About Warhawk Wrestling Camps
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.
July 6 - 8, 2015 • Grades 7-12
Resident: $200 Commuter: $150
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
Junior Commuter Camp
July 6 - 8, 2016 • 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.
June 19-22, 2016 • Grades 7-12
Resident: $315 Commuter: $225
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
Ned Shuck led the Warhawks to Conference, Regional, and NCAA Championships in 2015. There were 5 All-Americans and 6 Academic All- Americans on the team. Ned Shuck wrestled for the University of Iowa from 2000–2005. He spent four years as a high school head coach, two years as an assistant coach at Augsburg College where they won a National Championship in 2010. Prior to becoming a Warhawk, he was the head coach at Heidelberg University for three years. He has lead the MN Storm Cadet Nationals Freestyle camp, assisted the OH USA Cadet/Junior Nationals camps, and many others.
Head Assistant Coach
Justin Wharton, a former assistant coach and student-athlete at Heidelberg (Ohio) University, was named Assistant Head Wrestling Coach at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in August 2015. Wharton helped coach six regional placers and an All-American for the Student Princes. A three-year letter winner as a wrestler at Heidelberg from 2009-13, he served as a volunteer with the Lake Erie Freestyle and Greco Roman Wrestling Club, the Heidelberg Youth and High School Club and the Clay High School Wrestling Camp. A native of Oregon, Ohio, Wharton graduated from Heidelberg with a bachelor's in health and physical education in 2013. He earned his master's in education from Heidelberg in 2015.
Jason Russell is heading into his 1st season as an assistant coach of the Warhawk wrestling program. Prior to joining Coach Shuck at Whitewater, Jason served as a volunteer assistant coach Heidelberg University in Ohio during the 14-15 season. As an athlete, Coach Russell was an NCAA Qualifier in 2014 at 197 lbs and a 2nd team AII-OAC selection. He ended his career with 73 wins, including 30 win season his senior year. Coach Russell helped lead Heidelberg University to an Ohio Athletic Conference Championship in both 2013 and 2014.
Del Schneider is now in his second season with the Warhawks. Coach Del helped the Warhawks win a WIAC Conference title (2014), a Mideast Regional title (2014), and a NCAA 4th place finish (2014). Prior to becoming a Warhawk, he coached the USA-OH Cadet Freestyle team. As an athlete, Coach Schneider was a NCAA Qualifier at 125 lbs. Del Also claimed 3 runner-up finishes in the O.A.C. and helped lead Heidelberg University to 3 Ohio Athletic Conference Championships. Amongst coaching, Del has acquired the Director of Warhawk Wrestling Camps position.
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.
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 residential camps will be entitled to lunch and dinner. These meals are included in the camp fee.
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 Ned Shuck at at 262-472-1867 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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.
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