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REGISTRATION CLOSES JULY 5th
All the information you will need to prepare for the camp is listed below. This document is also available for download (see above).
Dates: Sunday, July 9th - Wednesday, July 12th
Sunday, July 9th 5:45 AM Meet at APHS Gym parking lot (by the wrestling room)
6:00 AM Depart from APHS
Wednesday, July 12th Parent drivers should plan to be there in the morning (more details to follow once we are there). We believe that the only thing we need to do in the morning is get the kids packed up and checked out of the dorm rooms, but that itself takes some time.
Parent Drivers: If you have volunteered to drive, please make sure that Coach Hanlon or the APWA has sent you gas money.
Meals while at Camp: All meals are included in the cost of the camp. All they can eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Things to bring:
It is very hot in the field house where they will practice and wrestle- they will probably completely soak their workout gear during each session. Plan on 2 sets of workout gear per day. The after-dinner session is just two dual meets so they will just need to have a dry shirt and shorts plus a singlet if they have one.
Sample Daily Schedule to assist with packing (remember that the first day will not have the morning session and the last day is most likely a couple of individual matches and then checking out:
7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am - Technique Session #1
9:30am - 11:00am - Dual Meet #1
11:30am - 12:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm - Technique Session #2
2:30pm - 4:00pm - Dual Meet #2
4:00pm - 5:00pm - Free Time/Pool
5:15pm - 6:00pm - Dinner
6:30pm - 9:00pm - Dual Meets #2 and #3
9:00pm - 10:45pm - Free Time/Camp Store
11:00pm - Room Check/Lights Out
Any questions- please contact:
Coach Keith Meissner at 518-588-2492 or
Coach Jamie Hanlon at 518-258-0019
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President-Averill Park Wrestling Association
Please download and print this form in the event you have to take your wrestler to get cleared for any skin blemishes. Without this exact form completed by a doctor, your son/daughter may not be allowed to compete. Please do not use any other forms for the 2021-2022 season. Click on the PDF link below to download.
Our youth wrestling season will start on Thursday, December 1st and continue every Tuesday and Thursday until March 9th. This program is for boys and girls of all experience levels in grades K-6. Online-registration link is above.
All Tuesday and Thursday practices will be held at the Curby Training Center (CTC) in Troy. Each practice will be with Joe Uccellini and Lenny Baker. Coach Uccellini is the Team USA U15 National Coach and the 2022 Masters Greco Roman Nation Champion. Coach Baker is an NCAA National Champion from Brockport University.
Practices will run from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM at the CTC with additional practices every Saturday in the Averill Park High School wrestling room. These practices will be led by wrestling alumni, Mason Lumbra and Oliver (Oli) Donahue. Saturday practices (and only Saturday practices) will be separated into two age groups. Kindergarten and first graders will practice from 9-10 AM and Grades 2-6 will practice from 10-11 AM.
For K-1 graders there will also be a registration option for Saturdays only.
Optional Competitions: During the season there will be five Saturdays where your wrestler will have the opportunity to apply the skills they have learned. These will be “Friendly” tournaments held at the Curby Training Center. These are fun events without the stress and intensity of a typical youth tournament. The optional competitions are Dec. 17th, Jan 7th, Jan 21st, Feb 4th, and Feb 18th. These events are optional and typically cost $10 per event. There will be no practices held at AP on the 5 Saturdays listed above as the coaches will be there with any of you that choose to go.
The cost for this season will be $220. This includes the facility use fees, USA Wrestling insurance cards for each wrestler, coach licensing and background check fees and a custom-sublimated shirt with each wrestler’s name on the back. All together there will be 35 instruction sessions plus the 5 optional competitions that a coach will attend. If you choose the K-1st grade Saturdays only option, there will be 7 Saturday practices, with the option of attending the 5 optional competitions, the cost will be $75. Practice time will be the same as the full-time K-1 group (9-10 AM).
Discounts are given for multiple family members (50% off for any additional family members). I you are experiencing financial difficulties, please reach out to Jamie Hanlon (518-258-0019).
The season ends with an exciting youth tournament held at Averill Park High School. This year our tournament, called the “Interstate Youth Wrestling Challenge,” will be held on Saturday, March 11th. That same day we also host an Open/Old-Timers tournament, so if any of you want to dust off the old wrestling shoes and compete, have at it! The following day is our high school Freestyle & Greco Roman Tournament. The tournament weekend is one of our biggest fundraisers and we will need your help to volunteer your time. As the event approaches, we will be reaching out for any help you can provide.
Dec 1st – March 9th
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
Tuesdays and Thursdays at
Curby Training Center from 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
2739 6th Ave, Troy, NY
Held at the AP High School Wrestling room
K-1st grade: 9-10 AM
2-6th grade: 10-11 AM
*No Saturday practice on dates when there is a tournament hosted at the Curby Training Center.