Welcome to the Website of The Lorain County Wrestling Club
Lorain County Wrestling Club was conceived for, and is dedicated to, promoting a positive sports learning environment for our communities youth. Our focus is on the children's exposure to the basic fundamental skills and strategies of wrestling, as well as the concepts of teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship. Our primary goal is to provide every child an opportunity to develop and grow, both as an athlete and as a person, where they evaluate their experience based on individual efforts and the enjoyment they achieved from participating.
Wrestlers in Action!
The Lorain County Wrestling Club was founded by Dr. Brian Bennett, DC in 2009. Brian is a former wrestler from Akron Manchester H.S. and Baldwin Wallace College. After taking a ten year
hiatus from wrestling to become a chiropractic physician and start his practice, Brian has returned to the sport with his two sons.
The Cardinal Club wrestles out of LCWC and is a part of the Ohio Youth Wrestling Association made up by more than 150 teams. Over the past three years, Cardinal Wrestlers have had two top ten team finishes in the OYWA State Tournament. There have been 11 Cardinal Wrestlers place at the OYWA State Tournament with 1 state champion and several other state qualifiers. Many Cardinal Wrestlers also have participated in the OAC and Ourway/Ohioway State Tournaments and added 3 individual state champs along with 21 state placers to earn "All-State" honors. On the national level Cardinal Wrestlers have earned "All-American" honors 10 times with two national titals. The Cardinals are coached by Jeff Jarrell, Brian Bennett, Chuck Schill, Bill Jackson and Scott Noel.
Special guest coaches will also include Anthony Coleman, Steve Walker and Robert Taylor. Anthony is a former OHSAA state champ, NCAA D1 national qualifier and former assistant coach at Cleveland State. Steve is a former 4 time OHSAA state placer (2X finalist), Ivy League Champion from University of Pennsylvania and NCAA D1 national qualifier. Robert is a former OHSAA state champ from Lorain.