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Featured News / Dan Vallimont / Ethan Lizak / Evan Barczak / Joey McKenna / Mauro Correnti / Nick Incontrera / Tony Tolbert

Pennsylvania RTC Bill Farrell International Recap

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center had a successful showing at the 2019 Bill Farrell...
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Nov
2019
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Dan Vallimont / Ethan Lizak / Evan Barczak / Joey McKenna / Mauro Correnti / Nick Incontrera / Tony Tolbert

Pennsylvania RTC Bill Farrell International Recap

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center had a successful showing at the 2019 Bill Farrell International, a highly competitive qualifying tournament for the Olympic Team Trials. The highlight of the weekend was Joey McKenna’s fourth place finish at 65kg. McKenna dominated his first three opponents, including 2x NCAA Champion Dan Heil, on his way to semifinals. … Continued

Nov
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Dan Vallimont / Ethan Lizak / Evan Barczak / Joey McKenna / Lukas Richie / Mauro Correnti / Nick Incontrera / Tony Tolbert

PRTC Bill Farrell International 2019 Preview

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center (PRTC) will send a strong group of men’s freestyle wrestlers to the Bill Farrell International this Saturday, November 16. Competition starts at 9:30a and will be at the New York Athletic Club off 58th St and 7th Avenue. The finals start at 6p. The Bill Farrell is a qualifying tournament … Continued

Aug
2019
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Joey McKenna / Pennsylvania RTC

Joey McKenna chooses PRTC

Philadelphia, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center is excited to announce that Joey McKenna (Towaco, N.J.) will be pursuing his post-collegiate wrestling career as a resident athlete with the PRTC. McKenna is a graduate of Ohio State University, where he majored in Business Administration with a specialization in Operations Management, and was a three-time All-American … Continued

Aug
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B.J. Futrell / Pennsylvania RTC

PRTC resident athlete B.J. Futrell retires

After a 25 year career competing in wrestling, B.J. Futrell announced he is retiring from the sport. His final tournament was the 2019 U.S. Open, where he placed 8th, fighting through an ACL tear he suffered in his opening match. While Futrell planned to compete through the 2020 Olympic cycle, the injury required surgery, his … Continued

Aug
2019
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Chase Pami / Pennsylvania RTC

Chase Pami to transition to PRTC Assistant Coach

It was recently announced that Pennsylvania RTC athlete Chase Pami is retiring from competition. Pami was a two-time All-American and National Finalist for Cal Poly and has spent the last nine years competing at the Senior level. He has been with the PRTC as a resident athlete of the past three years. He also worked … Continued

Jul
2019
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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
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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

Apr
2019
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Ethan Lizak / Pennsylvania RTC

Three-Time All-American Ethan Lizak Signs with the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center (PRTC) has announced the addition of three-time All-American Ethan Lizak to its freestyle program. He will join the program in June 2019. “We are very excited to add Ethan to our team and culture. We look forward to maximizing his development as a wrestler, but more importantly as a leader. Ethan will … Continued

Mar
2019
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Cadet Nationals / Junior Nationals / Pennsylvania RTC / training / USA Wrestling

2019 Freestyle & Greco Kickoff Camp and Weekly Practice Schedule

The Pennsylvania Olympic Regional Training Center (PRTC) has announced its Freestyle & Greco Kickoff Camp will take place on April 6 and April 7 at Penn. The camp is free and open to all high school wrestlers who meet the criteria to train at an RTC, live within 250 miles of Philadelphia, and have an … Continued

Feb
2019
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B.J. Futrell / Dan Vallimont / Pennsylvania RTC

BJ Futrell Wins Gold at 2019 Dave Schultz Memorial International. Dan Vallimont Takes Silver.

The Pennsylvania RTC (PRTC) kicked off the new year in style at the prestigious Dave Schultz Memorial International in Colorado Springs. The highlight was BJ Futrell dominating the competition on his way to the 65kg freestyle title and being named outstanding wrestler of the tournament. BJ won all four of his matches by technical fall, … Continued