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Off-Season Training


Callan Wrestling Academy 
Freestyle/ Greco Roman 

Practices: March 24-May-28 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays March 24th-May 7th 
Tuesday, Thursday May 12th-May 28th 
4:30-6:00 PM 
Practice Location: Joliet Catholic H.S 
Registration $250 
(7th-12th grades only) 
All members must have an active USAW membership card. 
To Register or more info: 
Ryan Cumbee 708-384-4182 
Ben Gerdes 708-514-1452 

To provide the most productive wrestling environment, enrollment is limited to the first 50 wrestlers! 

Instruction at Callan Wrestling Academy will be led by veteran coaches Ryan Cumbee and Ben Gerdes. 

Ryan Cumbee -JCA Head Coach 

  • Northwestern University Team Captain/ MVP 
  • IHSA State Champion 46-0 
  • 3x IHSA State Placer 
  • 3x Freestyle State Champion 
  • 3x Greco State Champion 
  • 3x IHSA Team State Champion 

Ben Gerdes -JCA Assistant Coach 

  • NCAA D1 Qualifier Lock Haven University 
  • Fila Junior World Championships 5th Budapest, Hungry 
  • Fila Cadet World Championships 3rd Istanbul, Turkey 
  • USAW Cadet National Champion 
  • USAW Junior National Runner-up and 3rd Place 
  • NJCAA National Champion 
  • 4x IHSA State Placer 

Spring Tournaments

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