Meet our Coaching Staff!

Whether you are a brand new wrestler who needs help tying their shoes or a successful high school or college wrestler, you are in good hands.

Bradley Wahrlich: Greco specialist
Coach Wahrlich is De La Salle High School and Oregon State University wrestling alumnus and has over 30 years of wrestling and coaching experience. Coach Wahrlich has had the fortunate opportunity to train with some of the best wrestlers in the world. Coach Wahrlich’s primary focus is on Greco Roman and Folkstyle techniques.  He works with our youngest wrestlers.

Kurtis Knapp
Coach Knapp was the head coach of a High School in Wisconsin for two years when he was an undergraduate student. He then wrestled for a year at Stanford University as a graduate student, earning a varsity letter. He is now focused on youth wrestling fundamentals and building love for the sport.

Hiba Salem: Freestyle
Coach Hiba is a 3 time CCS champion, 2 time CIF state placer, 2 time USA wrestling finalist (including a first place finish), and a 2 time All American in freestyle. She wrestled on the National Champion CA duals team in 2015. In addition, she is a 2 time collegiate All American who currently wrestles for Menlo College and serves as a member of the coaching staff for California Nightmare, a travel team made up of some of the best girl wrestlers in California.

Mike Guingona
Coach Guingona is one of a handful of USA Wrestling Silver Certified Coaches in the state of California, qualifying him to coach at international events.  A lifetime resident of Bay Area, Coach Guingona is a former NPL Champion and a member of two state champion Skyline College teams.  He has a long coaching history including Westmoor, South San Francisco, Riordan, and most recently, Terra Nova.  Coach Guingona is also a 3rd degree black belt in judo who trained under Willie Cahill.  Coach Guingona looks forward to training our wrestlers for international events.

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Luke Cruz
Coach Luke is a 4 time PAL Champion, a CCS Champion, a 3 time Freestyle State Medalist, and a Greco State Champion.  A current member of the Skyline College team, Coach Luke specializes in upper weight wrestling techniques – which can be quite different from those used in lower weight classes.  He is currently training to try out for the Philippine National Team for the All Asian Championships.

Sirena Konishi
Coach Sirena was the first girl to compete in wrestling in our area, and the first girl to place at the varsity NPLs – what is now PAL.  She was also the first girl to compete at CCS, when there was only boys wrestling.  She is currently the head coach for the Girls Wrestling Team at Terra Nova High School and an instructor at Cahill’s Judo.  She has earned a black belt in judo and is ranked internationally.