Darkhorse Wrestling NC - Charlotte Wrestling Club

Welcome to our 2017 Gallery

2017 Winter Training Camp

 NC State Head Coach - Pat Popolizio

NC State Head Coach - Pat Popolizio

 RTC Athlete - Timmy McCall!!

RTC Athlete - Timmy McCall!!

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2017 - Mountain Man Classic Dual Tournament

Darkhorse Wrestlers continue to get better with each and every practice.  The pace/tone of the practice room is always age appropriate and geared towards long term success.

2017 Super 32 Challenge Tournament

 Congratulations to Tyrie Houghton and Kyle Montaperto for a great tournament in Greensboro, NC! Tyrie Houghton had the best finish for any Darkhorse High School wrestler and Kyle Montaperto was Darkhorse Wrestling's (and North Carolina's) first Middle School CHAMPION!

Congratulations to Tyrie Houghton and Kyle Montaperto for a great tournament in Greensboro, NC! Tyrie Houghton had the best finish for any Darkhorse High School wrestler and Kyle Montaperto was Darkhorse Wrestling's (and North Carolina's) first Middle School CHAMPION!

 Tyrie Houghton - High School 3rd Place Finish - 195 bs

Tyrie Houghton - High School 3rd Place Finish - 195 bs

 Kyle Montaperto - Middle School - Champion - 95 lbs

Kyle Montaperto - Middle School - Champion - 95 lbs

 
Darkhorse Wrestlers ARE Serious Kids with Serious goals...
 Super 32 Bonus Practice

Super 32 Bonus Practice

NC State Technique and Training Camp

 Darkhorse Wrestlers putting in the work at the NC State Camp

Darkhorse Wrestlers putting in the work at the NC State Camp

 NC State Camp - Featuring Tommy Gantt (Clinician) with AJ Leitten and Hayden Hidlay (Clinicians)

NC State Camp - Featuring Tommy Gantt (Clinician) with AJ Leitten and Hayden Hidlay (Clinicians)

Interstate 64 Tournament

 I64 - High School Team

I64 - High School Team

 Coach Jim Avola in the corner

Coach Jim Avola in the corner

 Interstate 64 - Youth Middle School Team

Interstate 64 - Youth Middle School Team

Pre - Season Training at Darkhorse - Sept 2017

You’ve got to go out there and you’ve got to fight, fight and keep on fighting. That is how I’m going to win!
— Tony Ramos
 World Team Member and NCAA National Champion - TONY RAMOS - working with Darkhorse Wrestlers

World Team Member and NCAA National Champion - TONY RAMOS - working with Darkhorse Wrestlers

 Tony Ramos teaching wrestling technique at the Sept 2017 Darkhorse Training Camp!

Tony Ramos teaching wrestling technique at the Sept 2017 Darkhorse Training Camp!

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Practice at Darkhorse Wrestling is focused on developing a wrestler's fundamentals.  THERE ARE NO SHORTCUTS - our wrestlers DRILL, DRILL and DRILL some more...


Darkhorse Wrestling's Summer Camps - Aug 2017

 Darkhorse Wrestling's Coach Casey teaching wrestling at the August Summer Camp.

Darkhorse Wrestling's Coach Casey teaching wrestling at the August Summer Camp.

 Darkhorse Wrestling's Coach Ian Assael during a camp breakout session.

Darkhorse Wrestling's Coach Ian Assael during a camp breakout session.

 Visiting Coach Carl Adams - Teaching a small group of wrestlers at the "Back to School" Summer Camp. Coach Adams is a legend in our sport - an NCAA Champion, World Team Member and a long standing Div. 1 College Coach!

Visiting Coach Carl Adams - Teaching a small group of wrestlers at the "Back to School" Summer Camp. Coach Adams is a legend in our sport - an NCAA Champion, World Team Member and a long standing Div. 1 College Coach!

 Visiting Coach Sean Boyle demonstrating single-leg finishes.

Visiting Coach Sean Boyle demonstrating single-leg finishes.

US Marine Corp - Cadet and Junior Nationals - FARGO - 2017

Congratulations to Richard Treanor,  Darkhorse Wrestling's AND North Carolina's FIRST Fargo All-American!!  Richard achieved all-american status in both Freestyle and Greco!

 Rich Treanor - Double All-American!!

Rich Treanor - Double All-American!!

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Darkhorse Wrestling's Weekend Wars!! - Jul 2017

 Coach Casey briefing wrestlers at Weekend Wars

Coach Casey briefing wrestlers at Weekend Wars

 Weekend Wars - Preparing for battle...

Weekend Wars - Preparing for battle...

 Weekend Wars - in between rounds...

Weekend Wars - in between rounds...

 Weekend Wars - Live wrestling!

Weekend Wars - Live wrestling!