As the coaches of our club wrestling program, our goal is to challenge the wrestlers in our room to be the best version of themselves on and off the mat. We encourage these young boys and girls to learn to enjoy both the highs and low of the process to becoming great. In order to do this, we train not only wrestling technique, but also mindset. Our aim is to develop champions daily.
Father of multiple Hartland wrestlers, 2x state champion, and varsity letterman at Central Michigan University.
Hartland alumnus, individual and team state champion, 4x varsity letterman at the University of Michigan.
Hartland alumnus, Team State Champion, and 4x varsity letterman at Alma College.
This room is geared toward on beginner and novice level wrestler and will cover the basic fundamentals of wrestling.
This room is for the open level wrestlers that have developed the basics and are beginning to develop higher level wrestling moves.
This room is for advanced level wresters. This typically captures state qualifiers, state placers, and middle schoolers.
The Answers You Need
(Last updated for the 2022-2023 Season)
The first practice is November 7th and the last practice is March 9th.
When does the season start and end?
Hartland Room (Novice): Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-7:00pm
Wrestling Room (Experienced): Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00-8:15pm
Champions Room (Advanced): Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm
What are the practice days and times?
There will be a board posted in the wrestling room with a series of moves/techniques/positions that must be mastered in order to move into the next room. Coaches will determine which wrestlers qualify to move into the next room. Success in tournaments will not be a factor. All wrestlers will be in Tuesday and Thursday (Hartland and Wrestling rooms) practices until advised otherwise by the coaching staff.
What determines which room my wrestler practices in?
Single child is $250. Family cost is $400.
What are the registration costs?
Practices, coaches salaries, use of the high school wrestling room, HWC singlet and t-shirt, and a membership with USA Wrestling (MMWA).
What is included in the registration cost?
Yes! The Hartland Wrestling Club hosts two (2) tournaments per year. These tournaments are the only fundraisers for the club, which we use to keep registration costs to a minimum. There is a Folkstyle tournament on February 5th, 2023 and a Freestyle/Folkstyle/Greco tournament on April 28th and 29th. Each wrestler must provide one (1) volunteer for Each of these tournaments.