Youth Wrestling (Grades K-8)

Youth Wrestling is open to students in Kindergarten-8th Grade. This program will include introduction to wrestling rules and technique for all experience levels. Participants will learn from either TC Central High School varsity head coach Donald Funk or TC West Senior High School varsity head coach Rusty Nyland along with current varsity wrestlers. 

Beginner (Grades K-5)

Students will be instructed on proper technique in all wrestling situations as well as appropriate warm-up and cool down activities. Wrestlers will experience some of the key core values to successfully complete in a largely individiual sport including personal responsibility, discipline, strength, balance, coordination, and respect for one another.

Season Start & End Dates

Monday, January 13th, 2020 - Saturday, March 14th, 2020.

Practice Schedule

Central High School:

The Central League will meet from 6 pm - 7 pm in the New Gymnasium at Central High School (1150 Milliken, Traverse City) on the following dates:

  • Monday, January 13th
  • Wednesday, January 15th
  • Monday, January 20th
  • Wednesday, January 22nd
  • Monday, January 27th
  • Wednesday, January 29th
  • Monday, February 3rd
  • Wednesday, February 5th
  • Monday, February 10th
  • Wednesday, February 12th
  • Monday, February 17th
  • Wednesday, February 19th
  • Monday, February 24th
  • Wednesday, February 26th
  • Monday, March 2nd
  • Wednesday, March 4th
  • Monday, March 9th
  • Wednesday, March 11th

West Senior High School

The West League will meet from 6 pm - 7 pm at West Senior High School in the Wrestling Room across from the gymnasiums (5376 N. Long Lake Road Traverse City, MI 49685) on the following dates: Please note additional dates for snow day make ups!

  • Monday, January 13th
  • Thursday, January 16th
  • Thursday, January 23rd
  • Monday, January 27th
  • Thursday, January 30th
  • Monday, February 3rd
  • Wednesday, February 5th
  • Monday, February 10th
  • Thursday, February 13th
  • Tuesday, February 18th
  • Thursday, February 20th
  • Monday, February 24th
  • Thursday, February 27th
  • Tuesday, March 3rd
  • Thursday, March 5th
  • Tuesday, March 10th
  • Thursday, March 12th

Tournament:

  • Saturday, March 14th @ Central High School

Helpful Information

  • In the event school is closed, no LEAP activities will be held per TCAPS policy. There is no guarantee of a make-up date in the case of inclement weather.

Locations

  • Traverse City Central High School, 1150 Milliken Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686
  • Traverse City West Senior High School, 5376 N. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City, MI 49685

Equipment Needed

  • Students should wear athletic shoes and must wear socks.
  • Wrestling shoes are completely optional and absolutely not required.

Participation Fee

  • Cost: $65.00
    • Reduced rates are unavailable for this offering.

Registration Deadline & Details

  • Deadline: Friday, January 9, 2020.
  • Registration deadlines are final. Late registrations may not be accepted after the posted registration close date.
    • If late registration is available there will be a $25.00 late fee.
  • Register for your school below.
  • If your child does not attend a TCAPS school, select the "Out of District" option.
    • In an effort to be a good community partner, LEAP will accept non-TCAPS students when possible. Space is limited and enrollment may be capped for various offerings. For high demand activities TCAPS students will receive priority.

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 TROJAN WRESTLING CLUB (GRADES 2-8)

Youth Wrestling Team for building and developing elite level wrestlers through strict wrestling curriculum designed to enhance student-athletes overall athletic ability, coordination, strength and mental toughness.

This wrestling offering is a step up from Beginner wrestling - providing a longer season with additional opportunities to compete for participants who are looking for more of a challenge!

Program will be lead by Coach Don Funk - Coach Funk is the currently the Head Varsity Wrestling Coach at Traverse City Central High School. He is also the Director of the Traverse City Wrestling Club and a 4-year Division I Varsity Wrestler. 

Helpful Information

  • In the event school is closed, no LEAP activities will be held per TCAPS policy. There is no guarantee of a make-up date in the case of inclement weather.
  • Registration does NOT include entry fees for tournaments through out the season - registration fees cover instruction during practice times only. 

Location

  • Traverse City Central High School, 1150 Milliken Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686 - Wrestling Room

Equipment Needed

  • Students should wear athletic shoes and must wear socks.
  • Wrestling shoes are completely optional and absolutely not required.

Season Start and End Dates: Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 - Sunday, March 29th, 2020.

Practices will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.

  • There will be NO practice on 11/28, 12/24, 12/26, 12/31, 1/2, 3/26.

Competition schedule will include Saturday and Sunday tournaments as well as weekday duels - participation is highly encouraged in all team tournaments and duels. 

  • Bi-weekly practice sessions will prepare these athletes for both team and individual competition schedules throughout the season.
  • Open to all 2nd - 8th grade students - no experience is necessary - extra workouts will be available as needed.
  • Registration includes Myway registration card in the Trojan Wrestling Club. 

Registration Deadline & Details

Registration Cost: $75 

  • Reduced rates are unavailable for this offering. 

Registration Deadline: December 19, 2019 

Payment is required at the time of registration. To register online using a Discover, MasterCard, Visa, or ACH (via a checking or savings account) please register below. Payment with cash or check can be made at the LEAP office located at Central High School, 1150 Milliken, Traverse City. Please use the 1st (smaller) auditorium entrance - we are located just inside the doors to the right. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please call the LEAP office at 231.933.6570 for more information.

NOTE: Registration is not complete until your course appears in your dashboard. You will also receive an email from Eleyo confirming your registration. If you do not receive the confirmation email or see the course in your dashboard, be sure you have not left any course items in your shopping basket. If you need assistance please call the LEAP office (231.933.6570). If you did not receive an email from Eleyo or see your course in your dashboard, the payment did not process and the student is not registered.

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