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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Coach Chad Welch

Career Highlights:

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
Overall High School Record: 178-14
2011 IHSAA State Champ (160 lbs, 51-0)
Castle High School record holder for wins in a season (51)
2010 IHSAA State Championships, 3rd place, 152lbs, 48-1
4x Indiana High School State Championship qualifier
2011 NHSCA Senior National Champion (152 lbs, 5-0)

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Coach Doug Welch

Career Highlights:

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
Overall High School Record: 185-11
2011 IHSAA State Champ (152 lbs, 51-0)
2010 IHSAA State Runner Up (145lbs)
2009 IHSAA State Championships, 5th place
Castle High School record holder for consecutive wins (54) and career wins (185)
2011 NHSCA Senior Championships, 8th place, 145 lbs