Coach Ken Sheets

Coach Ken Sheets

Coach Ken Sheets is a former Olympic Qualifying wrestler who we are lucky enough to have as one of our instructors! At least once a month, Coach Ken comes in and teaches top-level wrestling classes to both the children and the adults. He brings awesome energy and exciting new moves to our mats each and every class; and we are extremely grateful to have him as part of our team!


Lowell High School 1972-1976 Three-time Letterman First Place: Lake Suburban Conference, Goshen 8-Way, Sectionals, Regionals Third Place: Semi-State Record: 35-2

Three-time Indiana State Freestyle Champion

Colorado State University 1976-1978 Two-time Letterman

Indiana University 1978-1981 Two-time Letterman Team Captain, 1981 Big Ten Champion, Third Place, 1981

U.S. Traveling Team to Europe, 1979-1984

Top of the World Wrestling Camp, 1979-1981

Joliet International Tournament 1979 First place Fastest Fall Trophy Gorrian Trophy (most falls in least amount of time)

Great Plains Open, 1982, Second Place

Wright State Open Championships 1983 & 1984- Defeated NCAA D1 Champion

Club Cup Nationals, 1983 Defeated four-time Big Ten Champion and NCAA runner up, Mike Deanna Defeated 2nd nationally ranked wrestler, Roy Oliver

Syracuse assistant and member of the New York Athletic Club, 1982-1985

Olympic Trials Finalist, 1984

NYAC International Tournament, 1983 First Place Outstanding Wrestler Defeated Canadian Olympian

Wrestling Technique Clinics Coach, 1982-1984 Wildwood, NJ; Worthington, OH; Syracuse Univsity, Syracuse, NY; Brockport State University, NY; Lehigh University, PA; numerous New York high schools