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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

B.J. Futrell / Chase Pami / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

PRTC Has Strong Showing at World Team Trials, Futrell Makes National Team

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center compiled a solid 8-4 record this weekend at the World Team Trials in Lincoln, Nebraska. The highlight of the weekend was B.J. Futrell taking 2nd in the trials tournament (third overall at the weight class) and earning a spot on the National Team. B.J. opened the tournament at 65 kg … Continued

B.J. Futrell / Chase Pami / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

World Team Trials' Brackets Released

Pennsylvania Regional Training Center members, B.J. Futrell, Chase Pami, and Richard Perry will be competing to make their first World Team tomorrow in Lincoln, Nebraska. In order to do so, each wrestler will have to battle their way through a mini tournament and then face a well rested opponent in the finals in a best … Continued

Chase Pami / Dan Vallimont / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

All Three PRTC Athletes Place at US Open

This weekend, all three PRTC athletes wrestling in the US open earned a spot on the podium. At 70 kg, Chase Pami took third, at 74 kg, Dan Vallimont took eighth, and at 86 kg, Richard Perry placed second. Pami accomplished the Herculean task of battling back from a first round loss to Tommy Gantt … Continued