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Warhawk Wrestling Camps

Jim Gruenwald

Jim Gruenwald Photo
Warhawk camps welcome back 2X Olympian Jim Gruenwald
for one of the days of the camp season as well as some
additional outstanding guest clinicians that will
be announced prior to the camp.
Campers will receive world class instruction at this summer camp.

Dates and Fees

Rookie Camp

July 7 - 9, 2014 • Recommended for Grades 7-12

Rookie Wrestling Camp is intended for those that are new to the sport of wrestling or are attending a wrestling camp for the first time. This overnight camp assures that campers will not get lost in the numbers and will get individual attention throughout each session the entire camp. The unique part of the UW-Whitewater Rookie Camp is the 4:1 camper-counselor ratio. Campers will be put in groups of four upon arrival and that group will have a counselor with them at all times and at all practice sessions. Limited to 44 Campers

Resident Cost:

$220

Premier Camp

July 9 - 12, 2014 • Recommended for Grades 7-12

Premier Wrestling is going on its 14th year of helping to bring wrestlers to the “next level!” This overnight camp is intended to help experienced wrestlers advance their skills. The camp will cover multiple areas that are essential to becoming a champion wrestler. The unique part of the UW-Whitewater Premier Camps is the 4:1 camper-counselor ratio. Campers will be put in groups of four upon arrival and that group will have a counselor with them at all times and at all practice sessions. Limited to 88 Campers.

Resident Cost:

$290

Junior Commuter Camp

July 7 - 9, 2014 • Recommended for Grades K-6

Junior Commuter Camp is a great experience for wrestlers of all levels. This camp is especially great for those who want to learn and refine the fundamental skills and techniques of wrestling and wrestling competition. The camp will focus on developing fundamentally-sound skills. Wrestlers will learn to develop good wrestling habits and develop an interest for the sport of wrestling. This is a commuter camp and parents are welcome to observe or can drop the kids off for the day and pick them up in the afternoon. This is a commuter camp and parents are welcome to observe or can drop the kids off for the day and pick them up in the afternoon.

Commuter Cost:

$100

Areas covered in our camps include: mental preparation, strength and power-development, implementing new techniques, drilling techniques, situational wrestling, and hard wrestling. The camp is designed so athletes will get plenty of one-on-one instruction. About 2–3 weeks prior to the start of each camp, specific instructions for reporting to camp and what to bring will be sent to participants. The Rookie and Premier Camps fill quickly so be sure to RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY.

Camp Staff

Tim Fader, Head Coach Camp Director

Tim Fader has been with the Warhawk Wrestling team since 2004 and has been directing the youth wrestling camps since 1998. Since Fader has been with the camps, they have grown in numbers and success each year. Fader lead the Warhawks to the WIAC Championship in 2012 and is a 2X National Division III Coach of the Year.

Chris Heilman, Head Assistant

Chris Heilman was a four-year letter winner at Cornell and earned All-America honors three times. Heilman spent two years as a high school-level wrestling coach and has been working with Warhawk Wrestling Camps since 2012.

Camps Facilities

The camps will be held in the Williams Center facilities of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater which contains a state-of-the-art training room, weight room, and several thousand square feet of gym space.

Housing & Food

The residence halls are within walking distance of the Williams Center complex and instruction facilities. Campers will be housed two to a room. The dining halls are located in close proximity to the residence halls and serve three well-balanced meals daily to resident campers. Commuters for the Premier Camps will be entitled to lunch and dinner. These meals are included in the camp fee.

What to Bring

About 2–3 weeks prior to the start of each camp, specific instructions for reporting to camp and what to bring will be sent to participants.

Host Your Own Camp

Wisconsin coaches can also run commuter camps and pre-season clinics through UW-W. These camps and clinics are held at a host high school and vary in price and length.

“UW-W Commuter Camps make it easy to get your entire team more mat time and instruction. The UW-W coaching staff as well as their wrestlers come to you and teach in the familiarity of your own wrestling room. They set the tone with intense workouts and connect well with all of the kids. Wrestlers, parents, and coaches alike appreciate that!”

-Frank Cuda, Head Coach of Kettle Moraine High School

If you are interested in hosting a commuter camp, contact Head Coach Tim Fader at 262-472-1867 or fadert@uww.edu or Assistant Coach Brandon Bradley at 262-472-1682 or bradleybm05@uww.edu.

Insurance

Each camper will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $7,500 and $300 maximum dental insurance. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

I understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. I agree that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events. I relinquish all rights that I may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.

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