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Featured News / David McFadden / Drexel Wrestling / Matt Azevedo / prtc

Drexel Announces Addition of David McFadden to Wrestling Staff

The Mert ’67 and Joanne ’69 Hill Head Coach of Wrestling Matt Azevedo announced...
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2021
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David McFadden / Drexel Wrestling / Matt Azevedo / prtc

Drexel Announces Addition of David McFadden to Wrestling Staff

The Mert ’67 and Joanne ’69 Hill Head Coach of Wrestling Matt Azevedo announced today the addition of four-time All-American David McFadden as a volunteer assistant coach. A graduate of Virginia Tech, McFadden will bring knowledge and experience to help Drexel continue its climb up the national ranks. Drexel Wrestling has high expectations for the … Continued

Jul
2021
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B.J. Futrell / BTS Philly / Penn Wrestling

Futrell Heads Back to UPenn

By Gina Perry for Intermat The University of Pennsylvania announced their new Assistant Coach today, one who is familiar with the program and its principles—BJ Futrell, a former PRTC athlete and incredible asset to the Philadelphia wrestling community. Futrell was most recently the Director of Mentoring for Beat the Streets Philadelphia where he worked very … Continued

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Mark Hall

Mark Hall downs Drew Foster at FCA "Truth and Technique" event

Charlotte, NC – Coach Slay, Mark Hall and David McFadden joined FCA Wrestling last Friday night for its inaugural “Truth and Technique” event. The five-bout card was hosted by Elevation Church and broadcast live via their YouTube channel. Hall competed in the main event against UNI grad Drew Foster, a 2019 NCAA champion. McFadden assisted … Continued

Jun
2021
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Joey McKenna / Ryan Miller

PRTC Weekend Wrap: Ryan Miller Takes Silver at Junior Pan Ams, and Joey McKenna Earns Bronze at Poland Open

Feature Photo of Ryan Miller Courtesy of Osvaldo Aguilar/United World Wrestling. Two Pennsylvania Regional Training Center athletes competed in international competitions last week, and both brought home medals. On Saturday, Ryan Miller wrestled in the Junior Pan American Championships in Oaxtepec, Mexico. Miller, who earned a spot on the Junior Pan Am Team at 57 … Continued

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2021
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Register for the PRTC Pre-Fargo Training Camp, Sunday June 27

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center is hosting a pre-Fargo training camp on Sunday, June 27. The camp is run by PRTC Executive Director and Olympic gold medalist Brandon Slay. It will take place at Underground Wrestling Club in Runnemede, NJ. This camp is free for all wrestlers eligible to train with the PRTC. The camp, … Continued

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2021
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Joey McKenna / Pan Am Championships / USA

Joey McKenna Becomes PRTC’s First Pan American Champion

Outscoring his opponents 46-6, Joey McKenna became the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center’s first Pan American Champion. McKenna won all his matches, finishing with a perfect 4-0 record at 65 kg.  On the way to his first Senior international gold medal, McKenna defeated Brazil’s Marcos De Brito Siqueira 10-0 in the finals. He also beat NCAA … Continued

May
2021
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Mark Hall / prtc

Mark Hall: A Servant's Heart and a Call to Coaching

Serving others, it’s one of the main core values practiced at the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center. You can witness our senior level athletes living out this core value day to day as they volunteer with Beat the Streets programs around the city of Philadelphia. This weekend, the 2021 US Open Freestyle Champion at 86 kg … Continued

May
2021
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prtc / U23

PRTC crowns two champions and five total place winners at U23 Northeast Regional Championships

Over the weekend, the Pennsylvania RTC sent 18 individuals to compete in the U23 Northeast Regional Championships in Pocono Manor, Pa. The wrestlers competed in freestyle, putting on a strong performance as they netted five placements and two individual titles. Neil Antrassian earned the tournament’s outstanding wrestler honors after running through the 86 kg bracket … Continued