Apr
2019
03
Featured News / 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...
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Apr
2019
03
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
18
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
14
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

Dec
2018
17
Earl Hall / Pennsylvania RTC

Earl Hall Joins PRTC as First Flex-Athlete

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center (PRTC) has announced an agreement with Earl Hall to become the first participant in the PRTC’s Flex-Athlete Program. The program allows Olympic-level wrestlers to remain committed to their current Regional Training Center while gaining the opportunity to train at the PRTC. Earl currently wrestles for the Cavalier Wrestling Club at … Continued

Nov
2018
21
Cadet Nationals / College Commitments / Junior Nationals

PRTC Development Program Highlights Fall 2018

The Pennsylvania RTC’s Development Program recently concluded its latest season. It was another year of success for the high school wrestlers who trained at the PRTC’s facilities. More than 250 Cadet or Junior RTC qualifiers have now participated in our development program since October 2016. We’re incredibly proud of this milestone as we work to … Continued

Aug
2018
31
Richard Perry

Richard Perry Injured in Accident; Please Help

Statement from USA Wrestling: USA Wrestling elite athlete Richard Perry was seriously injured on Monday while training with the USA Wrestling National Team in California. He is currently undergoing medical treatment in San Diego, and out of respect for Mr. Perry and his family, USA Wrestling will not release any information concerning the specific injury, … 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
B.J. Futrell / Beat the Streets

B.J. Futrell: A Mentor on and off the Mat.

The PRTC encourages our athletes to be give back to our local community through volunteering and our partnership with Beat the Streets Philadelphia. B.J. Futrell exemplifies what it means to be a mentor on and off the mat. You can read about his work with Beat the Streets wrestler, Quion Harris, on the Beat the … 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