High School Nationals Wall of Fame

High School Nationals Wall of Fame

Celebrating the very best athletes that have competed in High School Nationals

Cael Sanderson

  •  1997 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  •  Head Coach at Penn State
  •  2004 Olympic Gold Medalist
  •   4x NCAA National Champion & OW
  •  Only collegiate wrestler to go undefeated

Jordan Burroughs

  • 2006 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist
  • 4x World Champion
  • 2x NCAA National Champion

Kyle Dake

  • 2009 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2018 World Champion
  • 4x NCAA National Champion
  • First to win 4 titles at 4 different weights

J’den Cox

  • 2013 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist
  • 2x World Champion
  • 3x NCAA National Champion

Ben Askren

  • 2002 NHSCA Senior National Runner-Up
  • 2008 Olympic Team Member
  •  2x NCAA National Champion

Daniel Cormier

  •  1997 NHSCA Senior Nationals 3rd Place
  • Former UFC Champion
  • 6x World/Olympic Team Member
  • NCAA All American

Zain Retherford

  • 2012 NHSCA Junior National Champion
  • 2017 National Team Member
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

James Green

  •  2011 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2x World Medalist
  • 3x NCAA All American

Jordan Oliver

    •  3x NHSCA National Champion
    • Volunteer Assistant at UNC
    • 2x NCAA All American
    • 4x NCAA All American

Nick Gwiazdowski

  • 2011 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 2x World Bronze Medalist
  • 2x Pan Am Champion

Thomas Gilman

  • 2009 NHSCA Freshman National Champion
  • 3x All American
  • 2017 World Silver Medalist
  • 3x World Team Member

Brent Metcalf

  • 2005 NHSCA Senior National Runner-up
  • Assistant Coach at Iowa State
  • 6x World Team Member
  • 2x NCAA National Champion

Chris Bono

  • 1992 NHSCA Senior 3rd place
  • Head Coach at Wisconsin
  • 3x NCAA All American
  • 3x World Team Member

Frank Molinaro

  • 2007 NHSCA Senior National Runner Up
  • Assistant Coach at Arizona State
  • 2016 Olympic Team Member
  • NCAA National Champion

Cary Kolat

  • 1992 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • Head Coach at the US Naval Academy
  •  2000 Olympic Team Member
  • 3x World Team Member
  • 2x NCAA National Champion

Trent Paulson

  • 2002 NHSCA Senior National Runner-up
  • Assistant Coach at the University of Virginia
  •  NCAA National Champion
  • 4x World Team Member

Steve Mocco

  • 2001 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 2008 Olympic Team Member

Eric Gurerrero

  • 1996 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2004 Olympic Team Member
  • 3x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Jake Varner

  • 2005 NHSCA Senior National Runner Up
  • Assistant Coach at Penn State
  • 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist
  • 2x NCAA National Champion

Dustin Schlatter

  • 2005 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • Assistant Coach at Minnesota
  • NCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American

Stephen Abas

  • 1996 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist
  • 3x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Joe Dubuque

  • 2001 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • Associate Head Coach at Princeton
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American

Chris Pendleton

  • 2000 NHSCA Senior Nationals 4th Place
  • Head Coach at Oregon State
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American

Mark Perry

  • 2003 NHSCA Senior National Champion        
  • Volunteer Coach at Arizona State
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  •  4x NCAA All American

Gregor Gillespie

  • 2005 NHSCA Senior National 3rd Place
  • Ranked #14 Lightweight Division in UFC
  • NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

J Jaggers

  • 2004 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • Associate Head Coach at Ohio State
  • 3x NCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American

Ed Ruth

  • 2009 NHSCA SEnior National  Champion
  •  3x NCAA National Champion
  • Competes in Bellator MMA

Donny Pritzlaff

  • 1997 NHSCA Senior National Runner-Up
  • 2006 World Team Member
  •  2x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Matt Valenti

  • 2002 NHSCA Senior National Runner-up
  • Associate Athletic Director at the University of Pennsylvania
  •  2x NCAA National Champion
  •  3x NCAA All American

Ryan Bertin

  • 2000 NHSCA Senior National Champion 
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Brandon Eggum

  • 1995 NHSCA Senior National Runner-Up 
  • Head Coach at Minnesota
  • 2001 World Team Member
  • 3x NCAA All American

Jared Frayer

  • 1997 NHSCA Senior National 3rd Place
  • Associate Head Coach at Virginia Tech
  • 2012 Olympic Team Member
  • 2x NCAA All American

Roger Kish

  • 2003 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • Head Coach at North Dakota State
  • 2x NCAA National Runner-up

Joe Heskett

  • 1997 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2007 World Team Member
  • NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Markus Mollica

  • 1991 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Myles Amine

  • 2015 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American
  • San Marino World Team Member
  • 2020 European Championship Runner-up

JD Bergman

  • 2003 NHSCA Senior National Runner-up
  • 3x NCAA All American

Sean Bunch

  • 2001 NHSCA Senior Nationals 6th Place
  • 2009 World Team Member
  • NCAA National Runner-Up
  • 2x NCAA All American

Tony Nelson

  • 2009 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Jake Rosholt

  • 2001 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 3x NCAA National Champion

Tommy Rowlands

  • 1999 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2007 National Team Member
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American

Ryan Deakin

  • 2013 NHSCA Freshman Nationals 8th Place
  • 3x NCAA Qualifier – Ranked #1 at 157 in 2020

Les Sigman

  • 2000 NHSCA Senior National Runner-up
  • 2010 National Team Member
  • 4x NCAA D2 National Champion
  • 4x NCAA D2 All American
     

Tim Hartung

  • 1994 NHSCA Senior National 3rd Place 
  • 2002 World Team Member
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American

Kellen Russell

  • 2007 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • Assistant Coach at Michigan
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American

Jesse Delgado

  • 2010 NHSCA Senior National Champion
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 3x NCAA All American

Jake Herbert

  • 2003 NHSCA Senior National Runner-up
  • 2008 Olympic Team Member
  • 2015 World Team Member
  • 2x NCAA National Champion
  • 4x NCAA All American
 

Kollin Moore

  • 2014 NHSCA Junior National Runner-up
  • 3x NCAA All American

Sammy Sasso

  • 2015 Freshman National Champion
  • Current Student Athlete at Ohio State
  • 3rd Seed at 2020 NCAA Championships

Frankie Edgar

  • 2000 NHSCA Senior National Runner Up
  • UFC World Champion
  • 4x NCAA National Qualifier

Nick Simmons

  • 2001 NHSCA Senior National 3rd Place
  • 4x NCAA All American

Jon Jones

  • 2005 NHSCA Senior Nationals – 4th Place
  • 2x UFC Light Heavyweight Champion