Staff
Andrew F. Barth Head Coach of Wrestling
Zach Tanelli
  • Columbia University Head Wrestling Coach
  • New York City Regional Training Center (NYC RTC) Director
  • NCAA All-American (’09)
  • Midlands Champion (’08)
  • Big Ten Finalist
  • 3x NCAA Qualifier
  • Junior National Freestyle All-American (’03)
  • Cadet National Freestyle All-American (’02)
  • 4x All-State New Jersey
  • Coaching Resume
    • 4 NCAA All-Americans
    • 1 Midlands Champion
    • 39 NCAA Qualifiers
    • 13 Individual Conference Champions (10-CAA, 3-EIWA)
    • 3 CAA Conference Champion Teams (’11, ’12, ’13)
    • University National Freestyle Champion
    • 6 NWCA Academic All-Americans
    • 2 NWCA Top-30 All Academic Teams


David and Michael Barry Assistant Coach of Wrestling
Joe Nord
  • Columbia University Assistant Coach
  • New York City Regional Training Center (NYC RTC) Assistant Coach
  • Minnesota Storm Athlete (’13-’15)
  • Storm Holiday Cup Champion ('15)
  • NCAA Championship Team at Minnesota (‘07)
  • J Robinson Intensive Camps Group Leader (’11-’15)
  • Senior National All-American (‘06)
  • Junior National Freestyle All-American (’05)
  • 2x Minnesota State Champion


John Huemer Assistant Coach of Wrestling
Kyle Massey
  • Columbia University Assistant Coach
  • New York City Regional Training Center (NYC RTC) Assistant Coach
  • NCAA All-American (’09)
  • Big Ten Finalist
  • 3x NCAA Qualifier
  • 2015 World Team Trials Qualifier
  • 2x Minnesota State Champion
  • Cadet Freestyle National Champion (’02)
  • High School All-American (’04)
Camp Instructor
Kendall Cross
  • New York City Regional Training Center (NYC RTC) Head Coach
  • 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist
  • 1992 Olympian
  • NCAA Champion at Oklahoma State (’89)
  • 3x NCAA All-American
  • Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame (inducted ’02)
  • 3x US National Champion
  • Outstanding Freestyle Wrestler at the U. S. Nationals (’92, ’95)
  • 1997 USA Wrestling Athlete of the Year
  • Espoir National and Espoir World Cup Champion (’88)
  • Bronze medal at Junior World Championships, (’86)
Camp Instrctor
Valentin Kalika
  • Ukrainian National Champion Greco-Roman
  • Soviet Union University National Champion
  • Veteran World Champion
  • Coaching Resume
    • Cadet World Championship Team Coach (’13)
      • Coached Aaron Pico to Cadet World Championship Gold
    • Junior World Championship Team Coach (’14, ’15)
      • Coached Aaron Pico to Junior World Championship Silver (’14) and Bronze (’15)
    • Women’s World Championship Team Coach (’14, ’15, ’17)
      • Coached Helen Maroulis to World Championship Gold (’15, ’17) and Bronze (’14)
      • Coached Elena Pirozhkova to World Championship Silver (’14)
    • Women’s Olympic Team Coach (’16)
      • Coached Helen Maroulis to the United States first ever Olympic Gold medal in women’s freestyle
    • USA World Cup Coach for Titan Mercury Wrestling Club