Wrestling To Hold Fall Coaches/Wrestlers Clinic

Oct. 17, 2007

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    COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland wrestling team will hold its Fall Wrestling Coaches/Wrestlers Clinic on Thursday and Friday, October 25 and 26, in conjunction with the Red and Black Wrestle-offs. This clinic is designed for coaches and wrestlers to learn and interact with their team on the instruction. The clinic will feature top-notch instructors and will take place in the Comcast Center Wrestling Room.

    The Terps will welcome NCAA Champion Sheldon Thomas as their special guest. Thomas is an NCAA Champion and three-time NCAA All-American from Clarion University.

    For the first time, the clinic will offer the optional USA Wrestling Bronze Certification. Coaches can sign up and receive the coaches certification being offered throughout the clinic. The Bronze level is a comprehensive education program for coaches who are committed to expanding their knowledge in the art and science of the coaching of wrestling. A certificate of Bronze certification and a Bronze level certified NCEP coaches card is issued upon successful completion. This is a great opportunity to access the benefits of USA Wrestling and enhance coaching philosophy.

    Sheldon Thomas

  • NCAA Champion
  • Three-time NCAA Division I All-American
  • Three-time USA Junior Freestyle champion
  • Two-time USA FILA Junior World Freestyle champion

    Fees for the clinic include instructional costs, supplies, educational materials, lunch on campus, and coaches social.

    Coaches cost

  • $100 per coach for both days
  • $75 second coach from the same high school
  • $50 each additional coach from the same high school
    Make checks payable to: College Park Wrestling Club

    Cost for a single wrestler:

  • $50 for both days (starting at 6:00 pm on Oct. 26)
  • $35 for Friday only

    **Fees for the Bronze Certification include the course materials, USA Wrestling's Coach's Guide to Excellence along with self testing materials. The fee includes the USAW text, instructional fees, and award.**

    Bronze Level cost: $50 per coach Make checks payable to: USA Wrestling

    **The Bronze Certification is an additional fee from the Coaches Clinic and not included with the Coaches Clinic cost.**