General Information

The Warriors are proud to say they are entering their 42nd year as the oldest club registered under the IKWF as we begin the 2013/2014 season. We are looking for children 5 years – 14 years of age (K-8th grade).

The Oak Forest Warriors are supported by many establishments in the Oak Forest, Midlothian, & Crestwood area through donations, event accommodations, & fund raising efforts. The Warriors appreciate our communities ongoing support.

Mission

We train wrestlers with respect, intensity, discipline, and without favoritism. We stress the basics and admire hard work and effort more than wins.

Over the past 42 years the Warriors have had 36 State Champs from Bantam to Senior; ages 5-14. Ten past Warriors taking the State Champ title 2 or more times in their IKWF career with the Warriors.

Dan Walters - Head Coach

Tom Gerdes

Steve Stump

Bob Boss

Todd O'Rourke

James Crnich

Mike Vahl

 

Rich Koschnitzki

Mike Culver

Bill Izzi

Paul Ritter

Jim Mair

Tom Sanders

Jean Kluk - Novice/Senior

Debbie Lindsey and Lori Kirby - Intermediate

Kat Izzi and Noreen Vahl - Bantam

Samantha Insalaco - Tots

President - Mike Culver

Vice President - Mike Vahl

Secretary - Todd O'Rourke

Athletic Director - Jay Corral

 

Treasurer -  Bob Boss

Mike Reif - Equipment Manager

Bill Izzi

1972 Jeff Gerdes

1972 Tom Gerdes

1973 Tom Gerdes

1973 Gary Gerdes

1975 Gary Gerdes

1975 Chuck Schmidt

1976 Tony Diadone

1976 Steve Bolsoni

1977 Alan Porter

1978 Brian Porter

1979 Dale Schmidt

1980 Steve Crnich

1980 Craig Debevic

1981 Alan Crnich

1982 Jim Zeilinga

1983 Jim Zeilinga

1983 Gary Wetzel

1985 Randy Scianna

1985 Doug Hayes

1986 Bob Bartkowiak

1988 Bucky Randolph

1989 Bucky Randolph

1990 Denny Hartwig

1994 Bill Izzi

1998 Jim Griffin

1999 Jim Griffin

1999 Darren Elkins

1999 George Melvan

2000 Jim Griffin

2000 Jeremy Kelly

2000 Eric Kruger

2001 Matt Henry

2001 Tom Wolf

2001 Matt Schmeski

2001 Conrad Polz

2002 Conrad Polz

 

 

 

 

2004 - Bantam State Champ - Matt Schmeski

2006 - Bantam State Champ - Dominic Stump

2008 - Bantam State Champ - Dominic Stump

2010 - Bantam State Champ - Michael Leveille

2005 - Midget State Champ - Josh Pruitt  95#

2006 - Midget State Champ - Mason Mahoney  79#

2007 - Midge State Champ - Joey Muller  108#

2006 - Novice State Champ - Brian Strenk  122#

2008 - Novice State Champ - Josh Pruitt  177#

2009 - Senior State Champ - Alec Brown

Over 40 Years and Still Building Champions!

Board Members

State Champs

Team Moms

Coaches