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Junior Greco-Roman Nationals finalist biographies



100 lbs.

RED - Dalton Roberts, Fowlerville, Mich.
Third in 2013 USA Wrestling Junior Folkstyle Nationals… 2013 Central Regional Junior champion in both styles… Fourth in 2012 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Fifth in 2012 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals… 2012 Cadet National Duals All-Tournament Team in Greco-Roman… 2011 Central Regional Cadet champion in both styles… Competed at 103 pounds for Fowlerville High School as a junior with a record of 41-12… Competed at 103 pounds as a sophomore with a 39-11 record… Competed at 103 pounds as a freshman… Son of Jeff and Michelle Roberts… Coached by Dan Coon… Born: July 21, 1996… Age: 16

BLUE - Kirk Johansen, Glendale Heights, Ill.
Fourth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in freestyle… 2013 Illinois Junior National Duals team in both styles… Sixth in 2012 Cadet Nationals in both styles… Attends Glenbard North High School… Son of Kirk Johansen and Brandi Thomas… Coached by Coach Hahn and Israel Martinez… Born: September 19, 1996… Age: 16

106 lbs.

RED - Joe Cisneros, Visalia, Calif.
Fourth in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2013 Junior National Duals All-Tournament team in both styles… 2012 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team in freestyle…Competed at 106 pounds as a junior for Redwood High School, with a 51-0 record… Competed at 106 as a sophomore with a 40-12 record… Competed at 103 as a freshman, with a 32-10 record… Son of Joe and Marie Cisneros… Coached by Dave Watts… Born: May 23, 1996… Age: 17

BLUE - Brandon Staley, Winter Springs, Fla.
Second in 2013 Southeast Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2012 Southeast Regional Junior freestyle champion and third in Greco-Roman… Third in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and seventh in freestyle… 2011 Southeast Regional Cadet champion in both styles… Fourth in Florida state championships at 106 pounds as a sophomore for Winter Springs High School with a 46-6 record… Competed at 106 pounds as a freshman with a 14-7 record… Son of Neil and Michelle Staley… Coached by Scott Gomrad, Paul Walker and J.D. Robbins… Born: September 27, 1995… Age: 17

113 lbs.

RED - Skyler Petry, Waterville, Minn.
2013 Northern Plains Junior Regional champion in both styles… Second in 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals… Second in 2012 USA Wrestling PreSeason Nationals… Second in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Sixth in 2012 Freestyle Nationals… Third in 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals… 2012 Minnesota Junior state champion in both styles… Third in Minnesota state championships as a junior at 113 pounds for Waterville-Elysan-Morristown High School, with a 41-1 record… Second in Minnesota state meet as a sophomore at 106 with a 43-3 record… Fifth in Minnesota state meet as a freshman at 103 with a 41-1 record… Son of Todd and Amy Petry… Coached by Adam Roesler, Brandon Paulson and Jake Deitchler… Born November 5, 1995… Age: 17

BLUE - Ronnie Bresser III, Klamath Falls, Ore.
Third in 2012 Junior Nationals in freestyle and sixth in Greco-Roman… 2012 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals… Three-time Oregon State Junior champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and second in freestyle… 2011 USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle National champion… 2010 Cadet Nationals freestyle champion… Third in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2010 Western Regional Triple Crown winner… Kids Triple Crown winner in 2003 and 2005… Three-time Oregon state champion…. Oregon state champion as a senior at 120 pounds for Henley High School, with a 49-1 record… Oregon state champion at 120 as a sophomore with a 45-0 record… Oregon state high school champion at 103 pounds as a sophomore with a 38-0 record… Third in state tournament as a freshman with a 42-3 record… Son of Ron and Melissa Bresser… Coached by Ron Bresser… Born: January 20, 1995… Age: 18…

120 lbs.

RED - Blane Tschida, Kimball, Minn.
2013 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman runner-up…Second at 2013 Northern Plains Greco-Roman Championship, third in freestyle…Third at 2012 USA Wrestling Cadet Greco-Roman Nationals… Fourth at 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals… Third at the Minnesota State Championships at 113 pounds as a sophomore for Kimball Area High School… Fifth at the Minnesota State Championships at 106 pounds as a freshman…Son of Mik and Char Tschida… Coached by Dan Chandler… Born: October 17, 1996… Age: 16

BLUE - Joshua Terao, Honolulu, Hawaii
Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman, and fourth in freestyle…. Three-time Hawaii state champion for Mid Pacific Institute, with a career record of 106-0… Hawaii state champion at 130 as a junior with 35-0 record… Hawaii state champion at 125 as a sophomore with a 37-0 record… Hawaii state champion at 108 as a freshman with a 34-0 record… Son of Lindy and Debbie Terao… Coached by Kevin Corbett and Ryan Sugihara… Born: May 31, 1996… Age: 17

126 lbs.

RED - Jordan Shearer, Fargo, N.D.
Fourth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Fourth in 2013 Northern Plains Junior Regionals in freestyle… Sixth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Two-time North Dakota state champion… North Dakota state champion at 126 as a sophomore for West Fargo High School with a 48-2 record… North Dakota state champion at 113 as a freshman with a 44-1 record… Son of Dean and Linda Shearer… Coached by Kayle Dangerud and Ryan Kringlie… Born October 6, 1996… Age: 16

BLUE - Cub Yeager, Locust Grove, Okla.
Seventh in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman…Two-time Oklahoma state champion… Oklahoma state champion at 126 as a junior for Locust Grove High School with a 39-0 record… Oklahoma state champion at 113 as a sophomore with a 32-2 record… Fourth in Oklahoma states as a freshman at 112 with a 38-6 record… Son of Scott Yeager… Coached by Johnny Cook… Born: December 31, 1995… Age: 17

132 lbs.

RED - Rodney Clevenger, Kearney, Mo.
Second in 2013 Southern Plains Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman… 2013 Western Junior Regional Greco-Roman champion and fifth in freestyle… Third in 2012 Southern Plains Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Fourth in 2012 Northern Plains Junior Greco-Roman Regionals… Second in Missouri state championships at 132 as a junior at Kearney High School with a 44-9 record… Second in Missouri states at 126 with a 41-13 record as a sophomore… Competed at 112 pounds as a freshman with a 44-14 record… Son of Rodney and Lisa Clevenger… Coached by Chad Hopkins… Born: August 11, 1995… Age: 17

BLUE - Hayden Tuma, Boise, Idaho
2012 Junior Nationals champion and third in freestyle… 2013 FILA Junior World Team Trials champion in Greco-Roman and fifth in freestyle… 2012 and 2013 Northwest Junior Regionals champion in both styles… Two-time FILA Cadet World Team member… 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals champion in Greco-Roman… 2011 Cadet Nationals freestyle champion and second in Greco-Roman… 2011 FILA Cadet National champion in Greco-Roman and freestyle runner-up… 2010 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion… 2010 Western Regional champion in Greco-Roman and freestyle… State champion at 138 as a junior for Centennial High School with a 41-0 record… State champion at 132 pounds as a sophomore with a 42-2 record…State champion at 119 pounds as a freshman at as a freshman with a 47-2 record… Son of Michael and Jane Tuma… Coached by Ivan Ivanov and Collin Robertson… Born: July 27, 1995… Age: 17…


138 lbs.

RED - Jake Velarde, Hansville, Wash.
Eighth in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2103 Northwest Junior Regional Greco-Roman champion… Second in 2012 Northwest Junior Regionals in both styles… Sixth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman…2010 FILA Cadet National Greco-Roman champion… Third in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Four-time Washington state champion… State champion at 138 as a senior at North Kitsap High School… State champion at a junior at 138 pounds as a junior… State champion as a sophomore at 119 pounds with a 30-1 record… State champion as a freshman at 112 pounds with a 33-2 record… Son of Peter and Suzie Velarde… Coached by Jim Burchett and Chuck Bullard… Born December 6 1994… Age: 18

BLUE - Joseph McKenna, Towaco, N.J.
Second in 2012 Junior Nationals in freestyle… Third in 2013 FILA Junior Nationals… 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals champion… Eighth at 2012 FILA Cadet World Championships… 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and fifth in freestyle… 2010 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Third in 2010 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2011 Cadet National Duals All-Tournament Team in both styles…Prep Nationals champion at 132 pounds as a junior for Blair Academy with a 28-1 record… Prep National champion at 120 pounds as a sophomore with a 32-2 record… Prep National champion at 103 pounds as a freshman… Son of James and Natalie McKenna… Coached by Solomon Fleckman and Matt Ciampa…Born: August 3, 1995… Age: 17

145 lbs.

RED - Blayne Briceno, Simi Valley, Calif.
2013 West Junior Regionals champion in both styles… Third in 2012 West Junior Regionals in Greco-Roman and fifth in freestyle… 2011 West Junior Regionals champion in freestyle and third in Greco-Roman…Seventh in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2008 Schoolboy National champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman, and second in folkstyle… Sixth in California state championships as a senior for Crespi Carmelite High School at 152 with a 54-6 record… Eighth in California states as a junior at 132 with a 52-5 record… Competed at 119 pounds as a freshman with a 42-16 record… Son of Carlos and Melanie Briceno… Coached by Mike Odman and Leonard Simon… Born: August 16. 1994… Age: 18

BLUE - Matthew Moody, Lake Park, Ga.
Fourth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman…. 2013 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team in Greco-Roman… Third in 2012 Southeast Cadet Regionals in both styles… 2011 Southeast Cadet Regional champion in both styles… Fifth at USA Wrestling Cadet Folkstyle Nationals… Georgia state champion as a junior with a 45-0 record for Lowndes High School… Georgia state champion as a sophomore with a 40-0 record… Sixth in the Georgia states as a freshman with 56-6 record… Son of Sid and Susan Moody… Coached by Spencer Graysell and Jason Criner… Born: Feb. 21, 1996… Age: 17

152 lbs.

RED - Andrew Millsap, Junction City, Kan.
2013 Southern Plains Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… Fifth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Eighth in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in 20111 Southern Plains Cadet Regionals in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… Kansas state champion at 145 as a junior for Junction City High School with a 40-1 record… Kansas state champion at 138 as a sophomore with a 38-5 record… Sixth in Kansas states as a freshman at 125 with a 34-6 record… Son of Natalie Frakes… Coached by Mike Goodwin and Brett Dean… Born: March 1, 1996… Age: 17

BLUE - Jon Jay Chavez, Boise, Idaho
Third in 2013 FILA Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Two-time runner-up at California Junior Greco World Duals… Five-time California freestyle state champion… Six-time California Greco-Roman state champion… Kids freestyle national champion… Idaho State champion at 145 pounds as a junior for Centennial High School with a 47-2 record… Seventh in California state championships as a sophomore at 132 for De La Salle High School with a 41-5 record…. Competed at 119 pounds as a freshman in California with a 47-9 record… Son of Robert and Elisa Chavez… Coached by Robert Chavez and Ivan Ivanov… Born: February 9, 1996… Age: 17

160 lbs.

RED - Xavier Montalvo, Woodale, Ill.
Fifth in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Third in 2012 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and fourth in freestyle… Second in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Seventh in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Illinois state champion at 160 pounds as a sophomore competing for Montini Catholic High School with a 58-5 record… Competed at 145 as a freshman with a 40-12 record… Son of Omar and Rosa Montalvo… Coached by Israel Martinez… Born: March 2, 1996… Age: 17

BLUE - Davonte Mahomes, Oak Park, Ill.
2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals champion… Third in 2012 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Third in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Two-time Illinois Greco-Roman state champion, and one-time freestyle state champion… Third in Illinois state champion ships at 160 as a junior for Oak Park-River Forest High School with a 49-1 record… Third in Illinois states as a sophomore at 152 with a 37-2 record… Competed at 145 as a freshman with a 32-5 record… Son of Dashawn Harris…. Coached by Mike Powell and Brian Molini… Born: October 24, 1995… Age: 17

170 lbs.

RED - Chandler Rogers, Spokane, Wash.
Second in 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… 2012 Cadet National champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle…2012 FILA Cadet Greco-Roman champion and fourth in freestyle… 2012 and 2013 Northwest Cadet Regionals champion in both styles… 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and third in freestyle… 2010 Schoolboy National champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… Third in 2011 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2011 Northwest Cadet Regional champion in both styles… Washington state champion for Mead High School as a junior at 170 pounds with a 47-0 record…. State champion for Mead High School as a sophomore at 160 with a 47-0 record…. State champion as a freshman with a 41-6 record… Son of Bill and Heather Rogers… Coached by Phil McLean Born: May 20, 1996… Age: 17

BLUE - Jared Johnson, Easton, Kan.
2013 Southern Plains Junior champion in both styles… 2012 Southern Plains Junior Greco-Roman champion… Fifth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman…Sixth in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Second in Kansas state championships at 170 as a senior for Pleasant Ridge High School with a 40-1 record… Second in Kansas states at 152 as a junior with a 39-3 record… Fifth in Kansas states as a sophomore with a 38-3 record at 140… Competed at 125 pounds as a freshman with a 35-5 record… Son of John and Paula Johnson… Coached by Darvin Weber and Jacob Beck… Born April 29, 1995… Age: 18

182 lbs.

RED - Dan Hawkins, Annapolis, Md.
Fifth in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Third in Prep Nationals for Mount St. Joseph High School at 195 as a junior with a 46-8 record… Fifth in Prep Nationals as a sophomore at 182 with a 36-12 record… Competed at 171 as a freshman with a 24-4 record… Son of Jim and Tara Hawkins… Coached by Harry Baranabe and Jay LaValley… Born: September 29, 1995… Age: 17

BLUE - Preston Lehmann, Fargo, N.D.
2013 Junior National Duals All-Tournament Team… Fourth in 2010 Cadet Nationals in freestyle… Third in 2012 Southern Plains Cadet Regionals in freestyle… Three-time North Dakota state champion… State champion as a senior at 182 pounds for West Fargo High School with a 50-0 record… State champion as a junior at 182 with a 48-1 record… State champion as a sophomore at 171… Second in North Dakota states as a freshman at 160 pounds… Son of Scott and Ellen Lehmann… Coached by Tyler Lehmann… Born: August 13, 1994… Age: 18


195 lbs.

RED - Jeremy Sweany, Vacaville, Calif.
Third in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… Eighth in 2011 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2011 West Cadet Regionals champion in Greco-Roman and third in freestyle… California state champion as a junior at 195 pounds for Vacaville High School with a 51-1 record… Eighth in California states as a sophomore at 195 with a 42-8 record… Competed at 195 as a freshman with a 34-12 record… Son of Jerry and Melinda Sweany… Coached by Clint Birch and Adam Wight… Born: August 17, 1995… Age: 17

BLUE - Joseph McClure, Commerce, Ga.
2012 Southeast Junior Regionals champion in Greco-Roman… 2009 Southeast Schoolboy Regional champion in Greco-Roman and second in freestyle… Three-time Georgia state champion… State champion as junior at 220 pounds for Commerce High School with a 47-0 record… State champion as a sophomore at 220 with a 47-0 record… state champion as a freshman at 189 with a 58-2 record… Son of Tracy Morris and the late Chip McClure… Coached by Kendall Love, Dustin Kawa and Terry Allison… Born: April 30, 1995… Age: 18

220 lbs.

RED - Roy Nash , West Valley City, Utah
2012 Cadet National champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… 2013 Western Regional Junior champion in both styles… 2013 FILA Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman champion and second in freestyle…2012 Western Regional Cadet champion in both styles… Fourth in 2011 FILA Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2010 Schoolboy National champion in both freestyle and Greco-Roman… 2010 Western Regional Triple Crown winner, taking gold in all three styles… State champion as a junior at Taylorsville High School at 220 with a 46-0 record… Son of Bob and Teriann Nash… Coached by Wayne Watts and Brandon Ruiz… Born January 11, 1996… Age: 17

BLUE - Tyler Schmidt, Merrill, Wis.
Second in 2013 Central Regionals in Greco-Roman… 2013 Northern Plains Junior Regional Greco-Roman champion… 2012 USA Wrestling Schoolboy Folkstyle National champion… Wisconsin state champion at 220 pounds as a junior for Merrill High School with a 45-0 record… Competed at 220 as a sophomore with a 35-6 record… Competed at 189 as a freshman with a 31-10 record… Son of Keith Liebeck and Karla Schmidt… Coached by Scott Arneson… Born: January 27, 1996… Age: 17…

285 lbs.

RED - Sam Stoll, Kasson, Minn
2013 FILA Junior World Team Trials champion in Greco-Roman… Third in 2012 Junior Nationals in Greco-Roman… 2011 Cadet Nationals Greco-Roman and freestyle champion… Fifth in 2010 Cadet Nationals in Greco-Roman… Minnesota state champion as a junior at 285 at Casson-Mantorville High School with a 49-0 record… Third in Minnesota states as a sophomore at 285 with a 45-4 record… Second in Minnesota states at 285 as a freshman with a 40-7 record … Son of Paul and Terre Stoll… Coached by Jim Richardson… Born: November 16, 1995… Age 17...

BLUE - Adam Coon, Fowlerville, Mich.
2012 Junior Triple Crown winner, with national titles in folkstyle, freestyle and Greco-Roman… 2013 USA Wrestling Folkstyle Junior Nationals champion… Second in 2013 FILA Junior World Team Trials in both styles… 2013 FILA Junior Nationals champion in both styles… 2011 FILA Cadet World champion in freestyle… 2011 Junior Nationals Greco-Roman champion… Undefeated at 2012 Junior National Duals… 2011 FILA Cadet Nationals champion… 2010 Cadet Nationals champion in Greco-Roman, and second in freestyle… Second in 2010 Cadet Folkstyle Nationals… Four-time Michigan state champion… State champion as a senior at 285 for Fowlerville High School with a 55-0 record… State champion as a junior at 285 pounds with a 50-0 record… state champion as a sophomore at 215 pounds… State champion as a freshman at 215 pounds… Son of Dan and Dana Coon.., Coached by Dan Coon… Will attend the Univ. of Michigan… Born November 14, 1994… Age: 17
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