Winter Session 2017-18!!!!
Our biggest session (roughly 60 kids); is our Winter K-5th grade Folkstyle season which starts Nov. 13th and runs through the end of February. Practices will be Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-7:00 pm (it is not mandatory to attend all 4 practices each week). All practices will be in the Vista Del Lago High School Wrestling room. These sessions will teach the wrestling techniques necessary to be successful in Folkstyle wrestling while also working to improve overall athleticism. Wrestlers in these sessions will be able to compete locally, statewide, and nationally if they wish. One hour private lessons are also available at an additional cost. You can contact Coach Richmond if you are interested in those.
K-5th Grade Wrestling
5:30pm-7:00pm: M, T, W, TH
$250 for entire winter session (14 weeks), includes club shirt and shorts.
*Singlets, hoodies, and other addtional gear available for purchase.
Go to our registration link to sign up and pay online.
Ramos is All-American!!!
Justin Ramos earned all-American status in Fargo by placing 6th in the country in Cadet Greco-Roman Wrestling. He also finished in the top 12 in the country in Cadet Freestyle.
Ramos wins Western Regional
Justin Ramos traveled to Idaho to compete in the Western Regional. Wrestlers from 11 states competed and Justin took home the championship in all 3 styles earning him the Triple Crown Award. In addition to this great accomplishment he also was awarded the Outstanding Wrestler of the Tournament in the Cadet Division.
Justin Ramos: STATE CHAMPION!!
Nor Cal Wrestling Academy's Justin Ramos won a State Championship in Freestyle in the Cadet Division at Heavyweight. This qualifies Ramos for the Cadet Freestyle Nationals Tournament in Fargo, North Dakota.
Andrew Reese: State Placer
Nor Cal Wrestling Academy sent 2 wrestlers to the grade level state championships. Levi Burnett went 2-2 in the Freshman 120 bracket while Andrew Reese placed 5th in Sophomore State at 145 pounds.
Nor Cal has another All-American
Savannah Vierra and Jared Horstman wrestled in Fargo this weekend. Jared qualified for the Cadet National Greco-Roman Championships and Savannah Vierra qualified for the Cadet Freestyle National Champioships. Vierra earned all-american status by placing 4th in the country!!
Coach Richmond wins Veterans Folkstyle Nationals
Coach Richmond traveled to Iowa City to compete in the last US Olympic Trials Qualifier where he went 2-2 at the tourney missing out on an Olympic Trials Berth. He competed the next day however at the Veterans Folkstyle National Championships where he brought home the gold and his third Veterans National Wrestling Title.
Nor Cal Takes home 2 trophies at SAWA Championships
The Nor Cal wrestlers hosted this years SAWA Team Championships at Vista Del Lago High School and had great performances from all who participated bringing home a trophy in both the Cadet and Junior Divisions.
Coach Richmond won a 2nd National Championship in Freestyle in Las Vegas at the US Veteran Nationals. Coach Richmond had a big win in the finals over an Iranian National Team Member.
10 Wrestlers Compete at the Grade Level State Championships
10 Nor Cal Wrestlers competed at the grade level state championships this weekend. Chandler Burdick, Noah Johnson, Austin Soelzer competed at Freshman State. Andrew Vaquero, Trevor Corey, Grant Leon competed at Sophomore State. Dalton Boyer, Jesse Zhang, Gage Roush, and Wendy Wang competed at Junior State. Boyer went 4-2 at the 145 lb weight class and Grant Leon took home a state medal by placing 8th at the 120 lb weight class.