During the month of October, we will host 3 championship clinics featuring three of the best assistant college wrestling coaches in the nation. The dates and times are below – click the links to download the flyer for each clinic.

2012 Olympian Jared Frayer (Asst. Virginia Tech) Oct. 4 – 5-8pm

NCAA Champion Michael Lightner (Asst. Oklahoma University) Oct. 11 – 6-8pm

NCAA Champion Zach Esposito (Asst. Coach Oklahoma State University) Oct. 18 – 6-9pm

Clinics will be only $15 per wrestler and will be held in the Allen Wrestling Room – 155 Rivercrest – and registration will be held 30 minutes prior to start times.


It’s that time of year! Back to school and back to folkstyle wrestling. The summer of 2017 produced 2 national champions, 5 All-Americans and a world team member, and we are not slowing down. Folkstyle season will get underway soon, and enrollment for the Elite and Youth programs is now open. Check out the links below for more information:

Best Trained Elite Program: https://besttrained.wordpress.com/the-program-2/elite-program/

Best Trained Youth Program: https://besttrained.wordpress.com/the-program-2/youth-program/

The 2017 Best Trained Elite Intensified Camp
June 26-29, 2017

Download the Enrollment Form NOW


Chris Perry –Asst Coach, Oklahoma State University

Tyler Caldwell – 4x NCAA All-American

Jerry Best – Head Coach, Allen High School

Matt Surber- Head Coach, Tuttle High School (OK)

In this exclusive camp, coaches will train campers on:

  • Chain drilling from neutral position
  • Chain drilling from top position
  • Setups and finishes for high crotches, low singles, sweep singles, duck-unders, drags, inside trips, and throws.

This camp is open to wrestlers going into 6th grade and above. It will be very rigorous with at least one hour of live wrestling each day.

Complete the Enrollment Form and send $100 deposit by June 2, 2017 to grab your spot!

Details included in the enrollment form – including schedule, times and location.

The 2017 #BestTrained Freestyle-Greco season is now open for enrollment!

2017 freestyle greco brochure

Summer wrestling makes winter champions:
And now’s the time to join the best freestyle and greco program in the State of Texas.
The program runs from March through July and participation starts at only $140.

In this exclusive program, Coach Best will train on:

  • Chain drilling from neutral position
  • Setups and finishes for high crotches, low singles, sweep singles, duck unders, drags, inside trips, and throws.
  • Top position for Freestyle and Greco Roman will be covered
  • Bottom defense for Freestyle and Greco Roman

This program is very rigorous with at least 30 minutes of live wrestling each day.

Practice Schedule: Freestyle/Greco Season: March 13th, 2017 – July, 2017 ~ M, T & Th 6:00 – 7:30pm


  • Program ONLY Cost is $140 (includes club fees and USA card) additional equipment can be selected below*
  • Program PLUS equipment package cost is $350 (includes club fees, USA card and one of each below)

    *Discounts for multiple family members & payment schedules available. Equipment can be ordered separately.

Fee & Enrollment form due by March 13th, 2017. 
Checks made payable to Best Trained
Form and Payment may be mailed-in if received by 3/13/2017:
Best Trained Wrestling, LLC
701 Sycamore Creek Rd
Allen, TX 75002

Pay in full for the PROGRAM ONLY 

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Download the enrollment form HERE

Contact Coach Best * Phone: 214.244.9037 * besttrained@earthlink.net


Huge congratulations to these wrestlers on earning National Champion or All-American honors at USA pre-season nationals – and to all the wrestlers who fought hard at one tough tournament!  

Braeden Redlin- Champion

Angelo Ferrari- Champion

Aiden Cooley- Runner up

Mark Inglehart- 3rd place

Anthony Ferrari- 3rd place

Nico Manzonelli- 5th place

Evan Hackett- 6th place

Braxton Brown- 6th place

Trent Dooley- 8th place


2016-2017 Program details and enrollment information is now available – see below for info and links:
Best Trained Elite Program: Intensified training for the dedicated wrestler

Practice Schedule:
Folkstyle Season: Sept 26, 2016 – Feb 25, 2017 ~ Mon 7pm-8:30pm, Tue 7pm-8:30pm, Wed 6pm-7:30pm & Thur 7pm– 8:30pm
Freestyle/Greco Season: March 13 – July, 2017 ~ Mon, Tues, and Thurs 6:00 – 7:30pm
Practice Location: AHS Wrestling Room~ 155 Rivercrest (Stadium) ~ Allen, TX 75002

Program Cost: $900
Includes 10 months of training and $250 uniform package (2 singlets, shorts, bag, 2 t-shirts) & USA card. Discounts for multiple family members ($100 2nd member, $200 for 3rd member, and 4th member $650 discount).

Download the Elite enrollment form here

Best Trained Youth Program: For all wrestling skill levels K-8th

Practice Schedule:
Folkstyle Season: Oct 24, 2016 – Feb 25, 2017 – Mon, Tue, & Thur – 6:00pm – 7:00pm
**Mandatory parent meeting October 17th, 2016 – **6-7pm**

Practice Location: AHS Wrestling Room~ 155 Rivercrest (Stadium)~ Allen, TX 75002

Program Cost: $325
Includes $200 uniform package (singlet, shirt, shorts and USA card) *Discounts for multiple family members from same household.

Download the youth enrollment form here.

To pay in full for either program, visit the “Payment Links” tab.

Questions? Contact Coach Best at BestTrained@Earthlink.net

This year’s camp will feature Chris Perry, Assistant Coach, Oklahoma State University, some of Coach Perry’s wrestling achievements include:
2x NCAA Div I National Champion
3x NCAA Div I All-American
3x USA National Team member
4x OK High School State Champion
2009 Jr. National Freestyle Champion

Don’t miss this elite, intensified camp!

Complete the Enrollment Form and $100 deposit by May 2o, 2016 to ensure your spot!

The camp is open to wrestlers going into 6th grade and above.

*PayPal payment available HERE

Youth state took place this weekend in Amarillo, and Best Trained placers & champs are as follows:

Arturo Zavala -2nd

Kade Moore – #Champion

Joseph “Zeke” Liescheski – 3rd

Caden Garcia – 4th

Alex Zavala – 4th

Vincenzo Oliva – #Champion

Samuel Reynolds – 3rd 

Drake Madole – 2nd 

Braxton Brown – #Champion

Dylan Johnson – 6th

Jason Stahl – 6th

Rashazara Walwyn -3rd

Matthew Johnson – #Champion

Congratulations all around to wrestlers , parents and supporters.

The 2016 Freestyle-Greco season is now open for enrollment!

First practice will be February 29

For information, go to the program page
download the enrollment form.


#PreSeasonNationals Results

Posted: October 30, 2015 in News & Updates

Best Trained Wrestling has Five Champions at Preseason NationalsEighteen Best Trained wrestlers traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa this past weekend to compete in Preseason Nationals in the University of Northern Iowa Dome. Many of the top wrestlers in the country competed on 26 mats and Best Trained wrestlers came home with five champions and three third place finishers. It was a great first event as the wrestlers gear up for another exciting season of Allen wrestling at all levels: grade school through high school. See below for individual results.

High School Division:

Braeden Redlin – Champion at 152 lbs – Freshman/Sophomore Division

Logan Brown – 3rd at 113 lbs – Freshman/Sophomore Division

Nico Manzonelli – 3rd at 220 lbs – Junior/Senior Division

Others Competing: Noah Yeamans, Alonzo Herrera, Trent Dooley, John McCabe, Evan Hackett, Justin Villegas, Dalton Miller, and Patrick Bryan


Girls Division:

Alex Liles – Champion at 139 lbs

Others Competing: Sierra Brown Ton


Grade School and Middle School Divisions:

Mario Danzi – Champion at 112 (5th/6th grade)

AJ Ferrari – Champion at 136 (7th/8th grade)

Anthony Ferrrari – 3rd at 85 lbs (5th/6th grade)

Angelo Ferrari – Champion 80 lbs (3rd/4th grade)

Others Competing: Braxton Brown