

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  1. The Hoosier Hustle squad will compete in York, PA this weekend at the York Expo Center-Utz Arena in the Columbus Day Duals (hosted by Tyrant Wrestling) The event will be run on trackwrestling. Saturday (Oct. 7) --- wrestling begins at 1:00pm (3 rounds) Sunday (Oct. 8) --- wrestling begins at 9:00am (5 rounds) TEAMS Elementary School Division Middle School Division High School Division Apex, NJ Beast Training, CT A & B Core, NJ Bandits, VA Buxton Intense, NJ Beat the Streets NYC, NY Beast Training, CT Buxton, NJ Buxton Brawlers, NJ Buxton Extreme, NJ Cobra Kai, NJ Christiansburg, VA Contender Elite, PA Contender Elite, PA Dark Knights, PA CTWAY, CT Dark Knights, PA Eagle Riders, DE Legion of Doom, OH Devils, NJ Edge, NJ Mat Warriors, NJ Edge, NJ Emmaus, PA Red Hawk, NJ Indiana Smackdown, IN Florida Jets, FL RedNose, NJ Lost Boys, PA Gladiators, PA SIR, NJ Outsiders, MD HFG Storm, MD SMWC WolfPack, MD RHOMP, NJ High Point, NJ Team Nauman Grey, PA SIR, NJ Hoosier Hustle, IN Team Nauman Red, PA SMWC WolfPack, MD Howell, NJ Terps Hit Squad, MD South Plainfield, NJ Iowa Style Black, NY Terps Navy, MD Team Nauman Grey, PA Iowa Style Gold, NY Team Nauman Red, PA Keystone Select, PA Team Tugman, CT KT Kidz, CT Terps Super Kids, MD Lost Boys, PA Terps Xtreme, MD Lower Dauphin, PA Triumph , NJ Outsiders, MD Patriots, WV RedNose, NJ Seagull, NJ Silverbacks, CT SMWC WolfPack, MD South Side, CT Team Nauman Grey, PA Team Nauman Red, PA Team Northeast, NY Team Tugman, CT TN-D2, TN Turks Head, PA Tyrant, DE Valley Boyz, PA War Dog WC, NJ Weaver Elite, PA York Extreme, PA
  2. We had a great time with this group of young men. After going 5-0 and winning our pool, we ran into 3 outstanding academy all-star teams in the gold pool and went 0-3 to finish 4th overall. Our guys really battled hard and carried themselves well. Thomas Penola (Zionsville) went undefeated for Hoosier Hustle and wrestled out of his mind! He was in great shape and pushed his opponents past their breaking point in about every match. Several of our wrestlers rallied in individual matches to tie it up and then won in OT. Each of the wrestlers on this squad undoubtedly had a weak spot or two exposed that they need to come home and work on, but that is why we go to events of this nature. Many of the PA wrestlers really, really ride and turn efficiently on top. Overall, a great experience with a great group of young men who each represented their school and community with great effort and sportsmanship. Thank you to the IN and IL coaches who supported this project by allowing their wrestler to compete with Hoosier Hustle. A special congratulations to Ty Mills and Thomas Penola who have committed to wrestle for Duke and Purdue respectively. Two fine student-athletes! As I told the wrestlers this past weekend, the upcoming high school season will be my 30th, and final, season as a head high school wrestling coach. This past weekend was my last preseason event, and I, and our coaches, had a blast with this group of guys. These guys were a class act all the way around! Best of luck to all of the Hoosier Hustle squad members this upcoming high school season. Coach McCormick
  3. Hoosier Hustle 98 Carter Overby (Yorktown) 106 Zachary Todd (Yorktown) 113 Brayden Curtis (Yorktown) 120 Ty Mills (Brownsburg) 126 Brady McKivitz (Avon); Jacob Hall (Huntington North); Sebastian Stewart (Yorktown) 132 Xayvier Curtis (Yorktown) 138 Alex Barr (Yorktown) 145 Eric Hiestand (Yorktown) 152 Chandler Woenker (FW Luers); Grant Geisinger (Frankton) 160 Hunter Reed (Columbia City) 170 Cody Klettheimer (Frankton) 182 Jake Leske (McHenry - IL) 195 Thomas Penola (Zionsville); Tyson Enis (Yorktown) 220 285 Logan Petro (Mt. Zion - iL); Alan Diaz (Yorktown) Hoosier Hustle will open up with High Points, NJ at 1:00pm tomorrow.
  4. Fall Coaching Clinic- Dustin Meyers/ Kevin Ward

    Current Indiana wrestlers at Army West Point: Ben Harvey - Cathedral (Sophomore/USMAPS) Cael McCormick - Yorktown (Sophomore) Gunnar Larson - Avon (Freshman) Colton Cummings - Lowell (USMAPS) Brad Laughlin - Yorktown (USMAPS) Coach Braden Atwood - Delphi (Volunteer Assistant Coach)
  5. Fall Coaching Clinic- Dustin Meyers/ Kevin Ward

    Coach Ward, and his staff, are doing great things at Army WP. In addition to putting together a top 25 recruiting class for this season, they are "teaching coaches" in the room. Coach Ward and his staff are on the mat working with their athletes in the room every day on cutting edge technique and skills. As mentioned in his bio., Coach Ward wrestled at Oklahoma State under legendary coach John Smith. Coach Ward's experience at OSU is evident in his work ethic and mentoring of his athletes. Throw on top of all of that the fact that there are 5 Indiana boys currently on the WP/USMAPS roster along with a new coach who also wrestled in Indiana (Atwood); with another IN senior commit for next season already. Coach Ward has a lot of respect for IN wrestling and has put his money where his mouth is in recruiting in our state. I am looking forward to Coach Ward's sessions at our coaches' clinic this month. Should be some good stuff. Thank you to the IHSWCA for bringing in a head coach from a U.S. Service Academy. Coach McCormick
  6. We are in need of a 145 (+3) or a 152 (+3) for a duals event on Oct. 7-8 in PA. Our 152 can cut to 148 if necessary, so we have the flexibility of putting a call out for a talented 148 OR 155 to fill this open spot.Team dynamics: 2 state champs, a state runner-up, 5 state placers/qualifiers, and 4 semi-state qualifiers.If interested, please email me with your name and high school state accomplishments over past 1-2 years.We will wrestle 8 duals on Oct. 7-8 at the York Expo Center in York, PA.We will see many good east coast teams at this tournament. We finished 2nd at this event last year.If you have any questions, please contact me at tmccormick@yorktown.k12.in.us and/or 765-282-9136 (cell).Thank you,Coach McCormick
  7. Thank You Louis Rosbottom

    It is my understanding that Keith Davison is the new ISWA chairman. I first want to congratulate Keith on his new position and wish him the best of luck. I would like to thank Louis Rosbottom for everything he, and his wife Sharon, have done for the ISWA over the years. Their dedication and devotion to Indiana wrestling is immeasurable. I had the privilege of sitting on the ISWA board of directors for roughly 8 years (a number of years ago) with the Rosbottom's. When you start looking at the ISWA's annual budget meeting, services, programs, the ISWA office, trips, coaches, tournament management, etc, etc, etc, the ISWA is a HUGE undertaking and the Rosbottom's have been a positive influence and driving force behind all of these operations for many years. Thank you Louis for your servant leadership style of management. Indiana wrestling wouldn't be where it is today without everything you and Sharon have done with the ISWA. Regards, Trent McCormick Yorktown Wrestling
  8. Hoosier Hustle - 220 for PA Trip

    Still looking for a 220 for this Oct. 7-8 event. If interested, contact Coach McCormick at tmccormick@yorktown.k12.in.us
  9. Hoosier Hustle - 220 for PA Trip

    The Hoosier Hustle travel team is coming together nicely for the upcoming trip to York, PA. We have numerous state placers, qualifiers, and semi-state qualifiers on the squad. This can be a tough time of the year to find "bigger" guys due to the high school football season. In shoring up the team, we are looking for a 220 (+ 3 lbs) who would like to make the trip to PA with us. Anyone with regional (or better) experience would be considered. A football player could indeed still participate in this particular event if he wanted to. If interested in more information, please contact Coach McCormick at tmccormick@yorktown.k12.in.us
  10. Update on Indiana Boys in College

    Other Yorktown wrestling alumni competing in college: Schuyler Phillips (senior) - Findlay University Jacob Stephenson (junior) - Wabash College Myron Howard (junior) - Wabash College Brad Laughlin (redshirt) - USMAPS (Army WP prep school) Jacob Rhoades (freshman) - Briar Cliff University (Iowa) Josh Stephenson (freshman) - Manchester University
  11. Hoosier Hustle -- 160 and 182 - Spots Filled

    160 and 182 spots are filled. Thank you for the inquiries. Coach McCormick
  12. I will be taking a travel team (Hoosier Hustle) to the Columbus Day Duals in PA in early October. (Oct. 7-8) We are in need of a 160 and a 182 for this team/event. + 3 lbs allowance. Preferably looking for wrestlers who have been semi-state qual. (to ticket round); state qualifiers; or state placers. This is a pretty competitive event with top notch teams from primarily the eastern states. Will wrestle 8 duals at this event. Hoosier Hustle currently has 7 state qual./placers; and 4 semi-state qualifiers on board. There will be a custom 2-piece competition uniform for team members on this trip. If you are a fall-sport athlete, we do have a mechanism in place for fall-sport athletes to compete with us at this club event. If interested, please contact Coach McCormick at tmccormick@yorktown.k12.in.us for further details.
  13. Braden Atwood Added to Army West Point Coaching Staff From Army WP Athletic Website (www.goarmysports.com) http://www.goarmywestpoint.com/news/2017/8/15/wrestling-adds-atwood-to-staff.aspx?path=wrestling Congratulations Braden and... Go Army!
  14. Update on Indiana Boys in College

    Ben Harvey and Cael McCormick at Army West Point (West Point, NY) From Army West Point's athletic website: (www.goarmysports.com) 2016-17 Stats Ben Harvey -- Freshman • 174 • New Palestine, Ind. / Indianapolis Cathedral (USMAPS) Dual: 5-7 Md: 6 TF: 1 Falls: 1 - 2016-17 Record: 21-13 - Southeast Open (1st Place) - Roadrunner Open (3rd Place) - All-Academy Championships (2nd Place) - EIWA Conference Championships (7th Place) - Ben was extremely resilient and tough as a freshman wrestling every varsity event for the Black Knights this past season - He is projected to be back at 174 for the 2017-18 season Cael McCormick -- Freshman • 157/165 • Yorktown, Ind. / Yorktown Dual: 1-1 Md: 1 TF: 2 Falls: 6 - 2016-17 Record: 26-10 - Southeast Open (6th Place) - Bearcat Open (4th Place) - New York State Championships (1st Place) - Lock Haven Classic (3rd Place) - National Collegiate Open (6th Place) - Cael is projected to be at 165 for the 2017-18 season
  15. Recent link from www.goarmysports.com athletic website on Braden Atwood. http://www.goarmywestpoint.com/news/2017/8/15/wrestling-adds-atwood-to-staff.aspx Go Army!
  16. Army West Point wrestling has made some adjustments to their coaching staff headed into the 2017-18 season. The Black Knights were also recognized by all 3 major recruiting media outlets as having a top 25 recruiting class for 2017-18 (first time ever). * Braden Atwood (4X NCAA Qual. for Purdue) was brought on board the coaching staff as a volunteer assistant. He is already at West Point and doing a great job with the program. * Joe DeAngelo was recently hired as an assistant coach (2X NCAA qualifier for NC State) * Cam Simaz has been hired as the West Point WC head coach and will coach in various capacities in the Black Knight program (NCAA champion from Cornell Univ.)
  17. Camp approaches 60 wrestlers with addition of OH State Champion and State Placers from St. Paris Graham If Sunday is shaping up to be open for you, there is still room in our camp featuring Coach Kevin Ward (HC at Army West Point). We would enjoy having you at camp. First session starts at 10:00am (EST). You can pay at the door. ======================================= State Champions Registered: - Brayden Curtis (IN), Brad Laughlin (IN), Mason Parris (IN), Cade Rooks (IN), Ryan Thomas (OH), State Runner-Ups Registered: - Austin Franco (MI), Christian Hunt (IN), Sandro Ramirez (OH), Corey Shie (OH), Noah Warren (IN) State Placers/Qualifiers Registered: - Brady Chrisman (OH), Ryan Franco (MI), Cody Klettheimer (IN), Luke LaVanway (MI), Jacob Rhoades (IN), Graham Rooks (IN), Colt Rutter (IN), Jordan Slivka (IN), Trevor Snipes (IN), Josh Stephenson (IN), Jeffrey Thomas (OH), Aiden Warren (IN), Mason Winner (IN)
  18. We have 13 teams competing at Yorktown HS on Saturday, June 3. - Yorktown, Brownsburg Purple, Brownsburg White, Hamilton Hts, Delta, Columbus East, Knightstown, FW Northrop, Carroll, Rochester, Jimtown, Bloomington South, and North Central We would like to make a 14th team to even out the pools, and offer action to more wrestlers. We are planning to make up a "Renegade" team (the 14th team) with any individual wrestlers who would like to come to Yorktown on June 3 and fill one of the weight classes on this team. (First come- First serve) Cost is $15/wrestler 8th grade - rising 12th graders are welcome to wrestle High school weight classes (+5 lbs) You will get 5 matches on the day Weigh-ins start at 8:30am; Wrestling begins at 9:30am. If you are interested in wrestling on June 3 at Yorktown in a dual meet format, shoot Coach McCormick an email. tmccormick@yorktown.k12.in.us
  19. Just need a 170 and a 195 to round out the Renegade team for June 3. Coach McCormick
  20. Still have openings at 126, 132, 138, 170, 182, and 195
  21. Still have openings at 113, 126, 132, 138, 170, 182, 195. Wrestlers can be of JV and/or V skill level. This is a "community" based event where we strive to get kids some summer matches. See the above post for event details. Coach McCormick
  22. David Eli of Elkhart Memorial commits to

    A big congrats to David, his family, and the Elkhart Memorial wrestling program. Purdue is getting a fine young man! Congrats Coach Weaver!
  23. Thoughts on a rule change proposal for 2018

    I would like to see a 3 pt takedown. I would rather give 1 additional point for a takedown; rather than 1 additional point for nearfall.
  24. Ben Harvey has been a mainstay in the Army West Point varsity line-up all season. Last weekend, Cael McCormick was called up to the big leagues for Army's two duals against Lehigh and Bucknell at 165. Both Harvey and McCormick fell short against a very tough Lehigh squad on Friday. They both bounced back strong on Sunday against Bucknell where they both picked up bonus points for the Black Knights. It was neat to see two IN boys -- back to back-- in the Army WP varsity line-up. HOW IT HAPPENED (Lehigh Dual) 125: #7 Darian Cruz tech. fall over Trey Chalifoux, 22-7 (Lehigh leads, 5-0) 133: #9 Scott Parker tech. fall over Austin Harry, 21-6 (Lehigh leads, 10-0) 141: #14 Randy Cruz dec. over #16 Logan Everett, 3-1 (Lehigh leads, 13-0) 149: #12 Laike Gardner tech. fall over Nick Noel, 19-1 (Lehigh leads, 18-0) 157: #16 Russ Parsons maj. dec. over Cortlandt Schuyler, 15-2 (Lehigh leads, 18-4) 165: #14 Mitch Minotti maj. dec. over Cael McCormick, 12-3 (Lehigh leads, 22-4) 174: #4 Ryan Preisch dec. over Ben Harvey, 3-1 (Lehigh leads, 25-4) 184: Jack Wedholm dec. over Andrew Price, 7-4 (Lehigh leads, 25-7) 197: Rocco Caywood dec. over Thomas Murray, 4-2 (Lehigh leads, 25-10) 285: #16 Doug Vollaro dec. over Trevor Smith, 8-3 (Lehigh leads, 28-10) HOW IT HAPPENED (Bucknell Dual) (Army had 6 freshmen in the line-up) 125: Trey Chalifoux dec. over Jordan Gessner, 9-3 (Army leads, 3-0) 133: Austin Harry dec. over Joey Gould, 10-5 (Army leads, 6-0) 141: #19 Tyler Smith dec. over #16 Logan Everett, SV-1, 14-10 (Army leads, 6-3) 149: Seth Hogue dec. over Nick Noel, 15-11 (Tied, 6-6) 157: #14 Victor Lopez pins Lucas Weiland at 4:52 (Bucknell leads, 12-6) 165: Cael McCormick pins Logan Kerin at 6:38 (Tied, 12-12) 174: Ben Harvey maj. dec. over D.J. Hollingshead, 9-0 (Army leads, 16-12) 184: Garrett Hoffman dec. over Jack Wedholm, 5-4 (Army leads, 16-15) 197: #15 Tom Sleigh maj. dec. over C.J. Morgan, 14-4 (Bucknell leads, 19-16) 285: Tyler Greene dec. over Trevor Smith, 5-2 (Bucknell leads, 22-16) http://www.goarmywestpoint.com/news/2017/2/12/wrestling-black-knights-drop-hard-fought-match-to-bucknell.aspx?path=wrestling