About CIT: Coaches in Training

The Coaches in Training (CIT) program, is a year-round leadership development program. Offering a competitive wage while managing their own business “The Hungry Wrestler”, our CIT program provides an innovative and holistic approach for our youth to develop their leadership and life skills. We focus on workforce readiness, health and wellness, mentor-coach training and entrepreneurship!

Coaches in Training Impact

Youth Served
Paid Peer Mentors
Hours of Leadership Training
Become Team Leaders

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Our team delivers free youth development wrestling programs to underserved communities, helping students develop a goal-oriented mindset through on the mat training that translates into off-the-mat life skills. Our programs are designed to encourage a desire for excellence, respect, teamwork, leadership, integrity, and perseverance through the instruction of our trained and trusted mentor coaches. Coupled with off-the-mat resources to develop students’ full academic potential, these programs open doors to gainful employment opportunities.

MAT Time

Transforms traditional coaching philosophy with a trauma informed approach.


Coaches in Training. Hands-on training for youth in career, entrepreneurship and coaching.


Empowers girls through wrestling, advocacy, and leadership development.


Engages our most at-risk youth to help overcome significant loss or trauma.