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RWF Folkstyle Summer 2020

RWF Summer Folkstyle Wrestling will begin Wednesday July 1st and run through Wednesday August 19th. Practices will be held every Wednesday from 6:00-8:30 PM in the Neenah High School Wrestling room. Open to wrestlers in grades 5-12. Younger wrestlers interested should contact Coach Kleuskens @ kyle.kleuskens@neenah.k12.wi.us to enroll.

Twin City Wrestling Club Summer 2020

The Twin City Wrestling Club will return for its 5th consecutive summer. Training will be held in June and July on Tuesday's at Neenah High School and Thursday's at Menasha High School. Practices will be held from 7:00-8:30 PM Tuesday June 9th-Thursday July 23rd. USA Wrestling Membership is required to attend.


Marshall Kolls 1st Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 195


Drake Hayward 5th Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 145


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 Kolls 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

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 LIfting and Sandbag Workouts

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

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:

Set-Up: 3:40-4:30

Varsity Practice in Pickard: 4:30-6:00

JV Practice in Wrestling Room: 4:30-6:00

December 22nd 2020: 

MS Dual Neenah MS vs Freedom Wrestling Academy: 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.

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WIAA Team State Wrestling


WIAA Team State Poster 2019-2020


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

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 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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