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Current Registrations

2022 Youth Wrestling Grades 2-5

Please use this link to sign up for our 2022 Youth Wrestling season. This program is for experienced 2nd Graders and all 3rd - 5th Graders. Practices will run every Monday for 2nd and 3rd Graders, Tuesday for 4th and 5th Graders and Thursday for all athletes. Practices will be from 6:15-7:45 in the Neenah High School Wrestling room. The registration fee is $55 plus processing fees and will include a t-shirt.

2021-2022 Neenah Middle School Wrestling Registration

Please complete this link to sign-up for the 2021-2022 Neenah Middle School Wrestling season grades 6-8. The information requested is for the Neenah Wrestling program only and all required Neenah Joint School District paperwork and fee's must be completed in order to participate.

2021-2022 Neenah High School Wrestling Registration

Please complete this link to sign-up for the 2021-2022 Neenah High School Wrestling season grades 9-12. The information requested is for the Neenah Wrestling program only and all required Neenah Joint School District paperwork and fee's must be completed in order to participate.

Sponsor a Neenah Wrestler through the Individual Sponsorship

Neenah Wrestlers are looking for Individual Sponsors for the 2021-2022 season.  Donations will directly go back to the wrestlers for their Rudis/Nike Gear Packages and to support funding for our program.

The deadline is Thursday October 28th 2021.

For those who donate to the Neenah Wrestling Club: 

Any individual who donates over $50 will receive the Neenah Wrestling "Believe Int" shirt(s).  For every $50 donated an extra t-shirt will be rewarded.  For example if someone donates $150 they will receive 3 Neenah Wrestling T-Shirts. See attached image.  All donations are tax deductible.

For those who collect donations for the Neenah Wrestling Club:

A reward system of NIKE/RUDIS gear is set-up based on how much funds an individual collects.  See attached bundles for photos.

If an individual reaches a minimum of $300 in donations they are eligible for the Neenah Wrestling RUDIS Contender Bundle (2 items) and Nike Championship Singlet (1 item).  The RUDIS Contender Bundle includes a stretch 1/4 zip (choice of black, red, or grey) and 8" mesh shorts (choice of red or black).  Please see attached RUDIS contender bundle and nike championship singlet for more photos.

If an individual reaches a minimum of $400 in donations they are eligible for the Neenah Wrestling RUDIS Championship Bundle Level #1 (3 Items) and Nike Singlet (1 item).  The Rudis Championship Bundle Level #1 includes a stretch 1/4 zip (choice of black, red, or grey), 8" mesh shorts (choice of red or black), and one of the following items sublimated fight shorts, hooded long-sleeve t-shirt, hiker gearpak, or genesis gearpak.

If an individual reaches a minimum of $600 in donations they are eligible for the Neenah Wrestling RUDIS Championship Bundle Level #2 (4 Items) and Nike Singlet (1 item).  The Rudis Championship Bundle Level #2 includes a stretch 1/4 zip (choice of black, red, or grey), 8" mesh shorts (choice of red or black), and two of the following items sublimated fight shorts, hooded long-sleeve t-shirt, hiker gearpak, or genesis gearpak.

If an individual reaches a minimum of $800 in donations they are eligible for the Neenah Wrestling RUDIS Championship Bundle Level #3 (5 Items) and Nike Singlet (1 item).  The Rudis Championship Bundle Level #3 includes a stretch 1/4 zip (choice of black, red, or grey), 8" mesh shorts (choice of red or black), and three of the following items sublimated fight shorts, hooded long-sleeve t-shirt, and choice between a hiker gearpak or genesis gearpak.

 


RUDIS Contender Bundle Raise $300 plus Nike Championship Singlet


RUDIS Championship Bundle Raise $400-$800 plus Nike Championship Singlet

Individual Sponsorship Online Donation Option

New this season all individual sponsorships can now be paperless by completing the online link above. All wrestlers who meet the Individual Sponsorship criteria need to turn in their Nike Singlet Size and Rudis Gear Orders to Coach Kleuskens by Thursday October 28th.


Nike Championship Singlet Reward Item for Contender and Championship Bundles

9-Pin Bowling Registration Link

Use this link to sign-up for the 9-Pin Bowling Tournament. $65 per team; 2 person teams (14 and older). Includes 3 games of bowling, shoes, 5 - $1 basket raffle tickets, and a meal ticket for each bowler. Teams will be randomly paired together to make a total of four bowlers per lane.

9-Pin Bowling "MEAL ONLY" No Bowling Registration Link

Use this link to sign-up for the 9-Pin Meal Ticket Only. $15 per person. Includes a choice between a hamburger, brat or hot dog, chips and pickle, a non-alcoholic beverage, and 5 - $1 basket raffle tickets..

Become a Neenah Wrestling Business Sponsor

Neenah Wrestling is looking for new Business Sponsors for the 2021-2022 season.  For a minimum donation of $300 local businesses will receive.

Company Logo on Team Sports Engine Site under the Sponsorship Page. https://www.neenahwrestling.com/sponsors

Recognition on our Business Sponsorship Night on Thursday December 2nd 2021 vs Hortonville in the Ron Einerson Fieldhouse at Neenah High School.

Two "Believe In" T-Shirts

The deadline is Thursday November 11th 2021.

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

We are also looking for donations for raffle items for our inaugural 9 pin bowling tournament Saturday November 13th at Thunder Lanes Bowling in Neenah.  Please contact Craig Fochs craigf@crfochs.com if you have an item you or your business is willing to donate for the 9 pin bowling event. 


Neenah Wrestling 2021 Business and Individual Sponsorship T-Shirt

Business Sponsorship Online Donation Option

New this season all business sponsors can now complete the process online at the link above. Please email all official company logos to kyle.kleuskens@neenah.k12.wi.us

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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 bring into the real world and 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)

USA Wrestling Pre-Season Nationals Information

Team Nazar Training at UW Oshkosh

By Coach Kleuskens 08/27/2021, 11:30am CDT

Team Nazar will be starting up a Fall Pre-Season Training session September 1st at UW Oshkosh. 

Practices will be held in the Kolf Center Wrestling Room (785 High Street) on Monday and Thursdays at 6:00 PM.

The cost for a three month seasonal membership is $360.

Registration is online at www.teamnazar.com 

Fall "Intro to Youth Wrestling" Registration Information

By Coach Kleuskens 08/23/2021, 1:00pm CDT

Our Fall Intro to Youth Wrestling Registration is now available online on our official team website www.neenahwrestling.com

or use the link below

https://neenahwrestling.sportngin.com/regi.../form/372299462

Practices will take place at Neenah High School Monday and Wednesday's September 27th-October 27th. 4K-1st will go from 5:30-6:00 and 1st-3rd from 6:15-7:00. The 1st graders can choose to go with the 30 minute or 45 minute group based on experience or interest.

The cost of this program is $35 and includes a Neenah Wrestling "Believe In" shirt.

Our Fall "Intro to Youth" Wrestling Tournament will take place Wednesday October 27th at the OJ Gym @ Shattuck Middle School. Check out the Youtube link for our awesome Spring of 2020 event.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAt74ScccVA&t=36s

USA Wrestling 21-22 Season Membership Now OPEN

By Coach Kleuskens 08/22/2021, 12:15pm CDT

The 2021-2022 USA Wrestling Membership is NOW OPEN.

To purchase your USA Wrestling Competitor or Coaches Card please visit www.usawmembership.com 

Note: the Neenah Wrestling Club once again this year will be purchasing 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...they can get their cards by logging in to the USA Wrestling Membership site and completing the Safe Sport Training.

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.  

 

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 Poster 2019-2020


WIAA Team State Wrestling

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Drake Hayward Mankato State University Monday May 3rd 6:30 PM Room #128 @ NHS

Neenah Wrestling Awards Banquet Award Winners


Drake Hayward 2nd Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 145 Pounds


Bryce Fochs 3rd Place WIAA Individual State 285 Pounds

2021 WIAA Regional Champions

2021 WIAA Regional Champions

Hayward 2nd, Fochs 3rd @ WIAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament

The Neenah High School Wrestling Team had three qualifying wrestlers compete at the 2021 WIAA Individual State Tournament at Kaukauna High School. Drake Hayward completed a very successful High School Wrestling career at Neenah High School that wrapped up in the D1 145 pound State Championship Match at 145 pounds. Hayward won his first match in the state quarterfinals over CJ Grisar 12-5 advancing to the State Semifinals where he won an epic match 10-9 over Jacob Ward of Bay Port. Hayward was trailing the entire match and scored with 1 second left on the clock to get his hand raised to move to the state finals. In the State Championship Match Hayward was defeated by Connor Thorpe of Brookfield East who was a 4X State Placewinner in his impressive career. Congratulations to Drake Hayward on his very successful and memorable High School Wrestling Career at Neenah High School which included 4 appearances at the WIAA State Tournament. Bryce Fochs ended a very successful junior year with a 3rd place finish at 285 pounds after falling short of qualifying one year ago as a sophomore at 285. Bryce won his first match of the State Tournament in the Quarterfinals Kristian Schlicht 7-0 before losing in the State Semifinals to the eventual State Champion Ben Kawczynski by Fall. Bryce responded in the consolation semifinals with a 4-0 decision over Ethan Hansen of Appleton North and ended his season with a win in the state 3rd place match 7-3 over Girard Jones of Menominee. Bryce was the first heavyweight to place at the WIAA State Tournament since 1978. Great Season Bryce! Neenah's Caleb Letson, a 2X State Qualifier, did not place at the 2021 WIAA Individual State Tournament. Letson ran into the 2X State Champion and 4X Placewinner Brooks Empey of Stoughton in the first round. One the backside Caleb had another force to recon with in 2X 4th place finisher Orien Boe of DC Everest. The good thing for Caleb is that all of the other opponents in his state bracket this year graduate and he will be a contender moving forward into next season. Congratulations to Caleb on another great season.

  • Drake Hayward
  • D1 145 Pound 2nd Place Finisher
  • Drake Hayward D1 145 Pound 2nd Place Finisher
  • Bryce Fochs
  • Bryce Fochs D1 285 Pound 3rd Place Finisher
  • Bryce Fochs D1 285 Pound 3rd Place Finisher
  • Caleb Letson D1 220 Pounds DNP
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)
Kyle Kleuskens Head Varsity Josh Mueller-Head Coach Eric Rasmussen Head Coach Chris Abel Head Intro Coach
Mark Cowling Varsity Assistant Nate Novak Assistant Coach Chris Abel Assistant Corey Knudsen Assistant Intro
Chris Rundquist Head JV Curt Sheppard Assistant Coach Cody Peabody Assistant Dan Thomson Assistant Intro
Mason Bohm Volunteer Scott Eckstein Assistant Coach Dan Thomson Assistant Jason Kurszewski Assistant Intro
Corey Knudsen Volunteer Corey Knudsen: Assistant Coach Jason Kurszewski Assistant Jeff Birschback Assistant Intro Coach
Cory Zuberber Volunteer Myles Steward: Assistant Coach Nathan Ennis Assistant Larry Marsh Assistant Intro
Brian Piechocki Volunteer Adam Kittilson Assistant Kyle Kleuskens Assistant Intro
Jason Kurszewski Volunteer Assistant Coach Eric Rasmussen Assistant Intro
Josh Mueller Assistant Intro
Ben McDonald Assistant Intro
Scott Farrell Assistant Intro
Jim Strobel Assistant Intro

Beau Yineman State Champion 2018 WIAA State Tournament 195 Pounds


Drake Hayward 2nd Place WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 145 Pounds


Marshall Kools 3rd Place 2019 WIAA State Tournament 195 Pounds


Drake Hayward 5th Place 2020 WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 145


Marshall Kools 1st Place 2020 WIAA Individual State Tournament @ 195


Bryce Fochs 3rd Place WIAA Individual State 285 Pounds


Beau Yineman 4th Place 2017 WIAA State Tournament 182 Pounds


Isaiah McCormick 6th Place 2019 WIAA State Tournament 170 Pounds

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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