Specialized Technique and Training Camp

Camp Type: 
Camp Classification: 
Wrestling Camp
Specialized Technique and Training Camp
Jul 6 2018 - Jul 9 2018


  • Limited to the first 40 paid registrations
  • Open to wrestlers 15 years and older
  • Camp will be run exclusively by ASU Coaching Staff
  • Campers will get more specialized, individualized instruction, and will be given a taste of collegiate type training
  • Camp will take place in the ASU Wrestling Room

The South's oldest and world's largest wrestling school will sponsor a special session of wrestling instruction at Appalachian State University this summer. The wrestling school strives to improve the wrestling techniques of all, beginner or experienced wrestlers. With facilities including separate mat areas, we are able to offer individual instruction in all phases of interscholastic wrestling.

Rate: $400

Camp Staff

JohnMark 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

Denzel Dejournette
NCAA All-American at App State
3x South Conference Champion
Southern Conference Wrestler of the Year 2017


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 
Ken Caudell       Head Wrestling Coach, Belmont Abby College
Rich Perry         US National Team 2017 (86kg), 2nd Place MedVed International 2016, 3x NCAA Qualifier 
Jerry Winterton North Carolina Hall of Fame, National Coach of the Year


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 2018 Camp Brochure (PDF) 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 chambersje@appstate.edu

For program information contact the program director, Coach John Mark Bentley, by e-mail at bentleyjmo@appstate.edu 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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