Aug
2019
26
Featured News / Joey McKenna / Pennsylvania RTC

Joey McKenna chooses PRTC

Philadelphia, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center is excited to announce that Joey McKenna...
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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

Oct
2015
29
Canaan Bethea / Penn Wrestling / Pennsylvania RTC

Canaan Bethea joins the Pennsylvania RTC as a Full-Time Athlete

We are proud to announce that Canaan Bethea is now training at the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center. We are supporting him in his dream to compete at the U.S. Open and Olympic trials, in hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Olympics. Canaan has a history of being one of the best wrestlers in the nation. … Continued

Sep
2015
01
Drexel Wrestling / Penn Wrestling / Pennsylvania RTC

PRTC Attends the 2015 World Team Training Camp

The PRTC recently returned from Colorado Springs where the Olympic Training Center and Air Force Academy co-hosted the 2015 World Team Training Camp. Along with our resident athletes, several Penn and Drexel wrestlers made the trek to train with some of the best wrestlers in the world! The camp included two workouts per day over … Continued

Jul
2015
23
Dan Mitcheff / Drexel Wrestling / Penn Wrestling / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

PRTC Practice

Penn and Drexel have collaborated to become the FIRST RTC of its kind in the country to include two college programs working in unison to develop athletes! We want to work to become the “Gold Standard” as a Regional Training Center nationwide. This includes both the incorporation of the best practices from other RTC’s, as well … Continued