Ed Pendoski
Head Coach and President

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 2012-Present

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 (CIA) 2005-2012

Trained and produced numerous youth and middle school and high school aged state/national champions and placewinners

Portage High School Coach 1994-2005

Overall record of 327-27, 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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Cody LeCount
Head Assistant Coach


Carmel USA Wrestling Club is very excited about welcoming the newest member of our coaching staff: Coach Cody LeCount.  We are thrilled to add one of the best high school wresters ever in the state of Indiana to coach on our staff!  Coach LeCount’s record as a wrestler is well documented.  

IHSAA State Runner up 2012
IHSAA State Champion 2013
IHSAA State Champion 2014
High Schol Career Recond: 183-2
USA Cadet Freestyle National Runner Up 2013

The talent Coach LeCount demonstrated so frequently on the mat as a competitor has translated well to the room as a coach.  In just a few sessions in our club practices, it is evident he has a gift for teaching the sport he mastered as a competitor.