Top of the Podium Wrestling Center

Top of the Podium Wrestling Center TOP OF THE PODIUM is a 501(c)3 nonprofit wrestling center in Sterling, Virginia. Our mission is to grow, promote and enhance amateur wrestling in our area.
TOP OF THE PODIUM (TOP) is the premier wrestling facility in the region. Our mission is to grow and enhance amateur wrestling in our area by supporting local clubs and offering classes, camps, clinics, clubs and more. We also operate the area's only dedicated wrestling store. TOP members get substantial discounts on shoes, gear, and more.
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U.S. Open finals live on Flo today at 5 pm EDT. Some great matches! Unfortunately, the real finals match at 70 kg happen...
04/27/2019
US Open Senior Freestyle Results

U.S. Open finals live on Flo today at 5 pm EDT. Some great matches! Unfortunately, the real finals match at 70 kg happened in the semis when World silver medalist James Green came from behind to beat Jason Nolf in a thriller at the buzzer. But there are many more great matches later today!

US Open Senior Freestyle Results 2019

Local tourney on Sunday in Leesburg!
04/24/2019

Local tourney on Sunday in Leesburg!

Local tourney on Sunday!

04/23/2019

As impressive as this list is, we are still adding clinicians and counselors to help those who want to get better!

Congrats to Jason Nolf for getting his own apparel line!
04/23/2019

Congrats to Jason Nolf for getting his own apparel line!

We are pleased to announce our new wrestling store, opening in June, will sell ASICS shoes! We will continue to sell Adi...
04/22/2019

We are pleased to announce our new wrestling store, opening in June, will sell ASICS shoes! We will continue to sell Adidas and hope to add NIKE into the mix soon.

Local tourney on Sunday!
04/22/2019

Local tourney on Sunday!

OK, we can't stay quiet any longer. World Champion/4x NCAA champion/Hodge winner/one of the greatest wrestlers EVER........
04/18/2019
Former Buckeye wrestler Logan Steiber announces retirement from competitive wrestling

OK, we can't stay quiet any longer. World Champion/4x NCAA champion/Hodge winner/one of the greatest wrestlers EVER......Logan Stieber is coming to TOP this summer at our "Virginia is for Champions Camp!" Don't forget about 2x NCAA champ Vincenzo Joseph as a camp counselor and more big names to be announced soon! What a summer it's going to be at our newly-renovated facility for experienced wrestlers who are serious about getting better!

All good things must come to an end. Per a release on Twitter today from the official Ohio State Wrestling account, former all-everything Buckeye wrestler Logan Stieber is calling it a career. Stie…

big news coming soon for the popular "Virginia is for Champions" Camp in early August!
04/18/2019

big news coming soon for the popular "Virginia is for Champions" Camp in early August!

04/16/2019

Quick overview of our 4th annual PA inVAsion Camp in June. Jason Nolf, Scott Moore, Dan Neff, Mason Beckman, and Joe Kemmerer are featured clinicians. Outstanding former and current college wrestlers as counselors as well https://www.topofthepodium.org/pa-invasion-camp.html

04/16/2019

An overview of TOP's outstanding summer wrestling camps----we have a camp for everyone!

Top of the Podium Wrestling Center
04/15/2019

Top of the Podium Wrestling Center

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04/15/2019

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We appreciate how ESPN is covering more NCAA wrestling on TV and bringing attention to the sport with articles like this...
04/14/2019
Photos: Why is girls' high school wrestling on the rise?

We appreciate how ESPN is covering more NCAA wrestling on TV and bringing attention to the sport with articles like this. But they are missing a HUGE opportunity to take wrestling mainstream...this is a good article, though!

We captured the scene in North Carolina to try to pin down the reasons for the girls wrestling boom.

A dozen hard working girls at the girls freestyle clinic today. Thanks to Aubrey and Matt Burkett-Erice for running the ...
04/13/2019

A dozen hard working girls at the girls freestyle clinic today. Thanks to Aubrey and Matt Burkett-Erice for running the show!

Future entrance to TAKEDOWNS, the region’s only dedicated retail wrestling store. Frequent customers will earn Bonus P...
04/13/2019

Future entrance to TAKEDOWNS, the region’s only dedicated retail wrestling store. Frequent customers will earn Bonus Points!

04/11/2019

In case you're counting, that's three 2019 NCAA finalists coming to help our kids at TOP camps this summer. And, well, we're not quite done adding staff just yet :-)

We are pleased to announce 2x NCAA champion Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State) will be a counselor at our "Virginia is for Cha...
04/11/2019
Virginia is for Champions Camp

We are pleased to announce 2x NCAA champion Vincenzo Joseph (Penn State) will be a counselor at our "Virginia is for Champions" Camp in August. Other clinicians and counselors will be announced soon!

04/11/2019

Downstairs tour as of today

Attention, Girls! It's not too late to sign up for Saturday's girls-only event in the morning. https://www.topofthepodiu...
04/11/2019
Spring Competitions

Attention, Girls! It's not too late to sign up for Saturday's girls-only event in the morning. https://www.topofthepodium.org/spring-competitions.html

TOP is pleased to host its first girls-only freestyle event on Saturday, April 13, 2019 for grades K-12. This event will take place from 9:30 AM to roughly 12 noon. Normal registration fees are $20....

04/11/2019
IMAR loses! 2017

Remember this match? Probably the second most exciting moment in NCAA finals (after Bo Nickal's pin last year) in a long time. If you want to skip to third period, skip to 7 minute mark

This is the 2017 Ncaa wrestling finals at the 165 lbs weight class

Our staff of clinicians for PA inVAsion is complete! We are excited to announce All-American and Naval Academy coach Dan...
04/10/2019
Dan Neff - Assistant Coach - Staff Directory

Our staff of clinicians for PA inVAsion is complete! We are excited to announce All-American and Naval Academy coach Dan Neff will be a featured clinician at this camp. Dan has deep PA roots and joins an all-star staff. Also, we have decided to freeze prices for this camp at $299 which is an incredible value for the top-notch instructors we've assembled. This is in sync with our mission of offering great camps at reasonable prices. We're about half full, so don't delay in registering for too long!

Four-time national qualifier and 2015 All-American Dan Neff joined the Navy wrestling staff as an assistant coach in July of 2018. Neff was part of a Bucknell

The work continues...
04/10/2019

The work continues...

GMU head coach Frank Beasley teaching the wrestlers at Tech Squad freestyle club this evening
04/09/2019

GMU head coach Frank Beasley teaching the wrestlers at Tech Squad freestyle club this evening

We are pleased to add Mason Beckman to our list of outstanding staff of clinicians for our PA inVAsion Camp in June. Mas...
04/09/2019
Mason Beckman - Wrestling Coach

We are pleased to add Mason Beckman to our list of outstanding staff of clinicians for our PA inVAsion Camp in June. Mason is a former PA star and current coach at GMU. He joins Jason Nolf, Scott Moore, and Joe Kemmerer and a group of great camp counselors.

Mason Beckman enters his first season as assistant coach of George Mason Wrestling for the 2018-19 season. Prior to Mason, Beckman spent two years as assistant

They started working on the movie theater today! We will host live wrestling viewing parties, study film, and much more!
04/05/2019

They started working on the movie theater today! We will host live wrestling viewing parties, study film, and much more!

Planning meeting for our newest camp is Sunday at 7 pm at TOP (enter through side door). Several schools/clubs are consi...
04/05/2019
Comprehensive inTENsive Experience

Planning meeting for our newest camp is Sunday at 7 pm at TOP (enter through side door). Several schools/clubs are considering making this their Team camp...which is a great idea. This meeting will explore how the camp's 18 sessions and optional overnight component will work, including teambuilding.

Attn football players and coaches------wrestling is a no-brainer in the winter! If you play tackle, please educate your ...
04/04/2019
Penn State Dominance Gains NFL Praise

Attn football players and coaches------wrestling is a no-brainer in the winter! If you play tackle, please educate your coaches so they can encourage all football players to wrestle in the winter!

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but wrestling is extremely beneficial for football players.

We are pleased to announce Sahid Kargbo will return to TOP for our Comprehensive inTENsive Camp in July. He joins Camp D...
04/04/2019

We are pleased to announce Sahid Kargbo will return to TOP for our Comprehensive inTENsive Camp in July. He joins Camp Director Mark Weader and counselors Jack Mueller and Jay Aiello. More staff to be announced soon! This is a great team camp for high schools and serious club travel teams. https://www.topofthepodium.org/comprehensive-intensive-experience.html

Demo will be done soon. It’s getting easier to imagine 5th full mat on the side of the old bracket room!
04/04/2019

Demo will be done soon. It’s getting easier to imagine 5th full mat on the side of the old bracket room!

TOP is pleased to announce Scott Moore, head coach at Lock Haven University and EWL Coach of the Year, is coming to our ...
04/04/2019
Marsteller named PSAC Athlete of the Year, Moore named Coach of the Year - Lock Haven University Athletics

TOP is pleased to announce Scott Moore, head coach at Lock Haven University and EWL Coach of the Year, is coming to our PA inVAsion Camp in June.
As a wrestler, Coach Moore was a 2-time All-American and finalist for the 2004 Hodge Trophy. At UVA, he was ACC Wrestler of the Year after going 51-1 with 34 pins. He was also a Big Ten Champion at Penn State. He was a 2-time Schalles Award winner as the nation's top pinner!
Other clinicians at PA inVA are 3x NCAA champion Jason Nolf (Penn State) and 2x NCAA champ and club coach Joe Kemmerer (Hammer Wrestling). Camp counselors include Jon Birchmeier and Lio Quezada and more to be named.

Chance Marsteller has been named the 2018-19 PSAC Athlete of the Year and head coach Scott Moore was named the league's coach of the year.

Don't forget about the Takedown Tournament in Chantilly on Sunday! Come and wrestle....TOP will be there to answer summe...
04/02/2019

Don't forget about the Takedown Tournament in Chantilly on Sunday! Come and wrestle....TOP will be there to answer summer camp questions, too!

Congrats to Bo Nickal as the nation's top collegiate wrestler! Hard to believe TOP has had the past 3 Hodge winners at o...
04/01/2019
Bo Nickal wins 2019 Dan Hodge Trophy

Congrats to Bo Nickal as the nation's top collegiate wrestler! Hard to believe TOP has had the past 3 Hodge winners at our PA inVAsion Camp the past three years. And Jason Nolf---who may have won last year except for the knee injury (and was a finalist this year) will be here this June. Incredible opportunities to learn and be inspired right here locally.....

By Bryan Van Kley, WIN Magazine Publisher NEWTON, Iowa — Penn State’s Bo Nickal has won the 2019 WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, presented by ASICS. The Nittany Lion won his third NCAA…

04/01/2019

Tour of the construction/demo area...

Great pic of UVA's Jack Mueller after defeating the number one seed at last weekend's NCAA tournament!
03/30/2019

Great pic of UVA's Jack Mueller after defeating the number one seed at last weekend's NCAA tournament!

03/30/2019

We will post a video of the construction progress soon!

Demo continues. Hopefully done by end of next week!
03/29/2019

Demo continues. Hopefully done by end of next week!

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