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Regular Season 2020-2021
2020-2021 x Regular Season

Congratulations National Champion

Coach Chad Otterness

He went 4-0 with no points scored on him to win the 

USAW Master’s D 154.2 Folkstyle Nationals

in Cedar Falls IA on 4/03/2021.




Needs athletes for the 2021-2022 season we will train!

Earn a John Marshall Sports letter and get stronger.


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10 Reasons why you should wrestle:

  1. Foundation sport. Wrestling is the perfect foundation for all other sports. Wrestling is balance, agility, hand eye coordination, flexibility, positioning, strength, speed, explosiveness, footwork, hustle, mental focus, mental toughness, core strength, concentration, competition, and endurance. Wrestling will make our youth better at all other sports.
  2. Fun. Wrestling is a game. It is the most basic and instinctual game. Toddlers wrestle. The sport of wrestling is the ultimate competition where two individuals take their individual strengths and match them up against each other. Wrestling is a battle of wits, technique, speed, agility, flexibility, and toughness. No two wrestlers are alike. Fun stuff!!
  3. Exercise. Wrestling is one the world's most premier physical fitness sports. Wrestling develops strength and endurance. Poor health is a major issue in our society today and wrestling will help develop a love of exercise and physical fitness in our youth.
  4. Self-confidence. Truly little is accomplished without self-confidence. Wrestling teaches self-confidence like nothing else I know outside of religion and knowing that you are a child of God. Insecure people have the most difficult time learning from others and make progress even more difficult than it already is. Wrestling teaches hard work, self-improvement, sense of accomplishment, camaraderie of team, 1 on 1 aspect, and self-defense to name a few. These promote self-worth, respect, and confidence.
  5. Self-defense. Although wrestling is not commonly considered a? martial art, it is the #1 base discipline in the world of MMA. Wrestlers know how to defend themselves and neutralize threats quickly. Wrestling is controlling an opponent. If you want your kids to know how to defend themselves, put them in wrestling.
  6. Humility. Nothing teaches humility better than a 1-on-1 sport. Winning and losing in a 1-on-1 setting brings humility. There is nowhere to hide and no one to blame but yourself. All wrestlers will lose at some point and doing so in these conditions teaches humility. Hard work and discipline are two keys to success in wrestling and both teach humility.
  7. Responsibility. "I learned a lot about taking responsibility for my actions when I wrestled for 4 years.  All professional athletes ought to spend a year wrestling. It teaches you something, you get pinned; you cannot blame the coach. You cannot blame your teammates. The guy you are looking for is staring back at you in the mirror." --former Phillies pitcher Mitch Williams.
  8. Respect. The challenges of being a wrestler teach you to respect yourself. After you learn to respect yourself you will learn to respect others. You learn to respect your teammates as well as your opponents. You learn to listen to and respect your coach. After you learn to respect others, you are able to learn from them, a life lesson.
  9. Self-discipline. Wrestling is discipline. Repetition of drills, hard work, weight management, and continually doing the best thing instead of the easiest thing is discipline. Wrestling requires postponing instant wants to gain something more valuable long term. It takes discipline and focus to reach goals.
  10. Roadmap to success in Life. Wrestling is the perfect example of what it takes to be successful in life. Goal setting, hard work, determination, focus, love of challenges, love of competition, confidence, being coachable, mental toughness, discipline, creativity, teamwork, and accountability.
  11. Toughness. Wrestling is a physical, contact sport. You learn that sometimes you just get poked in the eye. Physical and mental toughness go hand in hand. You learn that a little pain or struggle is part of the process of doing great things.

Any Question please call or email John Marshall Coaching staff

Frank Galvan 507-208-3413

  Michael Schmitz         

     Chad Otterness           



Dual Meet Schedule

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Watch home Duals on the link below.

JM Wrestling -


Spring Folkstyle & Freestyle Wrestling

Gorilla Wrestling training;

National USA Wrestling information;

MN USA website with tournament information;  has a list of tournaments. 


Apple Valley Youth Wrestling Freestyle Open Tournament

FREESTYLE STATE QUALIFIER  USA Junior  16U-Cadet  6U-14U-Kids  Girls' & Women's  This Saturday 4/10/ 2021 

MN/USA TRAINING CENTER 11521 Eagle Street NW. Coon Rapids, MN 55448

2021 UWW Cadet, U15 & Futures Nationals Wisconsin Dells, WI 04/23/2021 - 04/25/2021

             2021 Northern Plains Regional Championships Wisconsin Dells, WI 05/14/2021 - 05/16/2021


Marine Corps/USAW Junior Nationals Fargo, ND 07/16/2021 - 07/23/2021            

            MN State Freestyle & Greco Tournament - Cadets and Juniors                  All Day, May 1st, 2021 TBD


JM Summer Wrestling and Weightlifting; June 7th – July 31st Days to be announced.

Summer Camps;

Pinnacle Wrestling School          

Session 6 Wrestling Camp June 14-17 BGM High School Camp Brooklyn, Iowa. Nate & David Carr National Champions 

Iowa Hawkeye Wrestling Camp June 24-27; Commuter with meals              $295.00 or Overnight Camper $425.00

Rockford MN is hosting the "All-American Intensive                          Wrestling Camp August 1-5,2021. $250.


Wrestling Registration



Phone: 507-328-5330

You can locate your physical date in Skyward Family Access (under the tab on the left - report cards/portfolio, click on the physical date).




Rockets Varsity Coaches 

Any Question please call or email


Frank Galvan            



Michael Schmitz        


Chad Otterness