Session 1 - HS Division Only (Individual)

Camp Type: 
Camp Classification: 
Wrestling Camp
Session 1 - HS Division Only (Individual)
Jun 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017


Wrestling CampThe South's oldest and world's largest wrestling camp will sponsor four sessions of wrestling instruction at Appalachian State University this summer. The wrestling camp strives to improve the wrestling techniques of all, beginner or experienced wrestlers. With facilities including 12 separate mat areas on 35 mats, we are able to offer individual instruction in all phases of interscholastic wrestling.

Sessions are open to teams and individual campers. Individual campers will be combined to form a competitive team.


  • Open to middle school, junior high, and high school wrestlers only.
  • 2017 graduates may attend for instruction or to help coach, but cannot wrestle in matches.

Team discounts are available before May 27, 2017.

Wrestling CampRates

Individual Campers

Session 1 or 3
June 27-30, 2017
July 15-18, 2017
Resident - $355 
Day - $275

Session 2
July 10-14, 2017
Resident - $405 
Day - $305

Team Campers

Session 1 or 3
June 27-30, 2017
July 15-18, 2017
Resident - $355 
Day - $275

Session 2
July 10-14, 2017
Resident - $405 
Day - $305

Camp Staff

John Mark Bentley, Camp Director
ASU Head Wrestling Coach
3x ACC Champ, 3x SoCon Coach of the Year
University National Freestyle All-American
High School National Champ, 4x State Champ
Ranks 6th All-Time in Career winning percentage at UNC-Chapel Hill

Josh Roosa
App State Assistant Coach
NCAA Qualifier
University Freestyle All-American

Ryan LeBlanc
App State Head Assistant Coach
3x NCAA Qualifier
Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient

Dominic Parisi
App State Assistant Coach
3x NCAA Qualifier
Southern Conference Champion


Camp Clinicians

Kyle Blevins      NCAA All-American at App State
Austin Trotman NCAA All-American at App State
Tom Erickson    NCAA All-American, World Cup Champion 
Kyle Hanson      NCAA All-American, Asst. Coach at Ohio University
Ken Caudell       Head Wrestling Coach, Belmont Abby College
Bobby Shriner   NCAA All-American, Coach at Orange High School
Jerry Winterton North Carolina Hall of Fame, Natinoal Coach of the Year

Registration  ***New System: Please read instructions carefully***

Please complete our online registration form whether paying by credit card or check. You will create a login using an email and password of your choosing or by logging in with your Facebook, Google, Twitter, or Yahoo account.

To pay by check, complete the online form and mail in with your payment. Please note spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The program may fill before we receive your payment. We suggest registering now with a credit card using our secure server.

If you decide to cancel your registration, a $100 cancellation fee will be withheld from the refund. No refunds will be issued for no-shows.

See the full 2017 brochure (PDF 1.29M) for this program

For registration information contact:

Appalachian State University
Office of Conference & Camp Services
ASU Box 32042
Boone, NC 28608-2042
Phone: 828-262-2933
Email Program Registrar at

For program information contact the program director, Coach John Mark Bentley, by e-mail at or by phone at 828-262-7163.

According to NCAA rules and regulations all camps and clinics are open to any and all entrants regardless of skill level 
(limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

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