​​Zach Reed

This Iowa bred wrestler, will take the main leadership role for our organization in 2019 as the Program Director and Head Coach.

He comes to us from South Dakota State University where he was an Assistant Coach and helped the Jackrabbits yield 10 NCAA Championship Qualifiers and two All-Americans.  He also coordinated the Brooking Association Youth Wrestling Team and produced many State Place-winners in is his tenure.  Previous to that he held coaching positions at two Nebraska high schools.  He is experienced at all levels of wrestling, from beginner to elite, and has achieved considerable success at each of them.

Coach Reed earned a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish & Physical Education and also a master degree in Educational Administration.   He now works as an Academic Advisor to Athletes at Cal Poly.  

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To the world's oldest and toughest sport.  Almost every person alive today or that every lived has participated in wrestling. Maybe only informally and maybe with just a parent, sibling or friend, but wrestling is truly a universal athletic experience.


Established in 2004. The Meathead Wrestling Club is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering, promoting and encouraging the sport of amateur wrestling to all ages and at every level. We are committed to providing the finest wrestling instruction and building character, health and well-being, sportsmanship, self-confidence, self-esteem, and positive attitudes about dedication, persistence, and hard work among the youth of the California Central Coast.


Our next youth program will be in 2020

For more information, please email info@meatheadwrestling.com .

"Once You've wrestled, everything else in life is easy" - Dan Gable


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Serving the
California Central Coast
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