Wrestler ⋅ Class of 1993

Oak Park

John began his Wrestling Career at Oak Park High School, where as a senior he was undefeated in winning the State Championship. He also placed 2nd in the Junior National Greco Roman Championships.

His Collegiate days found him at Wisconsin University, where he became a 4 Time Big 10 Place winner and a 3 time All-American. He also placed second in the Midlands and was the Midlands Champion.

John has continued to be a major man in the Wrestling area, although he did sandwich 3 years in Coaching at New York University where he developed o All Americans in NCAA Division 3.

John is still competing and so far has:

* Placed 6th, 4th and 3rd in the AAU Greco Roman 1982-83-85

* Placed 2nd in US Open Greco Roman in 1988 Placed 3rd in the Hall of Fame Class ic in 1985

* Made Team to Tbilski in Free Style in 1986 – Did Not Place Placed 4th in US Open in Free Style in 1986

* Placed 3rd in US Open in Greco Roman in 1986 Olympic Festival Champion in 1985

* Placed 3rd in World Cup in Mongolia in 1987 in Free Style Placed 2nd in US Open in Free Style in 1987

* Placed 3rd in AAU Greco Roman in 1987

* Placed 3rd in US Open in Greco Roman in 1987

* Placed 2nd in Pan American Trials in Free Style in 1987 Placed 4th in Pan American Trials in Greco Roman in 1987 Champion at Henri Deglane Challenge in France in 1987 in FS

* Made team to Bibilski – Free Style in 1988 – Did Not Place Placed 2n d in the US Open in Free Style in 1988

* Placed 2nd in the US Open in Greco Roman in 1988

* Champion at Henri Deglane Challenge in France in 1988 – FS Placed 3rd at 1988 Olympic Trials in Free Style

* Ranked 2nd on All Time Wisconsin Wrestlers List in 1988 Made Team to Tbliski in 1989 at Free Style – Did Not Place Champion at Pan American Games in Free Style in 1989 Olympic Festival Champion in Free Style in 1989

* Placed 3rd in US Open in Free Style in 1989

* Placed 7th in World Championships in Switzerland in FS in 1989 Won the Grand Challenge in Pittsburgh in 1989

* Placed 5th in Tbilski in Free Style in 1990 Won the World Cup in Toledo in 1990

* Placed 2nd in the World Team Trials in Free Style in 1990 Lost in the Grand Challenge in Free Style in 1990 Champion at the World Cup in Toledo in 1991

* Sunkist International Champion in Free Style in 1990 P laced 3rd in the US Open Free Style in 1992

* Won the Cuban Tournament in 1992 in Free Style Placed 3rd at Tbliski in Free Style in 1991

* Was an Alternate to the 1992 Olympics in Free Style o Wrestled many In ternational Duals

* Wrestled in Bulgaria in Harch of 1993

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