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Neenah High School Wrestling 2020-2021 High School Season Registration

Please complete this link to sign-up for Neenah High School Wrestling for the 2020-2021 season.

Neenah Middle School Wrestling 2020-2021 Season Registration

Please complete this link to sign-up for Neenah Middle School Wrestling for the 2020-2021 season.

Purler Wrestling Camp Registration

Complete the Purler Wrestling Camp Registration Link here. The camp at this time is open to WRESTLERS Grades 4-12. Wrestlers must have a current USA Wrestling Competitors Card which can be purchased online at

Purler Wrestling Camp @ Best Western Convention Center Oshkosh WI Oct 23rd-25th

Join us Friday October 23rd-Sunday October 25th @ the Best Western Convention Center (1 North Main Street) in Oshkosh WI for the Purler Wrestling Pre-Season Camp.

Sign-Up Using this Link

Camp will run as follows

  • Friday: 6:00 PM-9:00 PM 
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday Schedule

9:00-11:30: Practice

11:30-12:15: Lunch

12:15-2:45: Practice

2:45-3:00: Break

3:00-4:00 Practice

Open to Wrestlers in Grades: 4-12 (2020-2021 school year)

Cost is $200 to attend and will include 15 hours of wrestling instruction and over 200 of online Purler Wrestling Academy access.

USA Wrestling Competitor Card is REQUIRED for this CAMP and can be purchased online @

Lunch will NOT BE PROVIDED. 

***Great Prep opportunity for USAW Folkstyle Nationals

For more information please visit 

USA Wrestling Pre-Season Nationals Registration

Register for USA Wrestling Pre-Season Nationals here.

Become a Neenah Wrestling Business Sponsor

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic affecting many local Business the Neenah Wrestling Club has decided to help promote these local business in our community.  For the 2020-2021 season we will renue all 2019-2020 Business Sponsors without receiving a donation.

If your returning business would still like to sponsor Neenah Wrestling they can still do so.

The deadline is Thursday November 12th 2020.

All Business logos  and links to websites will be featured on under the sponsorship page for a year.

Business and Individual Sponsorship T-Shirt 2020-2021

Neenah Wrestling is looking for new Business Sponsors for the 2020-2021 season.  For $300 local businesses will receive.

Company Logo on Team Sports Engine Site under the Sponsorship Page.

Recognition on our Business Sponsorship Night on Tuesday December 22nd 2020 vs Kimberly in Pickard Auditorium for the Rumble at the Rocketorium v5.

Two "Back for Business" Forever Fierce T-Shirts

Become a Neenah Wrestling Individual Sponsor

Are you looking to help out one of our Neenah Wrestlers?

Please consider taking a part of our annual Individual Sponsorship where our wrestlers collect donations to help pay for their own personal Neenah Nike Wrestling Gear.

For every $50 donated to the Neenah Wrestling Club you will receive a Neenah Wrestling "Back to Business" t-shirt from Forever Fierce.

All donations are tax deductible. 

Neenah Nike Wrestling Individual Sponsorship Awards Packages

  • Nike Championship Singlet Contender and Championship Bundle Option
  • Nike Red Shorts Contender and Championship Bundle Option
  • Nike White Compression Shirt Contender and Championship Bundle Option
  • Nike Red Compression Shirt Contender and Championship Bundle Option
  • Nike Black Crewneck Championship Bundle Option
  • Nike Black Shorts Championship Bundle Option
  • Nike White Compression Pants Championship Bundle Option
  • Nik Black Joggers Championship Bundle Option

Marshall Kools 1st Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 195

2019-2020 Neenah HS Wrestling Team Banquet Photo

2019-2020 Neenah HS Wrestling Team Banquet Photo

Drake Hayward 5th Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 145

WIAA Team State Wrestling

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


By Coach Kleuskens 09/23/2020, 10:15pm CDT

Dear Neenah Wrestling Community,

Our 2020-2021 Neenah Wrestling RUDIS order is now open until Thursday October 22nd 2020.

Please use this link to place your order.



We have items for all...Youth, Adult, Men, Women, and for our girls wrestling program.

All orders have a sizing chart for you to double check what might work best for you.

This would make for an easy Christmas gift, birthday present, or surprise to your student athlete for the hard work they put into their academics or help around the house. Regardless of the current situation we want to keep our wrestlers, families, and community, excited about the upward trajectory of Neenah Wrestling. 

Orders will arrive to Coach Kleuskens by late November. I will contact you when your orders arrive for pick-up.

Note: We only do a RUDIS order every 3-4 years. Now is your chance to order some of the hottest Neenah Wrestling RUDIS Gear.

Please contact Coach Kleuskens with questions on this RUDIS order opportunity.

Fall Wrestling Clubs

By Coach Kleuskens 08/31/2020, 8:45pm CDT

Dear Neenah Wrestling Community,

The Fox Valley Area has several clubs that offer Fall Folkstyle Training to prepare for the 2020-2021 season.

Here are three Fall Opportunities that Neenah Wrestlers are attending throughout our program.

Askren Wrestling Academy

Aviators Wrestling

Team Nazar

All flier can also be found on our RWF page on

USA Wrestling Pre-Season Nationals Oct 29th-Nov 1st

By Coach Kleuskens 08/24/2020, 11:45am CDT

Dear Neenah Wrestling Community,

The USA Wrestling Pre-Season National Tournament will be held at Hyvee Hall in Des Moines Iowa Thursday October 29th-Sunday November 1st 2020. 

The Neenah Wrestling Club is organizing this event for members of our 1st Grade-12th Grade class who would like to compete in this tournament. 

Note this is an ADVANCED Grade Level Tournament not recommended for new wrestlers or those who are not training in advance to this event.

All Information on USA Wrestling Folkstyle Pre-Season Nationals can be found here...

Note there is a FLASH sale until September 4th which is a discounted registration fee of $50.

Prior to Registration all 1st-8th graders need an updated 2020-2021 USA Wrestling Competitors Card which can be purchased at

Current 2020-2021 High School Wrestlers can find their 2020-2021 USA Wrestling Cards here. Neenah High School Wrestling USA Cards 2020-2021 (Seniors must complete their Safe Sport Training for the updated cards).

Once you have your USA Wrestling Card information you can register for Pre-Season Nationals by using this link.  USA Wrestling Pre-Season Folkstyle Nationals Registration.

Please register under Neenah Wrestling or Neenah High School Wrestling for this event.  If you are traveling with our program we would like our program coaches to work with the student athletes at this event.

Once signed-up please email Coach Kleuskens so I can continue to coordinate the trip. Sara Sheppard will be working on a hotel block for parents making the trip to IOWA. We would like all wrestlers in grades 1-8 have a parent make the trip. High School Wrestlers who do not have parents attending will be asked to contribute for the cost of the hotel rooms and will be placed in rooms that are appropriate for them. 

Please sign-up as by the pre-registration deadline so that you can save money and give me enough time to coordinate the trip. 

Here is the event schedule...more details will be send to those who register. 

Early Bird Registration Deadline: October 1st $60.00

Online Pre-Registration Deadline: October 25th: $80.00

Late Online Pre-Registration Deadline: October 29th: $100.00


Thursday October 29th 

Medical Check/Weigh Ins: 9-10 HS Division 7:00-8:00 PM HALL A

Friday October 30th 

Medical Check/Weigh Ins: 11-12 HS Division 8:30-9:30 AM HALL A

Session #1 Prelims and Consolation: 9th-10th HS Division 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Hall B and C

Session #2 Prelims and Consolation: 11th-12th HS Division 4:00-8:30 PM Hall B and C

Saturday October 31st 

Session #3: Quarters, Semis, Consolation, Finals Matches all HS Divisions 8:00-1:00 Hall B and C

Medical Check/Weigh In's 5th-8th Grade MS Divisions 10:30-11:30 Hall A

Session #4: Prelims, Quarters, Semis, and Consolation 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade MS Divisions 2:30-8:00 PM Hall B and C

Medical Check/Weigh In's 3rd/4th Grade 6:00-7:00 PM Hall A

Sunday November 1st 

Medical Check/Weigh Ins 1st-2nd Grade and 1st-8th Grade Girls Divisions 7:30-8:30 AM Hall A

Session #5 Consolation and Medal Matches 5th, 6th 7th, and 8th MS Divisions 9:00-12:00 Hall B and C

Session #6: All Rounds 1st-2nd Grade and All 1st-8th Grade Girls 1:00-6:00 PM Hall B and C

For questions contact Coach Kleuskens 920-740-4604

Neenah Purler Wrestling Camp Oct 23-25 Registration NOW OPEN

By Coach Kleuskens 08/19/2020, 9:15pm CDT

Dear Neenah Wrestling Community,

Registration for the Purler Wrestling Camp is NOW OPEN to NEENAH WRESTLERS and the public at this time. This is an outstanding opportunity to learn the PURLER WRESTLING ACADEMY system one of the nations most respected camp systems.

Before you register you MUST have a current USA Wrestling Competitors Card which can be purchased online @ This would apply for all wrestlers who will not be on the Neenah High School Wrestling Team for the 2020-2021 season. You are not able to register without your USA CARD #.

If you are a member of the 2020-2021 Neenah High School Wrestling Team and have completed the Sports Engine HS Season registration you can find your updated USA Wrestling Card below by clicking the link titles Neenah HS Wrestling USA Cards. All current seniors need to take their Safe Sport Training online prior to their USA Wrestling Card updating for 2021 expiration. 

Neenah HS Wrestling USA Cards (Use this USAW Card Number to Register for Purler Camp).

Please click the hyperlink below to register for the Purler Wrestling Camp once you have your USA Wrestling 2020-2021 membership.


Here is the Purler camp schedule. 

(15 hours of training priced @ $3.33 per hour)

Friday October 23rd: 6:00-9:00 PM

Saturday October 24th: 9:00-11:45; 12:30-2:45; 3:00-4:00

Sunday October 25th: 9:00-11:45; 12:30-2:45; 3:00-4:00

Age: 4th Grade-12th Grade (Advanced Wrestlers below 4th grade welcome to attend)

CAMP LOCATION Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel Convention Center Oshkosh WI. 1 North Main Street Oshkosh WI.

Cost: $200

For more information on Purler Wrestling please visit official Purler Wrestling Website.

Note: As we get closer to camp some COVID-19 safety measures may be announced for the time being it is too early to provide that information. 

Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Kyle Kleuskens

Head Wrestling Coach

Neenah High School

USA Wrestling Competitor/Coach Membership Now Open

By Coach Kleuskens 08/19/2020, 6:15pm CDT

The 2020-2021 USA Wrestling Membership is NOW OPEN.

To purchase your USA Wrestling Competitor or Coaches Card please visit 

Once on the site you will login or create a login if you are a new customer.  

The USA Wrestling Card is MANDATORY for all USA Wrestling affiliated events such as all Wisconsin Wrestling Federation events (WWF Youth Regionals, WWF Youth State, WWF Freestyle State, WWF Greco State, Northern Plains, Fargo etc).  It is also required by many local wrestling clubs and camps that are USA Wrestling affiliated.  

Note the Neenah Wrestling Club once again this year purchased the High School Team membership for $400 which means all of our High School Wrestlers cards are paid for.  All 20-21 Seniors need to complete their safe sport training online before their cards are added and available.

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.


RUDIS Fall 2020 Online Family Order

The following items will be available for purchase for the 2020-2021 Neenah Wrestling Season. Stay tuned for the RUDIS online order opportunity to be released in late September of 2020.

  • Sublimated Fight Shorts
  • Girls Sublimated Fight Shorts
  • Sublimated 1/4 Zip
  • Girls Sublimated 1/4 Zip
  • White and Black Super Soft Short Sleeve T-Shirts
  • Red Super Soft Long Sleeve T
  • Black Stretch 1/4 Zip
  • Women's Black V Neck
  • Women's Grey V Neck
  • Hiker Gearpack
  • Gensis Gearpack 5
  • Girls Cut Singlet

WIAA Team State Poster 2019-2020

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

Head Middle School Coach

Phone: 920-420-4509

Eric  Rassmussen

Eric Rassmussen

Head Youth Coach

Phone: 920-850-8718

Chris Abel

Head Intro to Youth Wrestling Coach

Neenah Wrestling Coaching Staff

High School (9-12) Middle School (6-8) Youth (3-5) Intro (4K-3rd) Girls (2-8)
Kyle Kleuskens Head Varsity Josh Mueller-Head Coach Eric Rasmussen Head Coach Chris Abel Head Intro Coach Rocco Marchionda: Head Girls Coach
Mark Cowling Varsity Assistant Nate Novak Assistant Coach Chris Abel Assistant Corey Knudsen Assistant Intro Allie Grovachek: Assistant
Chris Rundquist Head JV Curt Sheppard Assistant Coach Cody Peabody Assistant Dan Thomson Assistant Intro Dan Janichek: Assistant
Mason Bohm Volunteer Scott Eckstein Assistant Coach Dan Thomson Assistant Rocco Marchionda Assistant Intro
Ryan Robillard Volunteer Kelly Herm Assistant Coach Jason Kurszewski Assistant Jeff Birschback Assistant Intro Coach
Corey Knudsen Volunteer Briar Hass Assistant Coach Nathan Ennis Assistant Larry Marsh Assistant Intro
Brian Piechocki Volunteer Adam Kittilson Assistant Kyle Kleuskens Assistant Intro
Kevin Beauchamp Volunteer Jason Barber Assistant Eric Rasmussen Assistant Intro
Cory Zuberber Volunteer Josh Mueller Assistant Intro
Jason Kurszewski Volunteer Ben McDonald Assistant Intro
Jason Kurszewski Assistant Intro
Scott Farrell Assistant Intro

WIAA Team State Qualifiers

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 Wrestling 2020 WIAA Regional Champions

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

Marshall Kools 1st Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 195

Marshall Kools wins WIAA D1 Individual State Champion with a 45-0 record.

Neenah High School Senior Marshall Kools made his 3rd trip to the Kohl Center one for the ages. Kools brought home the WIAA Individual State Championship at 195 pounds in Division #1. Kools was 4-0 in the tournament winning three of his four matches by fall. Kools started off with a 9-3 decision over Stoughton's #4 Rudy Detweiler. Kools then took out #2 ranked Drake Schrams of Holmen in the state quarterfinals winning by fall in the first period. On Friday Night Marshall won via fall in the 3rd period in a hard fought 6-6 match at the time vs Mukwanago standout Ryan Krimpelbine. Kools then took care of business in the WIAA State Finals vs Zach Wallace of Burlington winning by fall in the 2nd period. Kools a 3X WIAA State Qualifier is Neenah's 9th Individual State Champion All Time with an undefeated record of 45-0. Kools also moved into 2nd place all time on the Neenah High School career wins list with 147 wins only behind Tim McCarthy at 158 career wins.

Drake Hayward 5th Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 145

Hayward places 5th @ WIAA Individual State and gets Career Win #100

Neenah High School Junior Drake Hayward wrestled in his 3rd WIAA Individual State Tournament February 27th-29th at the Kohl Center. Hayward finished 5th overall in a loaded #145 pound bracket. Hayward got off to a fast start on Thursday night knocking off #2 Ranked Noah Leisgang of Ashwaubenon 3-0 and followed up that win with a dominant 10-4 win over Leo Draveling of Hudson. The 2-0 start Thursday night placed Drake in the WIAA Semi-Finals on Friday where he faced Max Ehlen of Burlington. Hayward led most of the match vs Ehlen but gave up a critical reversal with 15 seconds remaining to lose 4-3. Ehlen went on to win the WIAA Individual State Tournament. On Saturday Hayward lost 1-0 to Gavin Model of Stoughton to put him in the rubber match for 5th place vs Isaac Ortegon of Fond du Lac. Drake prevailed in the third meeting in just three weeks winning by fall to place 5th and get his 100th career win.

2020 WIAA Individual State Qualifiers

Neenah Qualifies 5 for the WIAA Individual State Tournament

The Neenah High School Wrestling Team qualified five wrestlers to the WIAA Individual State Tournament held at the Kohl Center in Madison WI Thursday February 27th-Saturday February 29th. The Rockets were led by WIAA Sectional Champions Bryce Crook @ 170 and Marshall Kools @ 195. Neenah also qualified sectional runner-ups in Jayden Sheppard @ 120, Drake Hayward @ 145, and Caleb Letson @ 220. Bryce Fochs was 3rd @ 285 while Tyler Beauchamp and Davin Munoz came in 4th @ 106 and 182 respectfully. The Qualifiers will take the mat at the Kohl Center on Thursday February 27th at 3:00 PM. Here are the first round match-ups for Neenah. Jayden Sheppard vs Jacob Wisinski of Mukwanago (31-8) Drake Hayward vs Noah Leisgang of Ashwaubenon (36-4) Bryce Crook vs Luke Stromberg of Mukwanago (40-8) Marshall Kools vs Rudy Detweiler of Stoughton (26-4) Caleb Letson vs Frederick Kyles Brookfield Central (35-7)

  • Bryce Crook WIAA Sectional Champion @ 170
  • Marshall Kools WIAA Sectional Champion @ 195
  • Jayden Sheppard WIAA Sectional Runner-Up @ 120
  • Drake Hayward WIAA Sectional Runner-Up @ 145
  • Caleb Letson WIAA Sectional Runner-Up @ 220
  • Bryce Fochs 3rd @ 285
  • Tyler Beauchamp 4th @ 106
  • Davin Munoz 4th @ 182

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.

  • "Wall of Champions" WIAA State Placewinners
  • Record Boards for JV State Placewinners, Team Accomplishments, Conference Champions, State Qualifiers, State Placewinners, Freestyle/Greco State Placewinners, Fargo All-Americans.
  • 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
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