Ed Pendoski and Wade McClurg

Coach Pendoski

ependosk@ccs.k12.in.us
317.701.1512

Career Highlights:

  • IHSWCA HALL OF FAME Coach
  • Carmel High School Head Wrestling Coach 2012-Present
    • 2x Hamilton County Champions, 2x Sectional Champions, 2x Regional Champions, coached 7 IHSAA State Qualifiers, coached 3 IHSAA State Medalists, coached numerous athletes that have gone on to compete at the collegiate level.
  • Carmel USA Wrestling Club President and Head Coach since 2012
    • Supplemented the training of numerous youth and middle school and high school aged state/national champions and placewinners, 11 High School State Medalists, 16 High School State Qualifiers, coached numerous athletes that have gone on to compete at the collegiate level.
  • Owner and Head Coach of Central Indiana Academy of Wrestling also known as CIA 2005-2012 (Trained and produced numerous youth and middle school and high school aged state/national champions and placewinners)
  • Portage Coach 1994-2005 compiled a record of 327-27 winning 11 Sectional titles; 10 Regional titles; nine Semi-State titles; Seven Team State Final Four appearances; Two Team State Runner-ups; 55 IHSAA State qualifiers; 42 State placers; Eight Individual State Champions; 14 Matches "Under the Lights!" and was a coach of Eight Division I wrestlers.
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Coach C. Welch

Collegiate Career:

  • Two-time NCAA Championships qualifier - Purdue University
  • B1G Championships placewinner - Purdue University
  • Overall Collegiate Record: 51-46
  • Collegiate Dual Record: 24-23
  • B1G Conference Dual Record: 6-16
  • Collegiate Tournament Record: 27-23

High School Career:

  • Finished 178-14 at Castle High School, including a perfect 51-0 mark as a senior
  • 2011 IHSAA State Champ at 160 pounds, setting the Castle record for wins in a season (51)
  • Finished third at the state championship at 152 pounds in his junior season, going 48-1 and suffering his only loss in the state semifinals
  • Was a four-time Indiana High School State Championship qualifier
  • Won the 2011 NHSCA Senior National Championships at 152 pounds with a record of 5-0
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Coach D. Welch

Collegiate Career:

  • NCAA Championships qualifier - Purdue University
  • B1G Championships placewinner - Purdue University
  • Overall Collegiate Record: 45-29
  • Collegiate Dual Record: 18-9
  • B1G Conference Dual Record: 7-5
  • Collegiate Tournament Record: 27-20

High School Career:

  • Posted an 185-11 high school record at Castle High School
  • Captured the 2011 Indiana High School State Championship at 152 pounds, after finishing as the state runner-up at 145 pounds in 2010
  • Also placed fifth at the state tournament as a sophomore
  • Owns Castle High School record for consecutive wins (54) and career wins (185)
  • Took eighth at the 2011 NHSCA Senior Championships at 145 pounds, advancing to the consolation quarterfinals before defaulting to All-America honors
Thurman

Coach Thurman

  • CUSAWC, Greyhound Elite coach, 2015-Present
  • Creekside MS head coach, 2015-Present
  • Assistant Coach, US Army Europe Garrison 2012-2014
  • Head Coach, DoDEA, Vilseck High School, 2012-2014
  • Assistant Coach, Service High School, 2007-2009

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Coach Souder

  • National Strength and Conditioning Association - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • National Academy of Sport Medicine - Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Clay Middle School Assistant Wrestling Coach 2015-Present
  • Carmel USA Wrestling Club Assistant Coach 2015-Present
  • Clay Middle School Faculty Member Special Education Department

Jesse Hollander

Coach Hollander

  • Carmel HS Wrestling assistant coach 2015- Present
  • Carmel USA Wrestling club assistant coach 2015- Present
  • Carmel HS Football Freshman team assistant coach
  • Creekside Middle School coach Football and Wrestling 2012-2015
  • CHS faculty member Special Education Department
  • Carmel High School alumni Class of 2011

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Coach Odom

  • Carmel High School Assistant Coach 2015- Present
  • Carmel USA Wrestling Club Assistant Coach 2015- Present
  • Trine Univeristy Wrestler 2009-2012
  • IHSAA State Place Winner