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512 Outlaw Wrestling, Autin, Central Texas Wrestling
512 outlaw wrestling training space
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512 Outlaw Wrestling, Elementry Wrestling, Middle School Wrestling, Youth Wrestling, High School Wrestling and Adult Wrestling, Austin TX

512 Outlaw Wrestling

512 Outlaw Wrestling, Elementry Wrestling, Middle School Wrestling, Youth Wrestling, High School Wrestling and Adult Wrestling, Austin TX

512 Outlaw Wrestling Club is committed to helping student-athletes, both male and female, reach their athletic potential on the mat and in life. Our instructors are dedicated to the development of our student-athletes who come from the greater Austin area, including Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock, and the surrounding communities within Central Texas.

 

Our mission is to develop wrestlers on the mat, in the classroom, and within our community. Promote excellence in wrestling and positively influence the lives of these young men and women by developing a commitment to wrestling through a fun but challenging team-oriented experience at practices and competitions, emphasizing sportsmanship, teamwork, skill-building, physical conditioning, goal setting, a competitive spirit, hard work, and a winning attitude. Our goal is to help guide our athletes to become the best and prepare them to face all of life’s challenges.

The pillars of our program are built on high-quality wrestling techniques, physical conditioning, the mental aspect of the sport, nutrition, and last but not least hard work.  Learn more about our membership options.

We believe wrestling is not just a sport but a lifestyle.

512 Outlaw Wrestling is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation

Developing young men and women on the mat and in life 

Instructors
wrestling room

COACHES

Justin Hale

Coach

A two sports student athlete in high school, participating in both football and wrestling. On the mat Justin was a 2x All-State wrestler in Illinois, including state finalist his senior year.

 

In college 2x Junior College All-American at Lincoln College. Following a highly successful JUCO career Justin wrestled at Iowa State University under Coach Cael Sanderson and Kevin Jackson, Assistant Wrestling Coach.  Besides coaching club wrestling Justin has coached at Bloomington High School 2011-2015, he is also a USAW Certified referee. 

JD Rader
Coach

Growing up in Iowa, JD was a 4X Iowa high school state place winner. After high school, JD wrestled in college for five years at DII powerhouse Nebraska-Kearney.

 

After graduating from college move to Austin, Texas to work with FloWrestling. JD is still highly engaged in the wrestling world, currently working with FloWrestling as a commentator, writer and technical analyst.

Adam Merlino

Coach

Adam was born and raised in Colorado where he started wrestling as a young man. Adam was a highly accomplished wrestler in all three wrestling styles. Adam was a 6-time Colorado national team member, 2-time Colorado state champion - Greco Roman, Colorado state champion – Freestyle and 3-time Colorado state placer – folkstyle.

Since moving down to Texas with his wife Lesley and their four children, Adam has been a major contributor to 512OWC, in particular with some of our newest wrestlers.

Seamus Burke

Program Director

512OWC, Co-Founder and Program Director, over 20 years of wrestling and coaching experience.

Born and raised in New Jersey wrestling and playing football.

 

Co-founder and President of 512 Outlaw Wrestling, a non-profit 501(c)3, wrestling club serving boys and girls in Cedar Park and Greater Austin, TX surrounding communities. Former President, board member and head coach at Cedar Park Youth Football Association (CPFYA). 

Reid Phillips

Coach

Growing up and wrestling in Michigan where he was a 5-time HS All American. Reid brings an extensive list of wrestling history and experience to 512OWC including completing his senior year with an impressive record of 43-1 and MI State Champion. Reid went on to wrestle for the University of Wisconsin, under Olympic & World Championship  medalist Barry Davis, for 5 years and was a 3-year letterman. He also spent 3 years as the assistant wrestling coach for the Wisconsin Jr National Freestyle Team.

Ivan McClay 
Coach

Originally from Ohio, Ivan was nationally ranked and an high school Ohio State Champion. At Notre Dame College, Ivan was a 3x NCAA D-2 All-American, National Champion, and Academic All-American.

 

Ivan has 23 years of wrestling experience and over a decade coaching all levels from youth to Olympic trials. After college, he began his coaching and jiu jitsu careers. Ivan has coached two nationally ranked college teams in two different divisions. He has earned a purple belt in Brazilian jiujitsu and a brown belt in Japanese jujutsu. He moved to Austin with the goal of competing in the ADCC tournament and continuing his studies in martial arts.

Eli Garcia
Coach

Eli Garcia

Austin Standage

Coach

Austin Standage

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