Erik Burnett

Coaching Career

Head Coach Elyria High School 1998-Present

Head Coach Burnett Trained Wrestling

Ohio Cadet/Junior Freestyle National Team Coach

All American/Ohio Dawgz Coach

2015 NWCA Ohio Coach of the Year

2016 OHSWCA Ohio Div. 1 Coach of the Year

Ohio Junior National Dual Coach

Wrestling Career

4x Ohio High School State Champ

NCAA Div 1 All American at Clarion University


Scott Burnett

Coaching Career

Head Coach to Perrysburg High School 2017- Present

Assistant Coach to Burnett Trained Wrestling Club 2005 to Present

Volunteer Assistant to Perrysburg High School 2015-2016

Assistant Coach to Wauseon High School 2012- 2015

Assistant Coach to All American Wrestling Club 2007- 2015

Assistant Coach Ohio Dawgz Wrestling Club 2008- 2015

Wrestling Career

High School: 3x Ohio High School State Champion-4x placer (Elyria Catholic High School)

International: Placed Seventh at Cadet World Freestyle Championships in 1995 

College: NJCAA All American 2000 (Iowa Central)

Competed with Nebraska University 2001-2002


Jack Gillespie

Coaching Career

Assistant Coach Elyria 2004- Present

USA- Ohio Cadet/Junior Freestyle Coach

USA-Ohio Cadet/Junior National Duals Asst Coach

2016 USA- Wrestling National Developemental Coach of the Year

Wrestling Career

Elyria High School 1994-1998

University at Iowa 1998-2003


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Joey Simcoe

Coaching Career

Head Wrestling Coach Tiffin University (7 years) 

University of Tiffin, Assistant Coach for five years

18 National Qualifiers and 7 All Americans

2016 GLIAC Coach of the Year

Wrestling Career

3x All American Wrestling at the University of Findlay

Ranks among the top all time in near fall points both in a season and career. 

3x Ohio High School State Qualifer

Tadaaki Hatta

Coaching Career

Olympic Freestyle Coach

ISA Developmental Coach

USA Certified Gold Level Coach Trainer

Wrestling Career

NCAA Champion at Oklahoma State University

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Danny Mitcheff

Coaching Career

Current Assistant Coach at Kent State University

Assistant at Army (2 years)

Volunteer Assistant at Cleveland State and Penn

Wrestling Career

4x World Team Trial Qualifier (highest place 4th)

5 Top six finishes at the US Open and won a tournament title at the 2014 Guelph Open

2010 Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Year

4x NCAA Qualifier

Owns second most career victories in Flashes’ history with 131.

Resident at the Pennsylvania Olympic Regional Training Center and coached the Philadelphia branch of Beat The Streets.  

OHSAA State Champion