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Off-Season Training

Spring Tournaments

3/17/19 25th Annual Warrior Open Sterling High School INFO
3/18/19 36th Annual Harvard Chevy Classic Harvard High School INFO
3/30/19 Illinois Top Dawgs Wrestling Open Mahomet-Seymour High School INFO
4/13/19 Mattoon - 3rd Annual Mitch Webb Open Mattoon High School  
4/20/19 Freestyle Developmental Glenbard North High School  
4/20/19 Sequoit Open Antioch High School  
4/20/19 3rd Annual Takedown Challenge Plainfield South High School INFO
4/27/19 Heyworth Open Heyworth High School  
5/5/19 Sequoit Off-season Slam Antioch High School  
5/18/19 6th Annual Bulldog Folkstyle Open Batavia High School FLYER
6/1/18 Titan Takedown Tournament El Paso High School FLYER
6/8/19 BAGUBA Grayslake Central High School  
6/15/19 Illinois Summer State Stevenson High School FLYER
7/13/19 Midwest Nationals Shirk Center Illinois Wesylan  


Callan Wrestling Academy 
Freestyle/ Greco Roman 

Practices: March 26-May-30 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays March 26th-May 2nd 
Tuesday, Thursday May 7th-May 30th 
4:30-6:00 PM 
Practice Location: Joliet Catholic H.S 
Registration $225 
(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