Class of 2024

Conor Beebe, Lombard (Montini)/Central Michigan


Conor Beebe is one of 17 individuals who have won four state championships, and one of three to accomplish that feat at Montini Catholic High School, with his brother Chase, a 2022 IWCOA Hall of Fame inductee, and Mike Benefiel the others. He became the eighth individual to win four titles, with his brother the seventh. In addition, he got to be a member of four teams that won Class A Dual team championships for IWCOA Hall of Fame coach Mike Bukovsky. The Broncos went 121-8 from 2001-05. He beat Stillman Valley's Caleb Walk for the 125 Class A title to cap a 50-3 senior season in 2005 and went 47-3 as a junior in 2004, beating Newman Central Catholic's Andrew Nelson for the 125 Class A title. In 2003 as a sophomore, he beat Walther Lutheran's Christian Winston for the Class A 112 title to conclude a 40-3 season and in 2002, he beat Roxana's Greg Yost to win the Class A 103 title and finish 39-6. Following his senior season, he was named as the IWCOA Class A Wrestler of the Year. Also, while he was in high school, he was a FILA World runner-up and also earned Fargo Freestyle and Greco-Roman All-American honors. He continued his career and education at Central Michigan University where he competed for coach Tom Borrelli. He was a four-time NCAA qualifier, a 2010 Mid American Conference champion, a 2010 recipient of the Central Michigan Coaches Award, a two-time Ken Kraft Midlands place-winner and also was a two-time University Freestyle All-American. He graduated from Central Michigan in 2010 with a degree in Business Administration. Following college, he was a two-time Vegas US Open Freestyle All-American, a USA World Team Trials qualifier and a Canadian Cup Champion. He began his coaching career in 2010 at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina. He coached at Lyons Township between 2011-13 and started Beebe Trained Wrestling Academy - Illinois and ran that from 2011-14. In 2013, he started coaching at Northwestern University and remained there until 2018. In 2018, he established Beebe Trained Wrestling Academy - Florida and still owns it and coaches there. In his coaching career, he's worked with one NCAA champion, five All-Americans, 14 NCAA qualifiers, a Junior World Team Silver and a Cadet World Champion. He also has coached three Fargo National champs and six Fargo All-Americans, two Ken Kraft Midlands champions, 17 FHSAA champions and 22 place-winners and two IHSA champions and 18 place-winners.