Happy Holidays! Writing this to you from my couch on Christmas Eve! Apparently I’ve gotten soft in my old age, as the team has off today and tomorrow. Something about a holiday. Anyway, thought I’d catch you up with my not-so-weekly email update. We’ve had quite a month of competition! With such a young team, we were really looking forward to watching how our team responded to our December competition schedule. If you’ve been paying attention, you know that we have 22 kids on our … [Read more...]
Well it’s mid-December and we’re in the thick of things. As we’re transitioning from our pre-season to the competitive season, figured I’d jump in and get you up to speed. The only time we’ll “retreat” all season Our team kicked off the season with a team building retreat up in northern Westchester. Our wrestlers and coaches spent the day bonding, working through a variety of team building challenges and having a great time. As a coach, it’s always great to take a new group of kids - … [Read more...]
So I guess since Thanksgiving has come and passed, I really have no excuse to not start out my (hopefully almost) weekly updates to you. Some would say it’s the “Holiday Season.” I think what most of your would all say is it’s the “Wrestling Season,” so let’s jump right in! Why Wrestle? With a new year comes a new batch of recruiting posters! These bad boys have been gracing the halls of Edgemont High School since September, so I figured we had to give you guys a … [Read more...]
Sorry this one's a bit long, but this is a story that really needs to be told. I hope reading it impacts you as profoundly as being a part of it did for me. Before I jump in, I need to start with a HUGE THANK YOU to our donors so far to our 2017 Edgemont Wrestling Club Giving Campaign. (Check out the full list of donors here!) We only have about 10 days left, so please consider being a part of the program with a tax-deductible gift - no amount is too small! Here’s why your gift is so … [Read more...]
Hey guys,Thought I needed to share with you a few incredible things that happened OFF THE MATS this winter that speak to the power of our program’s culture and I’m sure will make you proud!For any of you not keeping count (I hope you have better things to do than keep track of this!), I just finished my 15th year coaching wrestling at Edgemont. So much has changed with our program over the last 15 years. Our program has come a long way, and, if I’m being honest, so have I as a coach.When I first … [Read more...]
Hope you’re all doing great! We’re in the midst of a great spring season for our team! Sophomore Nick Meglino just returned from Sophomore Nationals in Virginia Beach where he represented our program well! Our seniors are finalizing their college plans. We have a TON of our team training at clubs this off-season, getting better everyday! (REALLY proud of the way they’re training!) We’re planning our trip to take a bunch of guys up to train at Cornell University for a week in the end of June! … [Read more...]
Edgemont's Cliffton Wang is The Journal News 2017 Westchester/Putnam wrestler of the year Peter Carr/The Journal News They say the third time is the charm, but four turned out to be a more suitable number for Cliffton Wang. … [Read more...]
Hope you’re doing great! Wanted to follow back up with you and give you a little more insight into our State Tournament and Cliffton’s amazing State Championship performance! If you’ve been keeping up with the news on our social media accounts (feel free to give us a follow - links below!!), you know that Cliff was named the Section 1 Wrestler of the Year - way to go Cliff! Our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram links. It seems Cliff’s been dominating the Section 1 Wrestling news … [Read more...]
I’m sure by now most of you have heard the awesome news: Cliffton Wang is a New York State Champion!
He joins Trey Aslanian ’13 as Edgemont’s second wrestler ever to earn this prestigious achievement!
I lost count of all the emails, texts, Facebook and Twitter messages we got congratulating Cliff and our program - you guys are awesome! Thank you so much!
I know a lot of you wanted to be there and couldn’t so figured we’d give you the next best thing and walk you through his tournament!Continue Reading
Greetings from beautiful Albany, NY! Seriously… it was beautiful here today… like 70 and sunny… normally it’s a below-freezing blizzard, so we’ll take it!
Cliff and the rest of the Section 1 team are up here and ready to go!Continue Reading