Coach Dan Blagaich is dedicated wrestler with an energy and passion for the sport, stretching over 25 years. He is a graduate and former coach of Illinois High School Wrestling powerhouse Montini Catholic.
While In High School Dan was a 4X state qualifier and 2X State runner-up compiling a high school varsity record of 157-15. He went on to defeat the only wrestler to beat him during his junior and senior year, en-route to placing 4 th at the JUCO National tournament in 99’. Dan was ranked 2nd in the nation before a career ending knee injury forced him out of competitive wrestling.
Dan relocated to California in 2005. He coached wrestling at BeverlyHills high School for 3 years, before accepting a job as a MMA wrestling coach, working and cornering fighters at the highest level.