Olympian Ken Chertow joins Top Gun Wrestling Club Clinicians
Top Gun Wrestling Club is proud to announce that Ken Chertow will run a 3 session Friday - Saturday Freestyle clinic for all members of the Top Gun Club for the 2006 Season. The clinic will be held exclusively for Top Gun wrestler’s only. All team members will participate in this clinic as part of the Top Gun experience.
Ken Chertow's Biography
• 3X Academic All American
• 3X NCAA All American
• 2X Junior National Champion
• 2X Junior World Champion
• Midlands Champion & OW
• Elected to Midlands Hall of Fame
• Olympic Festival Champion
• U.S. National Team 1986-1993
• Gold Medal Wrestling School 1994-2001
- 51 USA & AAU National Champions
- Tulsa National Team Championship
- Wrestling USA National Champions
• Gold Medal Training Camp 1989-2001
- 201 H.S. State Champs 1997Ć2001
• Penn St. & Ohio St. Coach 1989-93
- National Dual Meet Champions 1992-93
Ken has found success at all levels of competition, both as a competitor and a coach
After winning 2 State Championships and Outstanding Wrestler Awards, Ken culminated his prep career by winning Junior Nationals in both freestyle and Greco and the Junior World Championship.
While studying and training at Penn State, Ken was a 3X NCAA All-American, World Espoir Champion, Pan American Champion and 1988 U.S. Olympian.
Ken also excelled in the classroom as he became a 3X Academic All-American, graduating with a 3.6 G.P.A.
Ken conducted summer day camps throughout college and started the Gold Medal Training System upon graduation from Penn State in 1989. During Ken's first 5 years conducting camps, he also coached at Ohio State and Penn State.
During Ken's 3 years at OHIO STATE, he helped build the Buckeyes into a national powerhouse. Ohio State finished 4th and 5th in the 1991 and 1992 NCAA Championships, respectively, the program's best finishes in school history.
Ken returned to Penn State in 1992 and joined the Nittany Lion Coaching Staff. Ken's team won the National Dual Meet Championship and was 2nd in the NCAA Championships, PSU's best finish since 1953.
In 1994, Ken left college coaching to focus his time and energy on helping young people through his local wrestling school and to devote more time to developing his camp. Many of Ken's wrestlers have excelled, winning State & National Championships.
You will learn more than just technique at Ken's unique camp. You will learn the skills and philosophies that it takes to excel in both wrestling and life.
Only a few Registration’s still available for any wrestlers interested in participating with the Top Gun Freestyle / Greco-Roman / Folkstyle Wrestling Club. The total fee is $195 for 14 weeks of additional training and competing (March 28 thru June 29). The Top Gun team will compete in the FreestyleState, Greco-Roman State, and various weekend tourneys. Top Gun will provide 2 team singlets for each wrestler to use and team warm-up shirts and shorts for each wrestler to keep. Registration will be limited so please act immediately if you are interested. Team information, and Registration is available by clicking on the following link: