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Wrestling

Section Champions

  • 2010

WPIAL Team Runner-Up

  • 2012
  • 2011

PIAA State Team Runner-Up

  • 2011
About our Coaching Staff:
Head Coach Ian Ferguson

Coach Ferguson spent 4 years as the lead assistant at Central Catholic before becoming head coach for the 2022-23 season.  A 1985 grad of Bucknell, he lettered 3 years in wrestling at 134 and 142.  After college, Coach Ferguson spent 30 years in the US Marine Corps, retiring in 2015. He teaches a Leadership Class at Central in addition to coaching.

Assistant Coach Joe Brasile

A native of New York, he settled in western Pennsylvania after graduating from Slippery Rock in 1984 and has coached football and wrestling.  With over 30 years experience, Coach Brasile spent most of his career coaching at the varsity and middle school level at Hampton, where he also served as an elementary school teacher. 

Assistant Coach Austin Hertel

A 2022 graduate of Gannon University, Coach Hertel lettered at 133 and 141 and was a 2-time NCAA qualifier and 3-time Scholar All-American for the Knights.  He brings youth and the latest technique to our wrestling room. A native of Rochester, NY, he is currently enrolled in a PhD program at Pitt.