Ed Pendoski
Head Coach and President

Career Highlights:


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.


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 wrestlers 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.


Nathan Warman

Assistant Coach

Perry Meridian High School Grad 2014:

  •  142-22 Career Record
  • 3x Letter Winner
  • 2x Marion County Champ 2013 & 2014
  • Conference of Indiana Champ 2014
  • 2x Sectional Champ 2013 & 2014
  • Regional Champ 2014
  • 2x Semi-State Qualifier 2013 & 2014
  • IHSAA State Qualifier 2014

Franklin College Graduate with a degree in Exercise Science 2018:

  • 4x Letter Winner Franklin College Football
  • 2017 Team Captain
  • 2017 Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2017 HCAC All-Conference

Cornelious Elliott

Assistant Coach

Cornelious first stepped onto the mat as a 7th grader and instantly fell in love with the sport! With his love for the sport and coaching it brings a lot of high energy and juice to the staff and we are very happy to have Coach Corny on board.

Perry Meridian High School Grad 2015

  • IHSAA 3rd Place 2014
  • IHSAA 6th Place 2015
  • NHSCA High School All-American
  • Flo Nationals 8th place 2014
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Jim Selvio

Assistant Coach

High School:

  • Logansport High School Grad 1985
  • 4x Letter Winner
  • State Semi-finalist 1984


  • Wabash College Grad 1989
  • 4x Letter Winner Wabash Wrestling
  • Career Record: 76-23-2
  • Team Captain 1988-1989


  • Mount Vernon Middle School Coach, 2001-2002
  • Exit 5 Wrestling Club, 2002
  • North Central High School and Panther Wrestling Club Coach, 2002-2006
  • Greyhound Wrestling Club, 2006-2011
  • Founder, Carmel USA Wrestling Club, 2011
  • Carmel USA Wrestling Club, 2011-Present