Wrestling Intensive Camp (Individuals Camp) - CANCELED

Camp Type: 
Jul 10 2020 to Jul 18 2020
Registration Deadline: 
Jul 6 2020

Appalachian State University continues to monitor the situation with COVID-19 closely. University Administration has made the decision to cancel the on-campus camps, programs, and conferences after July 1 through the first day of the fall semester 2020.

Any current registrants will be issued a full refund of your payment for this program.  If you need to reach us during this time, please contact us via email at fieldsle1@appstate.edu or keelfk@appstate.edu 




Online registration now open! 


2016 Wrestling Camp

The 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 high school wrestlers only.
  • 2020 graduates may attend for instruction or to help coach, but cannot wrestle in matches.
  • Team discounts are available before May 29, 2020
  • See the full Camp Brochure (PDF) for this program


Individual Campers

  • Resident Camper - $775 
  • No Day Camper option

Team Campers

  • Resident Camper - $775 
  • No Day Camper option
    • *Teams of 10 or more receive $75 off each wrestler if received by May 29, 2020. A $100 deposit per wrestler is due at the time of registration.  


JohnMark Bentley, Camp Director

  • ASU Head Wrestling Coach
  • 3x SoCon Coach of the Year
  • 3x ACC Champ
  • ACC Wrestler of the Year 2001
  • 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

 Randall Diabe

  • App State Assistant Coach
  • 2x NCAA Qualifier
  • Southern Conference Champion

Denzel Dejournette

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


  • Kyle Blevins NCAA All-American at App State
  • Austin Trotman NCAA All-American at App State
  • Tom Erickson NCAA All-American, World Cup Champion
  • Jeff Bedard 2x National Champion, US Freestyle National Team



  • Please complete the online registration form whether paying by credit card or check.
  • To pay by check, complete the online registration form and mail in 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.
  • A $100 non-refundable deposit PER WRESTLER is required at the time of registration. If you decide to cancel your registration, the non-refundable deposit will be withheld from the refund. No refunds will be issued for no-shows.



For registration information contact:
Appalachian State University
Office of Conference & Camp Services
ASU Box 32042
Boone, NC 28608-2042
Phone: 828-262-2933
Questions about registration? Contact Jack Chambers at chambersje@appstate.edu


For program and camp information contact the Camp 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).