Past TofC Wrestlers

This is a list of some of our past Tournament of Champions Winners and Place Finishers. The Number in (  ) is how many times the individual won a TofC title.

Note: In 2021, 8 of the 10 NCAA Division I NCAA Champions were former Ohio TofC participants, as were 4 of the 5 2021 US Olympic Freestyle Team, as well as 1 of the Female Olympic Team Members. 

  • Myles Amine (MI) - 5X NCAA All American
  • Braxton Amos (4X) (WV) - 5X Fargo Champion; 2021 Jr. World Champ
  • Bryce Andonian (1X) (OH) - 2022 3rd at NCAA
  • Anthony Ashnault (2X) (NJ) - 2019 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA AA
  • Nino Bonnaccorsi (4X) (PA) - 2021 NCAA Runner Up
  • Cody Brewer (MO) - 2015 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Aaron Brooks (2X) (MD) - 2X NCAA Champion
  • Darrion Caldwell (2X) (NJ) - 2009 NCAA Wrestling Champion
  • David Carr (1X) (OH) - 2021 NCAA Champion
  • Anthony Collica (3X) (OH) - 2016 NCAA All American & 4X Big 12 Champ
  • Kenny Courts (5X) (PA) - NCAA All American
  • Darian Cruz (2X) (PA) - 2017 NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA All American
  • Kyle Dake (1X) (NY) - 4X NCAA Champion; 4X World Champion
  • Gabe Dean (1X) (MI) - 2X NCAA Champion
  • Dom Demas (1X) (OH) - NCAA All American; 2X State Champion
  • Yanni Diakomahalis (4X) (NY) - 3X NCAA Champion; World Silver
  • Angel Escobedo (1X) (IN) - 2008 NCAA Champion
  • Cooper Flynn (1X) (TN/MD) - 2020 Super 32 Champion
  • Marcus Gordon (OH) - Head Coach at Bloomsburg University
  • Mark Grey (6X) (NJ) - 3X NCAA Qualifier; 4X Beast of East Champ
  • Shane Griffith (3X) (NJ) - 2021 NCAA Champion; 2022 NCAA Runner Up
  • Mark Hall II (6X) (MI/MN) - 2017 NCAA Champion; 6X HS State Champ
  • Louie Hayes (3X) (IL) - 2021 NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • A.C. Headlee (3X) (PA) - 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Dean Heil (4X) (OH) - 2X NCAA Champion
  • Hayden Hidlay (PA) - 2022 NCAA 3rd Place; 5X NCAA All American
  • Trent Hidlay  (1X) (PA) - 2021 NCAA Runner Up; 3X All American
  • Andrew Howe (1X) (IN) - 2010 NCAA Champion
  • Kevin Jack (NC) - 2X NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • J Jaggers (3X) (OH) - 2X NCAA Champion
  • Isaac Jordan (1X) (OH) - 4X NCAA All American; 2X Big Ten Champion
  • Vincenzo Joseph (PA) - 2X NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA Finalist
  • Josh Kindig (2X) (PA) - 2014 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Roger Kish (2X) (MI) - 2X NCAA Runner Up; 4X Michigan State Champ
  • Matt Kolodzik (3X) (OH) - 4X NCAA All American
  • Nick Lee (1X) (IN) - 2021 NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA All American
  • Spencer Lee  (PA) - 3X NCAA Champion
  • Alex Marinelli (2X) (OH)- 4X All American; 4X Big Ten Champion
  • Chance Marsteller (1X) (PA) - 2018 NCAA All American; 4X State Champ
  • Myles Martin (NJ) - 2016 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Joey McKenna (NJ) - 2019 NCAA Runner Up; 3X NCAA All American
  • Lachlan McNeil (2X) (CAN/PA) - 2nd at 2022 Commonwealth Games
  • Nico Megaludis (PA) - 2016 NCAA Champion; 2X NCAA Runner Up
  • Zeke Moisey (3X) (WV) - 2015 NCAA Runner Up
  • Frank Molinaro (NJ) - 2012 NCAA Champion; 2016 US Olympian
  • Kennedy Monday (1X) (TX) - 2018 NCAA Qualifier
  • Jack Mueller (TX) - 2019 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Chip Ness (GA) - 2018 NCAA All American; 2X NCAA Qualifier
  • Troy Nickerson (2X) (NY) - 2009 NCAA Champ; 4X NCAA All American
  • Jason Nolf (1X) (PA) - 3X NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA Finalist
  • Austin O’Connor (2X) (IL) - 2021 NCAA Champion; 2X NCAA All American
  • Cade Olivas (7X) (CA) - 2015 Junior Pan Am Champion
  • Jordan Oliver (PA) - 2X NCAA Champion; 4X State Champion
  • Collin Palmer (8X) (OH) - 4X State High School Champion
  • Lance Palmer (3X) (OH) - 2010 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA All American
  • Alec Pantaleo (MI) - 3X NCAA All American; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Luke Pletcher (9X) (PA) - 2X NCAA All American; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Michael Poeta (3X) (IL) - 2X NCAA Finalist; Head Coach at Univ. of Illinois
  • Stevo Poulin (3X) (NY) - Cadet Freestyle World Team; 3X State Champion
  • Jon Reader (10X) (MI) - 2011 NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA All American
  • Zach Rey (2X) (NJ) - 2011 NCAA Champion; 2015 Pan Am Games Gold
  • Kaleb Romero (5X) (OH) - 2022 NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Kellen Russell (MI) - 2X NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Ed Ruth (PA) - 3X NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Sammy Sasso (1X) (PA) - 2021 NCAA Runner Up; 2X NCAA All American
  • AJ Schopp (1X) (PA) - 2X NCAA All American
  • CP Schlatter (2X) (OH) - 2007 NCAA All American; 4X State Champion
  • Dustin Schlatter (4X) (OH) - 2006 NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA All American
  • Coleman Scott (2X) (PA) - 2008 NCAA Champion; 2012 Olympic Bronze
  • Cam Simaz (MI) - 2012 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Kyle Snyder (MD)-3X NCAA Champ; 1X Olympic Gold; 5X World Champ
  • Colt Sponseller (OH) - 2011 NCAA All American; Head Coach at Ashland
  • Carter Starocci (5X)  (PA) - 2021 & 2022 NCAA Champion
  • Gable Steveson (1X) (MN) - 2X NCAA Champion; 2020 Olympic Gold
  • Hunter Stieber (5X) (OH) - 2X NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Logan Stieber (6X) (OH) - 4X NCAA Champion; 2016 World Champion
  • Kanen Storr (2X) (MI) - 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Eric Tannenbaum (5X) - 2008 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA All American
  • David Taylor (2X) (OH) - 2X NCAA Champion; 2020 Olympic Gold
  • Hudson Taylor (1X) (NJ) - 3X NCAA All American
  • Nathan Tomasello (1X)  (OH) - 2015 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All AA
  • Jason Tsirtsis (1X) (IN) - 2014 NCAA Champion; 4X State Champion
  • Anthony Valencia (1X) (CA) - 2021 NCAA All American; 5X NCAA Qualifier
  • Zahid Valencia (2X) (CA) - 3X State Champion; 4X Ironman Champion
  • Taylor Walsh (NJ) - 2015 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Joey Ward (2X) (OH) - 2016 NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Tyler Warner (1X) (OH) - 2X NCAA DII National Champion
  • Quentin Wright (1X) (PA) - 2X NCAA Champion; 1X NCAA Runner Up

While some of the wrestlers below may have ended up winning an Ohio Tournament of Champions title, all of them lost at least one match during their TofC competition days. 

  • Dominic Abounader (1X) - 2018 AA for Michigan
  • Andrew Alton-2X NCAA Qualifier; 4X Junior National Freestyle Champion
  • Dylan Alton-2013 NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Myles Amine-5X NCAA All American
  • Braxton Amos-2X West Virginia State High School Champion; 3X Super 32 Champion
  • Bryce Andonian-2022 NCAA - 3rd Place
  • Anthony Ashnault-2019 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Mike Benefiel-2X NCAA Qualifier; 2007 Fargo Freestyle Champion
  • JD Bergman-3X NCAA All American & 2X World Team Member
  • David Bolyard-2004 NCAA All American; Former Head Coach at Eastern Michigan
  • Nick Bonnacorsi-3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Nino Bonnacorsi-4X NCAA Qualifier - 2021 NCAA Runner Up
  • Cody Brewer-2015 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Darrion Caldwell-2009 NCAA Wrestling Champion; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Anthony Collica-2016 NCAA All American & 4X Big 12 Champion
  • Ryan Crookham-2X Pennsylvania State High School Champion
  • Kyle Dake-4X NCAA Champion; 2X World Champion
  • Dom Demas-2019 NCAA All American
  • Yanni Diakomihalis-3X NCAA Champion; 4X New York State High School Champion; World Silver Medalist
  • George DiCamillo-2017 NCAA Runner Up
  • Johnni DiJulius-4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Pat Downey-2016 NCAA All American; 2019 US Senior Freestyle Champion
  • Angel Escobedo-2008 NCAA Champion
  • Padraic Gallagher-2019 Ohio State High School and Junior National Champion
  • Michael Gray-2008 NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Shane Griffith-2021 NCAA Champion
  • Mark Hall II-2017 NCAA Champion; 2X NVCAA Runner Up
  • Zac Hall-4X Michigan State High School Champion
  • Hayden Hidlay (PA) - 2022 NCAA 3rd Place; 5X NCAA All American
  • Trent Hidlay  (1X) (PA) - 2021 NCAA Runner Up; 3X All American
  • Andrew Howe-2010 NCAA Champion; Associate Head Coach at Northwestern
  • Kevin Jack-3X NCAA All American
  • J Jaggers-2X NCAA Champion & 4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Tony Jameson-4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Ben Jordan-2012 NCAA All American
  • Bo Jordan-2017 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA All American
  • Isaac Jordan-4X NCAA All American; 2X Big Ten Champion
  • Vincenzo Joseph-2X NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA Finalist
  • Zack Kemmerer-NCAA All American & 3X NCAA Qualifier
  • Dustin Kilgore-2011 NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA All American
  • Josh Kindig-2014 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Roger Kish-2X NCAA Runner Up; 4X Michigan State High School Champion
  • Matt Kolodzik-4X NCAA All American
  • Ryan Lang-2007 NCAA Runner Up; 4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Nick Lee-2021 NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA All American
  • Spencer Lee-3X NCAA Champion
  • Jesse Leng-2X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Myles Martin-2016 NCAA Champion; 3X All American
  • Logan Massa-2017 NCAA All American; 4X NCAA Qualifier
  • Taylor Massa-4X Undefeated Michigan State High School Champion
  • Joey McKenna-2019 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA All American
  • Nico Megaludis-2016 NCAA Champion; 2X NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA All American
  • Kayla Miracle-2021 Olympic Team Member
  • Zeke Moisey-2015 NCAA Runner Up
  • Frank Molinaro-2012 NCAA Champion; 2016 US Olympian
  • Jack Mueller-2019 NCAA Runner Up; 4X NCAA All American
  • Chip Ness-2018 NCAA All American
  • Jordan Oliver-2X NCAA Champion
  • Lance Palmer-4X NCAA All American & 4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Alec Pantaleo-3X NCAA All American
  • Mason Parris-3X NCAA Qualifier; Junior World Champion
  • Chris Phillips-4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Steve Poulin-3X New York State High School Champion; Cadet World Team Member
  • Kaleb Romero-2022 NCAA All American; 3X NCAA Qualifier; 4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Jude Roth-4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Ed Ruth-3X NCAA Champion
  • CP Schlatter-4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Dustin Schlatter-2006 NCAA Champion; 4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • AJ Schopp-3X NCAA All American
  • Coleman Scott-2008 NCAA Champion & 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist
  • Cam Simaz-2012 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Kyle Snyder-3X NCAA Champion; 2016 Olympic Champion; 4X World Champion
  • Colt Sponseller-2011 NCAA All American; Head Coach at Ashland
  • Carter Starocci-2X NCAA Champion; 2X Pennsylvania State High School Champion
  • Hunter Stieber-2X NCAA All American; 4X Ohio State High School Champion
  • Logan Stieber-4X NCAA Champion
  • Hudson Taylor-3X NCAA All American
  • Nathan Tomasello-2015 NCAA Champion; 4X NCAA All American
  • Alex Tsirtsis-2006 NCAA All American
  • Jason Tsirtsis-2014 NCAA Champion; 3X NCAA All American
  • Danny Vallimont-2X NCAA All American; Current Head Assistant Coach at Hofstra
  • Chad Walsh-2X NCAA All American
  • Taylor Walsh-NCAA Runner Up
  • Cody Walters-2X NCAA All American; Current Head Coach at West Virginia
  • Joey Ward-2016 NCAA All American
  • Tyler Warner-2017 & 2021 NCAA Division II National Champion
  • Real Woods-2022 NCAA All American; 3X New Mexico State High School Champion
  • Quentin Wright-2X NCAA Champion