Wrestling - Boys Varsity
The Wyoming Seminary wrestling program is considered to be one of the best high school programs in the country. In the past several years, the Blue Knights have produced numerous National Prep Champions and All-Americans and have been consistently ranked within the top five programs in the nation. Sem wrestlers have recently gone on to compete at elite wrestling programs such as Harvard, Northwestern, Cornell, Penn State, Lehigh, Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina State, Virginia Tech, Maryland and many more.
In the 2013-14 season, the team won the National Prep title, defeating long-time national champion Blair Academy by 43 points. In the 2014-15 season, the team defeated #1 nationally-ranked Blair Academy (39-20) in a dual meet and finished as runner-up at the National Prep Tournament. In 2015-16 Sem captured the prestigious Ironman crown in December.
There has never been a better time to be a fan of the Sem wrestling program. Join us to cheer on the Blue Knights as they compete with numerous nationally-ranked returning wrestlers and a solid group of new talent.
|Nicholas (Nick) Bauer||2018|
|Nicolas (Nic) Botello||2020|
|Antonio (Tony) Cutrie||2018|
|Charles (Zeke) Escalera||2021|
|Timothy (Tim) Kane||2018|
|Timothy (Tim) Levine||2020|
|Nicholas (Nick) Martino||2018|
|Colson (Cole) Rees||2021|
|Bernadin (Bernaa) Senatus||2018|
Scott Green - Head Coach
Coach Green has been Sem's head coach since 2010. His wrestlers have amassed a record of 157-7 in that time. Under Green's direction, the Blue Knights have been consistently ranked in the top five in the nation and have achieved the number one ranking on three different occasions. Green has coached Sem to eight straight PAISWT titles. His athletes have captured 67 individual state titles and 22 National Prep titles. The Blue Knights captured the Prep National crown in 2014.
Prior to joining Sem, Green coached at his alma mater, Binghamton University, where he helped develop multiple NCAA Div. I All-Americans. Green has coached internationally, leading United States athletes to titles in Amsterdam, Cuba, Hungary and Puerto Rico.
He teaches upper-level English electives at Sem and works in the Admission Office. He lives in Kingston with his wife Jennifer, who is a teacher at Sem's Lower School, and his two children, Riley and Caeran.
Joe Rovelli - Assistant Coach
Joe is a graduate of Hofstra University, with a degree in psychology. Joe saw much success on the mat in college and finished his career with a record of 112-36. He was a 4x NCAA qualifier, 3x CAA conference champion, and played an instrumental role in the two biggest wins in Hofstra history (Nov 28, 2004 - 23-10 win over #2 ranked Lehigh and Nov 26, 2006 - 18-17 win over #1 ranked Minnesota). Throughout his career at Hofstra, he defeated multiple All-Americans, including national champions Keith Gavin and Max Askren. In high school, Joe finished his career as the all time wins leader at E.L. Meyers High School with a record of 130-19. He was a 2004 PIAA State champion, 2003 runner-up, and 7th in 2002.
Drew Feldman - Assistant Coach
Drew Feldman begins his second season at Wyoming Seminary after a three-year stint as Head Coach of Wyoming Valley West High School. In 2014, Feldman’s team won a school-record 20 matches and he was named the PIAA District II AAA Coach of the Year. During his tenure, the Spartans won two Division 1 Championships, a Wyoming Valley Conference title, a PIAA District II AAA Dual Championship, and a PIAA District II Tournament Title.
Feldman coached six PIAA District II AAA Champions, two PIAA AAA Northeast Regional Champions, six PIAA AAA State Qualifiers, three PIAA AAA State Medalists, one PIAA AAA State Finalist, seven NHSCA High School All-Americans, and two Hooper Award Winners, given to the best wrestler in the Wyoming Valley Conference. He sent five student athletes on to compete at the NCAA level, with three going to Division I programs.
Chad Vandiver – Assistant Coach
Chad Vandiver is a former Colorado Springs OTC resident-athlete in Greco-Roman wrestling. While competing for the Sunkist Kids, he was a U.S. Open finalist, Dave Schultz International silver medalist, and 2008 and 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier.
An Illinois native, Vandiver competed for NCAA Div. I Northern Illinois University, where he was Freshman of the Year in 2004-05, before heading to the Olympic Training Center in 2007. Vandiver earned his bachelor of science degree from CSU-Pueblo with a minor in coaching, and was an assistant coach there for one season. He is married to former U.S. Women's National Team Coach Erin (Tomeo) Vandiver, coach of the Sem girls wrestling team.