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Youth Mat Club

Youth Fall Practice

Youth fall practices will be held Sunday evenings from 6:30-7:45pm at the high school wrestling room.  Coach Pond and Coach Maolu will be running practices.

Practice begins 9/9 and runs through 11/4.  No practice over MEA weekend.

Practices are free to all Shakopee youth wrestlers.

2018-2019 Youth Wrestling Season

The 2018-2019 season is just around the corner.  Below are some key dates and times for the upcoming season.

Give wrestling a try night!

On November 5th, 2018 at 6:30 pm @ the West Junior High wrestling room, the club is hosting a free night of practice for anyone that wants to try out wrestling. This practice is for kids that have never wrestled before, any age. We will also host a Q & A for parents new to the sport of wrestling.

Parent meeting:

Will be held at the new Ice Arena Meeting Room on November 8th at 6:30 pm. This meeting will provide details on the upcoming season, practice information, introduce the coaching staff, & provide an opportunity to ask questions.

Registration will open in mid October on our website.

Practice Dates & Times: 

PreK - K

Mondays & Thursdays, starting November 12 - March

 6:15-7:00 pm

1st - 2nd grade

Mondays & Thursdays, November 12 - March

7:00-8:00 pm (Mondays) & 6:15-7:00 pm (Thursdays)

3rd - 5th grade

Tuesdays & Thursdays, November 14 - March

6:30-8:00 pm (Tuesdays) & 7:00-8:15 pm (Thursdays)

Where: Shakopee West Jr. High wrestling room

Fees: $150 registration fee – due when registering online

$50 refundable uniform deposit due at first practice (loaned singlet & headgear)

$100 refundable volunteer deposit due at first practice

2018 MN/USA Kids State Freestyle/Greco Tournament

Congratulations to all of our wrestlers who competed at the MN/USA Freestyle/Greco State Wrestling Tournament in Rochester. 

Greco Results-
Isaiah Eide placed 1st
Carson Triplett placed 1st 
DJ Smith placed 1st
Cassandra Gonzales placed 1st
Bella Heaney placed 1st 
Calvin Miller placed 2nd 
Bianca Eide placed 1st & 6th
Levi Mechtel placed 3rd
Terae Dunn placed 3rd
Asher Miller placed 4th
Dominic Jordan placed 4th
Cody Zitzmann placed 4th
Ben Reiland placed 4th
Riley Quern placed 5th 
Carson Hartmann placed 6th

Freestyle Results-
Carson Triplett placed 1st
Isaiah Eide placed 1st
Bianca Eide placed 1st
Cassandra Gonzales placed 1st
Bella Heaney placed 1st
Calvin Miller placed 2nd
Terae Dunn placed 3rd
Ben Reiland placed 3rd
Dominic Jordan placed 4th
Carson Hartmann placed 4th
Levi Mechtel placed 4th
DJ Smith placed 4th
Asher Miller placed 5th
Cody Zitzmann placed 5th

2018 MN/USA Kids State Folkstyle Tournament

Congratulations to our youth who wrestled in Rochester at the 2018 MN/USA Kids State Folkstyle Tournament. 

Bianca Eide 1st place
Isaiah Eide 1st place
Cassandra Gonzales 3rd place 
Levi Mechtel 3rd place
Carson Triplett 4th place
Asher Theis 4th place
Owen Kaufhold 4th place
Caleb Hoen 4th place
Jovie Walters 4th place
Kyler Walters 5th place 
Calvin Miller 6th place
Jacob Lehman 6th place

2018 USAW Folkstyle Nationals

Congratulations to Shakopee wrestlers that participated in the 2018 USAW Folkstyle Nationals held in Cedar Rapids, IA

Eide, Isaiah Bantam 56 1st
Lehman, Jacob Bantam 49 4th
Mechtel, Levi Intermediate 4th
Tukhlynovych, Leo SchoolBoy 7th
Lunn, Ben Cadet 120 8th

Cassandra Gonzales placing 8th Novice 70 @ USAW Girls Folkstyle Nationals in Oklahoma

Congrats to our team wrestlers for placing 2nd out of 16 team at the Waseca Jr. Clash

The Brawl

Congratulations to our Shakopee Youth Team.  They participated in the Brawl at STMA High School in St. Michael MN.  This event was confirmed to be the the largest K-6th grade team wrestling event.  Our team did very well and wrestled really hard. 

Great job Shakopee!

Donations and Sponsorships

Interested in being a sponsor or donor to the Shakopee Mat Club?  Please fill out the below document and return to a Mat Club Board member or contact Brad Stuwe.  Your support of youth wrestling in Shakopee is greatly appreciated.

We Need You!

The Shakopee Mat Club is a great organization because of its volunteers. Please contact one of the board members at this link if you have some time to make a difference in the lives of our kids:

Ride Share Program

Need a ride to practice or to a tournament?  Please see Jason Zitzmann or Lee Triplett for details.  Background checks are completed on all coaches.


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