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Neenah Wins WIAA Team Sectional Championship Dual vs West Bend East

The Neenah High School Wrestling Team won the WIAA Team Sectional Dual Tuesday February 18th 2020 at Hartford Union High School vs West Bend East 36-25. Neenah was down early in the dual 9-0 but Davin Munoz @ 182 turned the tides with a critical 5-3 decision in the closing seconds at 182 pounds. The rockets quickly added 24 team points with three consecutive pins by Marshall Kools (195), Bryce Fochs (220), and Caleb Letson (285). William Rambert picked-up a forfiet at 106 pounds to make it 27-9 Neenah. The WBE Suns closed the gap to make it 27-13 when freshman Jayden Sheppard stepped on the mat. Sheppard stepped up in the 3rd period down 2-0 to pick up two three point nearfall turns to win 6-2 and extend the Neenah lead to 30-13. Charlie Alft at 126 sealed the Team State Clinching dual with a 7-5 win to make it 33-13. Drake Hayward at 145 pounds capped off the night with a 5-4 decision to make the final score 36-25. The top four place winners from the WIAA Regional Championship day all moved on to the WIAA Individual Sectional Tournament on Saturday February 22nd at Oshkosh North High School. The top two of eight wrestlers in the brackets will advance to the WIAA Individual State Tournament in Madison Thursday February 27th-Saturday February 29th. Please come out to cheer on Tyler Beauchamp (106), Evan Piechocki (113), Jayden Sheppard (120), Ramon Manka-Wigfall (132), Drake Hayward (145), Austin Lewis (152), Bryce Crook (170), Davin Munoz (182), Marshall Kools (195), Caleb Letson (220), and Bryce Fochs (285).

  • WIAA Team Sectional Champions
  • WIAA Team Sectional Champions and our Fans
  • Davin Munoz Winner by Decision @ 182
  • Marshall Kools winner by Fall @ 195
  • Bryce Fochs winner by Fall @ 220
  • Caleb Letson winner by Fall @ 285
  • Jayden Sheppard winner by decision @ 120
  • Sheppard's Huge WIN
  • Charlie Alft winner by decision 7-5
  • Drake Hayward winner by decision 5-4

Neenah Wins WIAA Regional Championship for the first time in 16 years.

The Neenah High School Wrestling Team won the WIAA Regional on Saturday February 15th 2020 in dramatic fashion at Slinger High School. The Rockets knocked off #9 Ranked and 3X Returning Team State Qualifiers in Slinger in the final round of wrestling. The Rockets crowned 5 regional champions in Drake Hayward (145), Bryce Crook (170), Marshall Kools (195), Caleb Letson (220), and Bryce Fochs (285). Hayward was the 3rd seed, Crook the 6th seed, and Letson the 4th seed to begin the tournament. Jayden Sheppard lost in the finals to the #1 ranked wrestler at 120 in Wisconsin to place 2nd. Tyler Beauchamp (106), Evan Piechocki (113), Austin Lewis (152), and Davin Munoz placed 3rd and Ramon Manka-Wigfall was 4th at 132. The team competes on Tuesday February 18th at Hartford Union vs regional champion West Bend East for a birth to the WIAA Team State Tournament on the line. The WIAA Team State Tournament is held at the UW Madison Fieldhouse March 6th and 7th. The top four place winners all moved on to the WIAA Individual Sectional Tournament on Saturday February 22nd at Oshkosh North High School. The top two of eight wrestlers in the brackets will advance to the WIAA Individual State Tournament in Madison Thursday February 27th-Saturday February 29th.

  • WIAA Regional Team Champions
  • Drake Hayward WIAA Regional Champ @ 145
  • Bryce Crook WIAA Regional Champ @ 170
  • Marshall Kools WIAA Regional Champ @ 195
  • Caleb Letson WIAA Regional Champ @ 220
  • Bryce Fochs WIAA Regional Champ @ 285
  • Jayden Sheppard 2nd @ 120
  • Tyler Beauchamp 3rd @ 106
  • Evan Piechocki 3rd @ 113
  • Austin Lewis 3rd @ 152
  • Davin Munoz 3rd @ 182
  • Ramon Manka-Wigfall 4th @ 132

Spring 2020 "Intro to Youth Wrestling" Registration

Use this link to sign-up for the 2020 Spring Intro to Youth Wrestling Season starting Monday February 10th and running until Wednesday March 11th. Practices will be 5:30-6:00 for grades 4K-1st and 6:05-7:00 for grades 1st-3rd.

Neenah Youth 3-5 Wrestling Registration

Sign-Up for the 2020 Neenah Youth 3-5 program here. Our program starts Thursday January 2nd and runs every Monday and Thursday from 1/2/20-2/6/20 and every Tuesday and Thursday from 2/11/20-3/12/20. Practices are from 6:15-7:45 @ Neenah High School.

Neenah Wrestling Program Mission

The Neenah Wrestling Program is focused on building successful personal characteristics in our student athletes which eventually leads to our longterm program goal building Championship People.  Neenah Wrestling aims to  instill characteristics developed from wrestling that our student athletes can into the real world to have the ability to take confident risks to achieve their individual goals and missions in adulthood. 

Our #1 Program Goal is to develop Championship People followed with Goal #2 of Championship Results.  Our Culture of Neenah Wrestling is more important than the wins and losses.

We strive to develop the "WHOLE PERSON" student and athlete.

We offer the following wrestling programs.

"Intro to Youth Wrestling" 4K-3rd Fall (Sep/Oct) 5 Weeks

"Intro to Youth Wrestling" 4K-3rd Spring (Feb/Mar) 5 Weeks

Neenah Girls Wrestling 2nd-8th  Winter (Jan/Feb) 5 Weeks

Neenah Youth Wrestling 3rd-5th Winter (Jan/Mar) 11 Weeks

Neenah Middle School Wrestling 6-8 Winter (Dec/Mar) 15 Weeks

Neenah High School Wrestling 9-12 Winter (Nov/Mar) 16 Weeks

Rocket Wrestling Factory Freestyle/Greco Spring (Apr/May) 

Rocket Wrestling Factory Folkstyle Summer (June/July)

Twin City Wrestling Club Summer (June/July)

Neenah Wrestling Updated News

Team Buildr App for AM Lifting

By Coach Kleuskens 10/08/2019, 3:30pm CDT

Team Buildr App

Neenah HS Wrestlers,

When time allows please download the Team Buildr App on your cell phone.

Once on the app click on EASY JOIN CODE.

Join Code: AQIE-UR56

Password: C6L7QAUD

USA Wrestling Athlete Membership 2019-2020 Now Available online

By Coach Kleuskens 09/02/2019, 3:30pm CDT

USA Wrestling Cards 19-20 Now Available for purchase

The 2019-2020 USA Wrestling Membership Year is now open for online registration at www.usawmembership.com.

USA Wrestling Athlete cards are must haves for those who plan on wrestling at local wrestling clubs during the 19-20 year such as (Askren Wrestling Academy, Aviators, Kangaroo).

NOTE* The Neenah Wrestling Club for the 5th consecutive year will be purchasing the HS Athlete Cards.  Coach Kleuskens will be placing the order in late September.  It is mandatory our athletes attend our meeting on September 18th at 6:00 AM so Coach can get the necessary information to purchase these cards.

For Youth and MS athletes USA Wrestling Athlete cards are also mandatory for those who complete in USA Wrestling affiliated competitions such as...

  • Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Youth Regionals (March 21st)
  • Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Youth State (March 27th and 28th)
  • Wisconsin Wrestling Federation Freestyle/Greco State 

Rocket Spirit Award 2019-2020 School Year

By Coach Kleuskens 08/31/2019, 2:00pm CDT

Download the Spirit App from the App Store and Add Neenah Wrestling

Dear Neenah HS Wrestling Community,

Please find the attached Rocket Spirit Award PPT on our HS Team Page for more information regarding the Rocket Spirit Award for 19-20.  

Wrestlers need to download the Spirit App @ https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.spiritappllc.spirit&hl=en_US for tracking team points throughout the school year.

More information will be provided at our Team "BACK TO SCHOOL" meeting Wednesday September 18th at 6:00 AM.

Rumble at the Rocketorium Updates

By Coach Kleuskens 08/28/2019, 1:00pm CDT

Rumble at the Rocketorium Updates 2020

The Rumble at the Rocketorium v5 will take place at Neenah High Schools Pickard Auditorium Tuesday December 22nd 2020 vs Kimberly High School.

Here is the event schedule:

December 21st 2020: 3:40-4:30 Set-Up

December 22nd 2020: 

MS Dual Neenah MS vs TBD: 4:30-6:00

High School Weigh In's: 5:30 in Wrestling Room

JV Dual: 6:20-7:00

Varsity Warm-Ups: 7:00-7:20

Business Sponsorship Night: 7:20-7:25

Alumni Night: 7:25-7:30

Color Guard/National Anthem: 7:30

Varsity Dual Neenah vs Kimberly: 7:30-Finish 

Neenah Wrestling Core Values

Neenah Wrestling focused on the character development of young men and women.  We are proud to educate and instill important lifelong experiences that will be beneficial in the many years to come. Our "TEAM CORE" Values are guiding principals to help us reach our program academic, social, and athletic goals.

  • New Girls Wrestling Begins January 2020.
  • Spring Intro to Youth Wrestling Sign-Up Open
  • Neenah sets program record 6 State Qualifiers in 2017-2018
  • Neenah returns trio of 2X State Qualifiers back to Madison in 2019.
  • Beau Yineman 2018 WIAA D1 #195 Pound State Champion.
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Neenah Wrestling 2020 WIAA Regional Champions


WIAA Team State Qualifiers

Neenah placed 3rd @ 50th FVA Conference Tournament: Hayward and Kools win Individual Championships

The Neenah High School Wrestling Team placed 3rd of 10 teams at the 50th annual FVA Conference Tournament. Neenah was led by 2X FVA Conference Champion Marshall Kools @ 195. Kools was also voted as the Fox Valley Association Wrestler of the year and is now 34-0. Drake Hayward also won his first conference championship at 145 pounds moving to 29-5 on the season. Jayden Sheppard placed 2nd at 120 pounds to finish his freshman FVA campaign as an all conference 2nd team member. Charlie Alft (126) and Bryce Fochs (285) also placed 3rd to make the all FVA Honorable Mention Team.

  • Marshall Kools 2X FVA Champion @195
  • Drake Hayward FVA Champion @ 145
  • Jayden Sheppard FVA Runner-Up @ 120
  • Charlie Alft 3rd @ 126
  • Bryce Fochs 3rd @ 285

Neenah HS Wrestling 2019-2020 Team Poster


Marshall Kools Commits to Stanford

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Kyle Kleuskens

Kyle Kleuskens

Head VarsityWrestling Coach

Phone: 920-740-4604

Mark Cowling

Mark Cowling

Assistant Varsity Wrestling Coach

Phone: 920-850-2912

Chris  Rundquist

Chris Rundquist

Head JV Wrestling Coach

Phone: 920-422-4026

Josh  Mueller

Josh Mueller

Co-Head Middle School Coach

Phone: 920-420-4509

Ben McDonald

Ben McDonald

Co-Head Middle School Coach

Phone: 920-277-0776

Eric  Rassmussen

Eric Rassmussen

Head Youth Coach

Phone: 920-850-8718

Neenah Wrestling Coaching Staff

High School Middle School Youth 3-5 Intro
Kyle Kleuskens Head Varsity Coach Josh Mueller Co-Head Coach Eric Rasmussen Head 3-5 Coach Chris Abel Head Intro Coach
Mark Cowling Varsity Assistant Coach Ben McDonald Co-Head Coach Chris Abel Assistant 3-5 Corey Knudson Assistant Intro
Chris Rundquist Head JV Coach Nate Novak Assistant Coach Cody Peabody Assistant 3-5 Dan Thomson Assistant Intro
Mason Bohm Volunteer Assistant Coach Curt Sheppard Assistant Coach Dan Thomson Assistant 3-5 Rocco Marchionda Assistant Intro
Ryan Robillard Volunteer Assistant Coach Isaiah McCormick Assistant Coach Luke Swendrzyski Assistant 3-5 Jeff Birschback Assistant Intro Coach
Corey Knudsen Volunteer Assistant Coach Scott Eckstein Assistant Coach Jason Barber Assistant 3-5 Larry Marsh Assistant Intro
Brian Piechocki Volunteer Assistant Coach Kelly Herm Assistant Coach Jason Kurszewski Volunteer Assistant Kyle Kleuskens Assistant Intro
Kevin Beauchamp Volunteer Assistant Coach Briar Hass Assistant Coach Nathan Ennis Volunteer Assistant Eric Rasmussen Assistant Intro
Cory Zuberber Volunteer Assistant Coach Josh Mueller Assistant Intro
Ben Strobel Volunteer Assistant Coach Luke Swendrzyski Assistant 3-5
Jason Kurszewski Volunteer Assistant Jason Kurszewski Assistant Intro
Scott Farrell Assistant Intro

Our HS Wrestling Facility

Here are some photos of the Neenah High School Wrestling Room. Established in the summer/fall of 2016 the Neenah High School and Youth Wrestling programs call this facility home along with our offseason RWF training and the Twin City Wrestling Club. The facility includes two mats that are a total of 80 feet long by 44 feet wide.

  • Record Boards for JV State Placewinners, Team Accomplishments, Conference Champions, State Qualifiers, State Placewinners, Freestyle/Greco State Placewinners, Fargo All-Americans.
  • Team History (55 Years) and our 10 Core Values
  • Wrestlers on the "HALL of FAME" must meet two of three criteria below. #1: Team Captain #2: All-State Scholar Athlete #3: State Qualifier
  • "Wall of Champions" WIAA State Placewinners
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