Coach Mike is the Owner/Director of Total Force. He is responsible for designing our programs, building operations to expand and provide growth on all levels of the club so that our student athletes have the best training environment possible.
He was a 2x NJ State place winner 3rd/5th, 2x Region Champ, and 2x freestyle state placer from Livingston, NJ. He is a Region 4 Hall of Fame inductee for NJ and wrestled at Rider University where he started at both 133/141and being ranked as high as 10th in the country his junior year before stepping away from the sport due to injury his senior year.
Mike continued training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and qualified for No-gi Worlds. Through club wrestling he gets to pass on knowledge to aspiring young students and has been able to help produce a multitude of champions on all levels.
In 2013 Mike was ranked in the top 3 running for #1 Freestyle coach in the state of NJ under his previous club Force. He is the current Director for Women’s Wrestling USAW/NJ where he volunteers his time to grow girls wrestling programs throughout the state and nation so that wrestling as a whole can survive without fear of elimination. He is a current National Team NJ Coach who helps prepare our states best wrestlers for national competition during the spring/summer international season.
Coach Aarin is a long time Force wrestling student who went on to have a very successful academic and collegiate wrestling career at Springfield College where he was Team Capitan and . He is Division 3 national qualifier and 2x NJ State Qualifier for Parsippany High School.
Coach Aarin is full-time running our camps and coaching our youth and high school wrestlers. He is an avid student of the sport and has been coaching with us while competing throughout college. He has a bachelors in Physical Education and minor in Health Education.
Coach Leigh has joined Total Force as her home base of training, as she prepares for the journey towards the 2020 Olympics.
Through her sister club, Chicks Wrestling Club, Coach Leigh trains all our girls and boys, runs clinics, private sessions, and more as she prepares to once again take on the nation and the world! She is the Owner of Chick Wrestler and producer of the most popular line of Women's only wrestling gear in the world!
She is one of the most influential female wrestlers ever in the History of the United States and fiercest competitors to have stepped on the mat in the last decade.
*2016 PanAm Bronze Medalist
* 2015 World Bronze Medalis
*2015 US Open Champion
* 2015 Dave Schultz Champion
* 3x World Team Member, 7x National Team Member, HS/College All-American and Captain-US Army Reserve.
Coach Leigh is the current NJ Team National Coach and volunteers her time traveling to multiple tournaments and events in order to grow wrestling at all levels of the sport!
Coach Abdo is a 2012 Olympian for the Egyptian National Team and multiple time world medalist. He is a current resident athlete at the NYAC and NJRTC. He is also a highly sought after personal trainer in NY and NJ with degrees in exercise science, where he trains athletes and non-athletes year round giving them the tools to achieve their fitness goals!!
Some of Coach Abdo's wrestling accomplishments can be viewed below..