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Cougar Wrestling to Host Summer Skills Camp July 24, grades 6-12

Cleary University wrestling coach Matt Santos has announced that the program will be hosting a summer skills camp next month.

The camp, which is open to anyone going into grades 6-12, will take place on Sunday, July 24, in Cleary’s Wellness Center (955 Grand Oaks Dr, Howell, MI 48843).  The cost is $110 per wrestler, and will run from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM, with lunch being provided to the wrestlers in between sessions.

Campers will get instruction from Michigan State University wrestlers Cam Caffey, Layne Malczewski, and Chase Saldate, with drills and coaching focusing on hand fighting, control ties, and setups to a takedown from the neutral, top, and bottom positions.  

  • Caffey is the 2022 U.S Open Champion, 2020 Big Ten Finalist, 4x NCAA National Qualifier, and 2019 Junior Greco World Team Member. 
  • Malczewski is a 3x NCAA National Qualifier, 3x Big Ten Placer, and MHSAA State Champion 
  • Saldate is a 2x NCAA National Qualifier, 2x Big Ten Placer, and CIF State Champion 

Interested wrestlers can sign up and register online. Download the flyer here.

If you have any questions, you can contact Coach Matt Santos at msantos@cleary.edu or by calling 517-586-3010.

About Cleary University

Founded in 1883, Cleary University is a four-year, world-class accredited university, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees from a unique Business Arts curriculum, driven by a faculty of thought leaders with deep, practical experience in their industries. Providing on-campus and online education models, Cleary provides a robust athletic program and a rich residence life with nearly 200 students living on the quiet, rolling 50-acre campus. Cleary graduates tend to land jobs faster than their peers and with higher earning salaries at the start of their careers.

Cleary University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a proud member of the HLC Standard Pathway, and an approved institution by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. A nonprofit university, Cleary’s campus is located at 3750 Cleary Drive, Howell, MI 48843, (517) 300-7415 with an education center within the Durfee Innovation Society at 2470 Collingwood St., Detroit, MI 48206.