Coach’s Announcements

2017 – 2018

Practice Rules:

1. Please have rides available 45 minutes after the stated practice-ending time, not before.

2. Each wrestler must bring fresh work-out gear to each practice. Nothing can be worn 2 days in a row.

3. Each wrestler should begin each practice with sweats (top/bottom), and shed layers as practice intensifies.

4. If an athlete wrestles, he must shower, so be prepared with fresh towel and loofah daily.

5. Beginning Monday, 11/16, all wrestlers must have a cleaned headgear for practice, daily.

6. All wrestlers must have a set of running shoes (not skateboard/basketball shoes) ready for each day, regardless of practice plan.

Coach Horvath

Weekly Schedule
Mon – 2:45 to 4:30pm (weight-training/conditioning….bring “all-conditions” gear)
Tues – 2:45 to 5:00pm (wrestling…. possibly at West)
Wed – The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
All state qualifiers must arrive to the locker-room at 1:00pm!
           The van departs at 1:30pm; the preliminary work-out at the arena begins at 4:00pm
           Hotel accommodations are at the Holiday Inn, Grantville PA
Thurs – The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
           The van departs at 2:15pm; weigh-ins are at 3:00pm and wrestling begins at 4:00pm.
Fri – The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
           The van departs at 12:30pm; weigh-ins are at 1:15pm and wrestling begins at 2:15pm.
Sat –The PIAA State Tournament at the Giant Center in Hershey, PA
           The van departs at 7:15am; weigh-ins are at 8:00am and wrestling begins at 9:00am.
Beers for Ben

Come one, come all, as the Downingtown wrestling community gathers to support former Downingtown wrestler and coach, Ben Young! The “Beers 4 Ben” event takes place on Saturday 4/28 at Ludwig’s Fire Company and tickets are $40 each. ALL proceeds go to Ben and his family to support his fight against brain cancer. Please contact Coach Horvath at for ticket information and details!

Bison System Team Camp

Camp will be held from 7/7/2018 to 7/11/2018.Please click here to download a registration form

EPI Mailey Consulting

Thunder Wrestling Club

2017 – 2018 Team Record

Cougars vs Biglersville 63-15 W
Cougars vs Columbia 78-3 W
Cougars vs Hempfield 59-24 W
Cougars vs Reading 35-37 L
Cougars vs Spring Grove 18-58 L
Cougars vs West Chester East 36-31 W
Cougars vs Interboro 58-13 W
Cougars vs Wilson-Westlawn 34-32 W
Cougars vs Rustin 36-38 L
Cougars vs Henderson 27-36 L
Cougars vs Penncrest 51-18 W
Cougars vs Pennsbury 55-19 W
Cougars vs Methacton 46-25 W
Cougars vs Souderton 27-36 L
Cougars vs Downingtown West 43-18 L
Cougars vs Westtown 49-30 W
Cougars vs Allentown Central Catholic 66-14 W
Cougars vs Solanco 54-29 W
Cougars vs Garden Spot 42-41 W
Cougars vs Cocalico 32-39 L
Cougars vs Avon Grove 43-31 W
Cougars vs Coatesville 45-25 W

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