Feb
2021
23
Featured News / Ben Honis / Dan Vallimont / Ethan Lizak / Mauro Correnti / Summit 2

34 matches announced for February 25 Summit 2 hosted by PRTC and WIBN Philadelphia

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center and the Wrestlers in Business Network Philadelphia Chapter are...
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Aug
2019
16
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

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

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

Jun
2017
12
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

Jun
2017
10
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

Mar
2017
21
B.J. Futrell / Brandon Slay / Chase Pami / Dan Vallimont / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

PRTC Hosts Clinic at Conestoga High School April 1st

The Pennsylvania RTC is hosting a clinic at Conestoga High School, Saturday, April 1st. Wrestlers will have the opportunity to learn technique from PRTC Head Coach Brandon Slay, as well as world ranked wrestlers, BJ Futrell and Richard Perry, and NCAA finalists, Chase Pami, and Dan Vallimont. Focus will be given to all three positions, as … Continued

Feb
2017
06
B.J. Futrell / Chase Pami / Dan Vallimont / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

PRTC Wins Bronze, Silver, and Gold at Paris International Open

The Pennsylvania RTC ended January on a high note, earning a bronze, a silver, and a gold at the 2016 Paris International. At 65 kg, B.J. Futrell dropped his first match to former Illinois teammate, Jimmy Kennedy. Kennedy went on to win the tournament pulling Futrell back into repechage. There, he defeated fellow American Nick … Continued

Jan
2017
18
B.J. Futrell / Chase Pami / Dan Vallimont / Pennsylvania RTC / Richard Perry

PRTC Wraps up National Team Training Camp Before Heading to France for Paris Grand Prix

The Pennsylvania Regional Training Center recently sent 4 athletes to partake in the USA Wrestling National Team Camp.  This 10-day camp ran from January 4 through the 14th in Colorado Springs, at the Olympic Training Center. There, they were able to grapple with the best wrestlers from around the country to prepare themselves for upcoming … Continued

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
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