Sign Up Now! -
Click on the Registration link under Jr. Hornets to the left! It is the top menu item (Registration Information).
You can also put this URL in your browser.
Parent Meeting on Monday, 10/29/2012 at 7:00pm
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Key 2012 - 2013 Season Dates -
Going On Now
– Jr. Hornet Boot Camp – Coach Goff is providing a Cross Fit type of training for kids twice a week for only $15.
– Compound Wrestling at the Underground – The Compound began working out of the underground providing great pre-season training! http://cmptrained.com/?p=505
September 30, 2012 – Early Registration Ends – Sign your wrestler up early and save $25.00!
October 13, 2012 – The Roswell Youth Day Parade - Calling all Jr. Wrestlers!
November 5, 2012 – Wrestling Practice Begins
The 2012 - 2013 Wrestling Season Begins Soon! -
We are excited for the 2012 – 2013 Wrestling Season.
Coach Mike Spinning has assumed the position as the Head Coach of the Elementary Program. He has wrestled at the high school and collegiate level and is amazing with the kids. Mike has one son in the program and are both looking forward to the season.
The Middle School Program will continue to be led by Coach Randy Faires. As you know, Coach Faires has extensive experience as a wrestler and coach and we are excited to have him back.
All of our outstanding assistant coaches plan to return as well.
Please check the Latest Jr. Hornet News at let me know if you have any questions.
JR. Hornet Bootcamp at the Underground Continues! -
Roswell JR. Hornet Wrestling Bootcamp continues this week. Bootcamp will only be on Wednesday since Monday is a holiday. Cost for the one session will be $5.00 per kid.
Bootcamp typically runs on Monday and Wednesday from 5:30 - 6:15pm. Cost is just $15.00 for the week. Also, I have a few extra bootcamp t-shirts in all sizes if you are interested. They look great and are only $15.00 as well. If you pre-ordered (I`ve probably already contacted you already), you can pick up the shirts at one of the bootcamp times this week. I look forward to working with these kids who are committing themselves to getting better. Collectively, we are shaping our wrestling program to one of the best in the state.
If you are on twitter, request to follow our high school program at @rhstakedownclub. We will be posting real time results and updates through out the upcoming season. You can also see the lastest tweets/updates on the top of our blog. www.roswellwrestling.blogspot.com
If you are facebook, search ``Hornet Nation`` and you can be in our informal communication network.
Annual Roswell Wrestling Parents Meeting - May 9th, 7pm. -
The annual meeting for Roswell Wrestling will be held at Roswell High School, in the Media Center, May 9th at 7pm. This meeting is open to all HS parents and JR parents! ALL PARENTS CAN VOTE! JRs and HS. Please join us!
All wrestling parents are requested to attend - a recap of the past season along with updates for the coming season will be discussed. As well as annual elections will be held for volunteer officers to represent the program during the 2012-2013 season. This is an important meeting!!
Please attend and show your support for the program!
Open Mats - Wednesdays @ 6pm - Underground -
Coach Randy Faires is holding open Mats on Wednesdays at the Underground from 6-7pm.
Open mats are open to both the High School and JR Wrestlers - free of charge - you must have a valid USA Card to participate.
Congratz and Good Luck at State JR Hornets!!! -
We had 27 wrestlers attending four different State Qualifiers on February 25th - 21 Wrestlers earned a spot in the State tournament. A heroic effort by all of our wrestlers - there was tough competition all over the State. You all wrestled hard and gave it your all! Even if you are not going on to the State tournament be proud of yourselves for your accomplishments all season, that goes for all of the JR Hornet Wrestlers! You all are the reason we (coaches) come back year after year!! Keep wrestling and support your teammates as they vie for their chance at a State Title.
Roswell JR Hornet Wrestlers Who Qualified for State!!
Middle School State Qualifiers - The Middle School State Tournament will be held at Parkview High School, March 3rd, 2012.
U12- Jack Hale - 1st
U12- Matthew Fezza - 2nd
U12- Coleman Anderson - 2nd
U12- Paul Roswe - 3rd
U12- Grant Whiteman - 4th
U14- Cameron Whiteman - 2nd
U14- Reed Lewis - 3rd
U14- Jacob Gebhardt - 4th
U14- Trenton Brown - 4th
Elementary State Qualifiers - The Elementary State Tournament will be held March 10, 2012 at Milton High School
U6- Beau Frank - 1st
U6- Thomas Rhodes -1st
U6- Perico Cisneros - 3rd
U6- Charles Spinning - 3rd
U8- Brian Schwartz - 2nd
U8- Hunter Rocker - 2nd
U8- Christian Cartier - 3rd
U8- Sam Prvenzano - 4th
U10- John Copenhaver - 1st
U10- David Cartier - 2nd
U10- Frederick Marto - 2nd
U10- Riely Easterly - 3rd
** Roswell placed in the top 10, as a team, at Etowah in the U6-U12 age groups. 1st - U6, 9th - U8, 5th - U10 and 7th - U12 **
Congratulations to all of our wrestlers - a special thank you to all of our wonderful parents who support your wrestlers and the program. An equally special thank you to all of our coaches who give up their time without question to volunteer to provide guidance, training and support for the JR Hornet program. Thank you all!!
Good Luck JR Hornets at State!!
Good Luck - JR Hornets at State Qualifiers!! -
We have about 25 JR Hornet Wrestlers (elementary and middle school) who are going to various state qualifiers on Saturday, February 25th!
Good Luck to all of our wrestlers! We hope you all qualify for the State Tournaments!! Go JR Hornet Wrestling!!
Roswell Folkstyle Classic - January 14th -
Roswell will be hosting the 8th annual Folkstyle Classic on Saturday, January 14, 2012.
We still need volunteers to assist in running this tournament - table workers, data entry, security - if you can volunteer and have not done so, please contact Karen Miller @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also we still need food donations for the Hospitality Room, the main dish will be chili and we`ll need crock pots of chili, sides, paper goods, breakfast items, drinks...if you can donate food, please contact Jeff Miller @ email@example.com
The tournament website is located at https://sites.google.com/site/roswellhornetsfolkstyleclassic/
Please let us know if you have any questions!
Director, JR Hornet Wrestling
Roswell Tournament Director
Roswell JR Hornets - Centennial and Pope Beginner - Dec. 3 & 4 -
Come out to support the Roswell JR Hornet Wrestlers this Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday the elementary and middle school teams will be participating in the Centennial Holiday Classic at Centennial High School - Elementary starts at 9:00 and Middle School Starts around 12 noon.
Sunday the elementary and middle school beginners will be participating in the Pope Beginners tournament at Pope High School - Wrestling to start at Noon for all ages/weights.
Coaches from both teams will be at both tournaments!
Go Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling!!
JR Hornet Wrestling - First Tournament - December 3, 2011 -
Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling will kick off the 2011-2012 season at the Centennial Holiday Classic, Saturday, December 3rd.
Registration for this tournament needs to be completed on the Team Georgia Website - entry fee: $15.00 per wrestler. Registration closes at 10pm Thursday, December 1, 2011.
If you have questions on how to register, ask the coaches or contact Jeff Miller @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
JRs are Still Recruiting!! -
Even if you have not signed up yet for JR Hornet Wrestling - you still may do so! We accept wrestlers of all levels and abilities from the ages of 6-14. Click on our registration link to the left to find out more!
Wresling Practice Starts November 7th - you can still sign up!! -
Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling will start practices, Monday, November 7th at the new wrestling facility located at 925 Woodstock Road, Roswell (located below the SFX facility near Mellow Mushroom).
Elementary School Practices:
Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
Middle School Practices:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 to 8:30 pm.
It`s not too late to sign up - we take wrestlers throughout the November - March season. Click the Registration Link on the JR Hornet button to the left. Fees are $150.00 per wrestler (each wrestler receives 2 dry fit shirts and a pair of practice shorts).
All wrestlers are also required to obtain a USA Wrestling Card via the Team Georgia Website (cost for the card is $35.00).
``Under Ground`` - Ribbon Cutting - November 19th -
Roswell Wrestling will officially open the new Wrestling Facility - the ``Under Ground,`` on November 19th - starting at 9 a.m..
Please plan to attend we have received a stellar level of Community support. This facility has taken over a decade to realize. While we practiced last season in the facility, this year we have wall pads, floor mats and are in the process of getting the additional filler mats.
We will need volunteers and food donations - watch your emails the weekend of November 4th for additional information.
2011-2012 Parents Meetings - Oct. 24 & 25th 7pm -
We will be holding parents meetings for our JR Hornet Wrestling parents on October 24th and October 25th at 7pm at the NEW Roswell Wrestling Facility located at: 925 Woodstock Road, Roswell (located below the SFX facility near Mellow Mushroom).
Parents from both the middle school and elemenary programs (returning and new) are encouraged to attend either night - if you are not sure if your child is interested in wrestling this year - attend anyway to learn more about our program. We will have our coaches present - including our National Hall of Fame inductee - Coach Randy Faires (Head Middle School Coach).
No experience is necessary to wrestle and the sport is open to both boys and girls ages 7-14 (we have had younger children - please contact us if you have any questions).
We hope to see as many parents attend as possible - help us grow Roswell Youth Wrestling!! Wrestling is a great complimentary sport to Football. Practices start November 7th.
For any questions, please don`t hesitate to call Jeff Miller - Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling Director @ 678-795-1877 or @ 678-570-1806.
Registration ongoing for the 2011-2012 Season! -
Online registration open is open - the fee for the seaon is $150.00.
Hover on the JR Hornet link to your left and select Registration Information to be taken to the online form. Or you can click on the JR Hornet Nation link below to go to our blog site - on the right menu option we have registration 1st step for the form and then you can pay on line via paypal. We also will accept checks. Make your check payable to Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling - you can mail or drop your checks to Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling c/o Jeff Miller, 160 Wavetree Drive, Roswell, Georgia.
Registration is not complete until payment has been made.
Each wrestler will receive 2 dry fit shirts, a pair of practice shorts and the use of a Roswell Wrestling singlet for the season - which runs from November-March. Elementary School practices 2-3 a week and Middle School practices 3-4 times a week - tournaments are held on Saturdays and Sundays. We will again try to incorporate as many elementary/middle school duals with the High School as possible at no additional charge.
Hoping to see a lot of new and returning JR Hornets!! Practices start November 7th...
Please call Jeff Miller @ 678-795-1877 if you have any questions!
2011 Roswell Youth Parade - October 1, 2011 -
Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling will be participating in the 61st Annual Frances MaGahee Youth Day Parade - October 1, 2011.
Any new and/or returning wrestlers who are interested in participating are encouraged to let coach Miller know via email @ email@example.com. We have a pick-up truck and banner and will be passing out candy throughout the parade route.
This is a fun event for our City and will assist us in getting the word out about Roswell Wrestling - watch your emails for additional details as we would like the wrestlers to wear the same practice clothing.
This year`s theme is ``The Rec Makes Life Fun.`` We are Rec on the offshoots and enjoy benefits from the City! Come out and support our community and our program! It`ll be a fun Saturday event for the entire family!
Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling at Roswell HS Home Football Games! -
Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling will have an informational table at Roswell High School home football games this fall football season. If you are remotely interested in Wrestling stop by and talk to the Coaches - Coach Randy Faires our Head Middle School Coach and National Hall of Famer will be there along with our Elementary Head Coach and JR Director, Jeff Miller.
We will have 2011-2012 forms and information for parents and kids interested in wrestling - no experience necessary we work with Children from the ages of 6/7-14. All of our coaches are former wrestlers and have undergone extensive background checks - Come out to support Roswell High School Football and check out Roswell Wrestling!
First Game - August 26, 2011 - see you there!!!
New for 2011-2012 - Online Spirit Wear Ordering -
We`ve started an online ordering system for Roswell JR Hornet Spirit wear...we have a number of T-Shirts and Shorts available in many sizes.
Go to the JR Hornet Nation link below - on the blog`s right menu click on the link that says: Roswell JR Hornet On-Line Spirit Wear Ordering.
We currently are not accepting any orders outside of the Roswell area - once we receive your online notification we will contact you to arrange pick-up/drop off. We accept checks (made payable to Roswell JR Hornet Wrestling) or cash - we`ll provide a receipt for either.
All proceeds are used by the JR Hornets to assist in funding year end banquets, scholarships and/or team entry fees...etc.
We will also be posting information on our gear swap shop - we have a number of used wrestling shoes and headgear that people have either swapped up or donated. Trades are free, we ask for a $5.00 donation without a trade and will gladly accept any shoes/head gear that you would like to donate. Again, all proceeds go to the JR Hornet Wrestling program.
Our program is staffed 100% by volunteers - the director, the coaches, the admin - volunteer hundreds of hours on and off season to promote wrestling in Roswell. It`s worth it, because we have some of the best kids, best parents and supporters in the state! Plus we all love wrestling!!
Roswell JR Wrestling program in the News!! -
Check out the neat article in the Roswell Neighbor - Roswell is growing a terrific program!
We have some of the best volunteers and parents in the State and our wrestlers at all levels are growing by leaps and bounds!
Click on the JR Hornet Nation Blog Link below to read the full article!!
Coach Faires Inducted to the Wrestling Hall of Fame - May 1, 2011 -
Congratulations to our Middle School Head Coach, Randy Faires, for being honored as an inductee to the Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011!
Coach Faires has earned recognition for his `Lifetime Service to Wrestling` and will be honored on May 1, 2011 at the Hall of Fame Honors Banquet.
This is a fantastic Honor for Coach Randy and we couldn`t be more proud of his accomplishments and are extremely honored to have had him as our Middle School Head coach since 2005.
You can read about some of Coach Randy`s accomplishments under the JR Hornet Coaches Section as well you can see a copy of the letter that was sent to him by the Hall of Fame.
We also have a terrific article about Coach Randy from 1966 on the JR Hornet files and forms link.
Congratulations Coach Randy, this is a well deserved honor.
You have headed up and developed a fantastic Middle School Coaching staff over the past five years and your dedication and efforts have helped to build the skills and development of several state champions and state placers.
Thank you for your dedication to this sport!
New to Wrestling and Don`t Know How to Score? -
On the multimedia menu button to the left, we`ve linked two decent tutorials that walk through scoring a match.
The bout sheets we use are a bit different than what is dipicted, but the general overview of the scoring is good to know.
We`ll get some more tutorial type information up and out there as we get closer to the start of the season!
We also have a link in the forms/files (on the JR Hornet link)to a chart of referee hand signals.
Archived News Files -
Want to see where the prior posts to this site have gone? Mouse over on the Jr Hornets Button on the left menu bar and select files and forms.
Once there click on the link for the year that you want to view archives.