Jan
2020
15
Featured News / Joey McKenna / Matteo Pellicone / Yarygin

Joey McKenna to Compete at UWW Ranking Series in Rome and Yarigan Memorial in Russia

On the heels of qualifying for the U.S. Olympics Trials, Joey McKenna of the...
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Dec
2016
03
B.J. Futrell / Pennsylvania RTC

Futrell Goes 2-2 as Titan Mercury Wins the World Clubs Cup

PRTC resident athlete, B.J. Futrell went 2-2 this week representing Titan Mercury Wrestling Club at the World Clubs Cup in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The Titan Mercury team went 4-0, winning the tournament, and claiming the title of the best wrestling club in the world. Futrell won 4-1 over Levan Kelekhsashvili of the Georgian Champion Club and 10-0 … Continued

Nov
2016
25
Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

Perry Goes 1-1 at Golden Grand Prix

This Thanksgiving, while most were at home enjoying the comforts of family, friends, and home cooked meals, PRTC resident athlete, Richard Perry, traveled across the world to take on elite competition at the Golden Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan. Perry won his first match teching Oceania Championship gold medalist, Toby Fitzpatrick of New Zealand 10-0. In … Continued

Nov
2016
18
B.J. Futrell / Dan Vallimont / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

PRTC Has Another Strong Showing at 2016 Bill Farrell International

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center had a strong showing last weekend at the Bill Farrell International Open in New York City. Three of the four resident athletes competed, with B.J. Futrell (65kg) bringing home the gold medal and Richard Perry (86 kg) taking the bronze. Dan Vallimont (74 kg) fell short of the bronze medal … Continued

Jun
2016
13
B.J. Futrell / Chase Pami / Dan Vallimont / Pennsylvania RTC

PRTC Announces Addition of Three Wrestlers

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center (PRTC) has announced the signing of three standout freestyle wrestlers to its program, adding B.J. Futrell (61kg), Chase Pami (70kg) and Dan Vallimont (74kg) to its lineup. The trio will join Richard Perry and Canaan Bethea – who both compete at 86kg – as representatives of the PRTC. “It’s an honor to welcome BJ, … Continued

Apr
2016
15
2016 Olympic Games / Richard Perry

Richard Perry Top 6 at Olympic Trials

Rich Perry of the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center finished in the top 6 at the Olympic Trials held in Iowa City, IA this past weekend. Perry began his run for Olympic glory as the 7-seed against the 10-seed Tyler Caldwell of Sunkist Wrestling Club. Through solid preparation, Perry was able to explode to his offensive … Continued

Apr
2016
06
2016 Olympic Games / Drexel Wrestling / Penn Wrestling / Pennsylvania RTC

Brandon Slay named Executive Director & Head Coach of PRTC

University of Pennsylvania alumnus Brandon Slay, a gold medalist in freestyle wrestling at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, will assume responsibilities as Executive Director and Head Coach of the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center based in Philadelphia. Slay graduated from Penn’s prestigious Wharton School of Business in 1998, with a dual concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management. … Continued

Apr
2016
04
2016 Olympic Games / Canaan Bethea / Dan Mitcheff / Pennsylvania RTC

Mitcheff and Bethea Results at the Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier

Danny Mitcheff finished in 2nd place at the Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier this past weekend in Cedar Falls, Iowa at the UNI Dome. Mitcheff had a tremendous tournament racking up three consecutive tech falls on his road to the finals. Mitcheff scored at least 11 points in three out of four matches, including an … Continued

Mar
2016
31
2016 Olympic Games / Canaan Bethea / Dan Mitcheff / Pennsylvania RTC

Mitcheff and Bethea to compete at the Last Chance Qualifier

This weekend, Pennsylvania RTC resident athletes Danny Mitcheff and Canaan Bethea will travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa to compete at the Last Chance Qualifying tournament. The field will be loaded with top athletes from across the country competing for the last remaining spot at the Olympic Trials. Only the winner in each weight class will … Continued

Mar
2016
31
2016 Olympic Games / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

Richard Perry Top American Placer at Prestigious Medved Cup

It’s been a long road for PRTC resident athlete Richard Perry. After graduating with All-American honors from Bloomsburg University, Richard embarked on a coaching career at American University while simultaneously training for his own Olympic aspirations. With only medial results, Richard came to the realization that he must commit to training full-time if he were to … Continued

Nov
2015
24
2016 Olympic Games / Canaan Bethea / Dan Mitcheff / Richard Perry

Strong PRTC Showing at the Bill Farrell International

After several months of training at home in University City, Philadelphia, PA, as well as the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO, our athletes finally got to shine at the 1st Olympic Trials Qualifier, The Bill Farrell International. With that said, the field was very tough having  top ranked wrestlers from USA and International senior … Continued