2019 Tyrant Duals
Back to work after a long, but successful, weekend of competition at the Tyrant Wrestling Duals!
Awesome job to both our elementary and middle school teams for great performances!
2018 Columbus Day Duals
Another weekend of wrestling in the books with 3 teams — elementary, middle, and high school — at Tyrant Wrestling’s Columbus Day Duals! Back to the drawing board this week! Always work to be done...
2018 Fargo Cadet Results
And that's a wrap for Cadet Freestyle in Fargo!
#TeamNJ put three in the finals and nine on the podium at arguably the TOUGHEST tournament in the country, and we couldn't be more proud of Edge Wrestling's own Alex Almeyda (100 lbs.) and Alex Strashinsky (138 lbs.) for being a part of this talented group!
Alex Almeyda reached the national finals in dominant fashion, coming up just two points short of a #StopSign. As an incoming freshman, this certainly won't be his last trek out to North Dakota! Congratulations, Alex - you've got a lot to be proud of!
Alex Strashinsky finished 7th at 138 lbs., cruising to a 10-0 technical fall in the medal match! He'll be looking to build on this finish next year - awesome job, Alex!
2018 Freestyle & Greco Roman Nationals Results
Our boys put on an incredible performance at the 2018 USA Wrestling Kids Freestyle & Greco-Roman National Championships! In a weekend that saw us crown 3 National Champions and 9 All-Americans across both styles, we really finished our freestyle season in style!
Carson Walsh - National Champ
Vincenzo LaValle - National Champ
Cameron Sontz - 3rd place
Joey Canova - 3rd place
Donny Almeyda - 4th place
Danny Berardi - 5th place
Joe Fongaro - 6th place
Joey Canova - National Champ
Donny Almeyda - 3rd place
Special congratulations to Donny Almeyda on becoming a triple All-American, placing in Folkstyle, Freestyle, and Greco-Roman!
Edge Family Gathering
Once Edge family always Edge family - 35 years later. The Monaco and Nardone families get together.
Front row (Left to right): Emilio Jr. Nardone, Ernie Monaco Sr., Emilio “Moe” Nardone Sr
Back row (Left to right): Jen Juliano Nardone, Ernie Monaco, Joan Monaco Sr., Ernie Monaco Jr., Mia Nardone Grande, Louie Nardone
2018 Northeast Regionals Results
We wrapped up the freestyle sessions at the Northeast Regional Championships for our Kids, Cadets, and Juniors, and Edge Alumni.
Congratulations to all the Edge wrestlers that made the trip to East Stroudsburg University and a special shoutout to those who took home some hardware!
Dan Fongaro, Junior 138 - 1st
Carson Walsh, Novice 67 - 1st
Cameron Sontz, Intermediate 59 - 1st
Joey Olivieri, Cadet 126 - 2nd
Luke Stanich, Schoolboy 77 - 3rd
Joe Fongaro, Schoolboy 110 - 3rd
Louie Cerchio, Schoolboy 106 - 4th
Anthony Pellegrino, Novice 63 - 4th
Michael Simonetti (Franklin & Marshall Wrestling), U23 57 KG - 1st
Ryan Pomrinca (Lehigh Wrestling), U23 65 KG - 1st
Brandon Paetzell (Lehigh Wrestling), U23 61 KG - 2nd
Troy Stanich (Stevens Wrestling), U23 70 KG - 4th
USAW-NJ Freestyle State Results
Awesome day at the USAW-NJ Freestyle State Championships! Lots of fun and lots of lessons learned - back to drawing board! #freestylestates #usawnj
A special congratulations to everyone who took home some hardware - 5 state champions and 13 state finalists! #edgetrained #njwrestling #freestyle
Carson Walsh - 1st
Louie Cerchio - 1st
Vincenzo LaValle - 1st
Joe Fongaro - 1st
Nick Olivieri - 1st
Nick DiFrancescantonio - 2nd
Danny Berardi - 2nd
Najati Salim - 2nd
Nick Orejola - 2nd
Justin Ciliotta - 2nd
Kelly Dunnigan - 2nd
Jason Smith - 2nd
Dom DiGena - 2nd
Luke Stanich - 3rd
Aiden Yarussi - 3rd
Chris Dalmau - 3rd
Dom DiFrancescantonio - 3rd (True Second)
Ethan Smith - 4th
2018 Youth State Results
Ryan Ford, Junior 80 - State Champ
Louie Cerchio, Junior 105 - State Champ
Pete Delaportas, Intermediate 175 - State Champ
For our full list of placewinners, visit our social media pages!
NJSIAA State Championship Results
An awesome weekend of wrestling for the 25 athletes who carried the Edge flag in AC, 12 of whom battled their way onto the podium. A special shoutout to Joey Olivieri, Anthony Clark, and Shane Griffith for becoming the 102nd, 103rd, and 104th state champions in Edge program history! Congratulations to Shane Griffith on also becoming a 3x state champion and a 4x state finalist! To see a full list of our state placewinners this year, visit our social media pages and see our Honors Page for more details on the accomplishments of our program.
Season Schedule Change
Spring is in the air and that means that our schedule is changing!
Starting on Monday, March 5th, 2018, in Whippany our new spring schedule will run as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 5:30 pm
High School Classes
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 pm
USA Wrestling Card Reminder
All USA Wrestling Cards expired as of August 31, 2017. We would like to remind all Edge members to have a valid USA Wrestling Membership Card before practicing at our facilities. Current USAW cards are mandatory. Please make sure that if you have not already renewed your USAW membership for the 2017-18 year that you do so before attending The Edge. To see how you can renew your USAW Membership or obtain a USA Wrestling card, visit our become a member page for details!
Thank you and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us!
Fall Division 1 Signings
Congratulations to Edge Great Shane Griffith on his recent official acceptance to the prestigious Stanford University. We would also like to congratulate five other #edgekids on locking up their commitments to continue their academic and wrestling careers at the next level.
Additional congratulations to Andrew Gapas (Clarion), Danny Fongaro (Columbia), Gerard Angelo (Cornell), Matt Liberato (West Virginia), and Sam Wustefeld (Columbia)! 💪🎉
*Matt Liberato not pictured. Gerard Angelo picture provided by NJ.com.
Coach Monaco Delivers Keynote Address
Ernie Monaco, Owner and Founder of Edge Wrestling, proudly delivers the Keynote Address at the First Annual "Beat the Streets" Coaching Seminar in NYC. Coach Monaco was also the featured clinician following the keynote address providing coaches and athletes with information and examples of coaching practices and techniques.
Also, special thanks to Brendan Buckley for putting on a great event. Special shoutout to the Zannetti Brothers at Wrestling Mindset for their contributions at the clinic. #coaching #teaching #WrestlingCulture #WrestlingFamily #GrowWrestling
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Edge Alumni Named Columbia Head Coach
Zach Tanelli was recently named Head Wrestling Coach at Columbia University and becomes the the first Edge Alumni to Head a Division 1 wrestling program. Tanelli is one of nineteen former Edge wrestlers who have or are currently coaching at the collegiate level and is a member of the prestegious Edge wall of fame. The Edge Wrestling family is very proud of Zach and would like to congratulate him on this honor and wish him the best of luck going forward. #ivyleague #edgealumni