May
2023
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Featured News / Brandon Slay / David McFadden / Drexel Wrestling / Joey McKenna / Jordan Burroughs / Mark Hall / Maximus Hale / Penn Wrestling / Pennsylvania RTC / Senior Nationals / Tyler Berger / US Open

Tyler Berger Wins US Open!

Las Vegas, NV – In a come-from-behind victory, Tyler Berger won the 70kg US...
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May
2022
09
Brandon Slay / David McFadden / Joey McKenna / Jordan Burroughs / Mark Hall / Pan Am Championships / Pennsylvania RTC / USA Wrestling

McKenna and Burroughs Win Pan American Gold

Acapulco, Mexico – The PRTC earned two more gold medals this past weekend helping Team USA dominate the competition at the Pan American Championships. Joey McKenna (65kg) won his second Pan Am title while Jordan Burroughs (79kg) won his fifth. Coach Brandon Slay, having coached Mark Hall and David McFadden to US Open titles a … Continued

May
2022
01
Brandon Slay / David McFadden / Drexel Wrestling / Joey McKenna / Jordan Burroughs / Mark Hall / Penn Wrestling / Pennsylvania RTC / Senior Nationals / USA Wrestling

McFadden and Hall Win National Championships

Las Vegas, NV – “It was the best Senior National performance in PRTC history!”  Executive Director and Head Coach Brandon Slay was happy that two of his full-time resident athletes each came away with a championship title on Saturday night at the US Open. “Mark Hall made history by becoming our first two-time US Open … Continued

Apr
2022
14

Jordan Burroughs Accepts FINAL X Berth

Written and Published by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling – April 14, 2022 2012 Olympic champion and five-time World champion Jordan Burroughs (Philadelphia, Pa./Sunkist Kids/Pennsylvania RTC) has officially accepted his 79 kg men’s freestyle berth in Final X. Burroughs will battle for a spot on the 2022 U.S. World Team in Final X New York. presented … Continued

Jul
2019
25
BTS Philly / Penn Wrestling / Pennsylvania RTC

Pennsylvania RTC 2019 Fargo Recap

Pennsylvania Regional Training Center wrestlers brought home eight medals from the prestigious USMC/USAW National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota last week. Leading the way were Junior Greco-Roman champion Angel Garcia and Junior men’s freestyle runner-up Cole Urbas. Angel is the PRTC’s first Fargo champion and one of four Beat the Streets Philadelphia wrestlers to earn … Continued

Jul
2019
18
Bryan Pearsall / Cadet Nationals

Bryan Pearsall leads Pennsylvania Cadet National Freestyle Team to their 2nd straight national championship

We want to congratulate University of Pennsylvania Head Assistant and PRTC Coach, Bryan Pearsall for leading the Pennsylvania Cadet National Freestyle Team to their 2nd straight national championship. Bryan was recently interviewed by The Open Mat about the future of Penn Wrestling and the impact of the PRTC. Bryan brings a wealth of knowledge to … Continued

Jun
2018
14
Brandon Slay

Brandon Slay's Letter to Olympic Medalists

This letter was originally published through the Player’s Tribune and can be viewed here.   Dear Olympic Medalists, Let’s fast forward to the end of the Olympics. You’ve obtained your life goal, reached the top of your personal Everest and won a gold medal. Congratulations. Your countless hours of work, sacrifice and tears have paid off. … Continued

Sep
2017
15
Brandon Slay / Dave Shultz Memorial / USA Wrestling

20 Years Later, Looking Back at the First Dave Schultz Memorial

The Dave Schultz Memorial International was founded in 1999 to honor the late Dave Schultz, an American wrestling legend, and one of the greatest ambassadors of the sport. Nearly 20 years later, the tournament has become a staple of the U.S. freestyle circuit. USA Wrestling has taken a look back at the original 1999 Schultz … Continued