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Wrestling on the Mat


Train. Develop. Win.

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The wrestling division of BaseCamp Athletic Club was launched in 2023 as a regional training center for the development of Northwestern, NJ and Eastern  PA athletes seeking out-of-season advancement in the sport. Our mission at the BC-AC, RTC is to quite simply elevate the game... to create a situation where athletes have the opportunity to train with others outside of their rec. program that may help them develop further, faster.  We strive to create an unmatched training environment, deliver refined and techincally-sound instruction, and facilitate both a love for the sport and the development of life-long athletes and stronger humans. 


In season we are the proud founders of the Jersey Girls Wrestling League, while in the off-season our group and private training services aim to feed all area wrestling clubs and programs a more refined and further developed athlete.

With club leadership and staff that includes numerous NCAA division I alumni, high school coaches, team physicians and physio's and certified strength & conditioning specialists, BC-AC delivers an unmatched level of professionalism and experience in a cutting edge training environment.  Please review:

  • Wrestling 1x / week

    Every month
    select plan, then book each of your desired sessions on calendar
    • up to five 75 minute sessions / month (avg. 1x per week)
    • Installments automatically paid monthly, cancel at any time

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Club Leadership


Club Director

Brent McGuinness

Brent wrestled at Somerville High School where he was a two-time County Champion, two-time District Champion, two-time Region Champion, and NJ State Place winner. He went on to wrestle and letter at Rutgers University (1996-1999). In 1997, he was awarded the Rutgers Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. Brent returned to coach football and wrestling at Somerville. He was the head coach for Somerville Wrestling for ten years, coaching a NJ State Champion and numerous state place winners. Brent was inducted into the Somerville Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2014, Brent became the Supervisor of Special Services in the Millburn School District and joined the North Hunterdon Wrestling Club working with athletes from Kindergarten through 8th grade. Brent can often be found in a wrestling room or around the baseball field as he has a strong passion for helping young athletes develop as both leaders and athletes. 


Strategic Advisor, Board Liason

A founding board member of the Institute for Human Excellence of NJ, the 501 c 3 parent to BaseCamp Athletic Club, Eric currently serves BCAC as a strategic advisor.  With professional experience in entrepreneurship, management and finance, Eric, a Cornell University alumni, is the Managing Partner of Pro-Activity, allowing for seamless communication transfer and support between the sister organizations.  A former NCAA division 1 wrestler under Rob Koll at Cornell University where he was named to the academic All-Ivy League, a high school district and regional champion at North Hunterdon, and an accomplished post-collegiate endurance athlete, Eric can often be found running... on the roads, to the next meeting, North Hunterdon Wrestling Club practice, tournament, or after his three kids.

Eric Eisenhart

Wrestling Coach

Rick Frondorf

Rick Frondorf is among NJ's most decorated wrestlers.  A 2x NJ State Champion, 4x Place-winner, 4x Region 5 Champion, and 4x District champion, Rick's explosive, yet smooth style quickly gained him notoriety among the most competitive circles.  Upon graduation from North Hunterdon High School, Rick attended Lock Haven University where he competed prior to transferring to Delaware Valley College where he was a Division III All-American.  Prior to the birth of this twin boys, he owned and operated a successful wrestling club in Hunterdon County and has since volunteered his time as one of the most sought after coaches within North Hunterdon Wrestling Club.  Rick, his wife Shana and twins Lincoln and Domenic reside in the Franklin Township section of Hunterdon County, NJ.


Wrestling Coach

Kyle Poulsen

Kyle Poulsen, a 2007 graduate of Rutgers University where he spent 4 years on the wrestling team, brings a wealth of personal and professional experience to the club.  An alumni of Piscataway High School, Kyle was a Middlesex County Champ, a 3x District Champion, a Region 5 Champion, and a NJ State place-winner having amassed 115 career wins prior to competing at the varsity level for Rutgers.  After graduation he spent six years at his high school alma mater as an assistant wrestling coach, helping the team win a District title while coaching a 2x State Finalist and multiple State place-winners.  Kyle and his wife live in the Clinton Township section of Hunterdon County with their three boys, and he currently serves the Watchung section of Somerset County as a police officer.


Wrestling Coach

Ryan Pomrinca

The most winningest wrestler in Hunterdon-Warren County history, Ryan Pomrinca has been nearly a life-time BaseCamp (Pro-Activity) member, having trained with the staff starting in the fourth grade.  A 3x District Champion, 2x Region Champion and 3x NJ State Medalist for North Hunterdon, Ryan continued his academic and athletic pursuits at Lehigh University where he was a starter and NCAA Division 1 qualifier in 2020, as well as an Academic All-American.  With a degree in Supply Chain Management and Masters in Technical Entrepreneurship, he currently works in the Medical Device industry as an Operations Specialist with Novus Surgical.  Ryan has stayed active in the sport of wrestling since graduation and currently is a member of the Easton (PA) High School wrestling staff, serving as a Girls Wrestling coach.


Wrestling Coach

Mike Ciavarro

Mike Ciavarro was a youth and high school All-American. He wrestled at North Hunterdon Regional High School, where he had a total of 106 career wins, capping his career with a 6th placed NJ finish.  Following high school, Mike continued his wrestling and academics at Virginia Tech, competing for the Hokies, and upon graduating, coached at Kushner Academy for two years, where his team won the Yeshiva league each year he served as head coach. Today, Mike continues his passion for combat sports, producing documentaries on mixed martial artists and boxing athletes on YouTube. His YouTube channel, “Mike Ciavarro”, has over 65,000 subscribers and his videos have accumulated over 28 million views.


Team Physio, Youth Wrestling Coach

Dr. Justin Bagley

Justin Bagley, PT, DPT is a partner of Pro-Activity, a prevention and population health focused practice located in Lebanon, NJ, and currently serves as the clinical lead at the BaseCamp facility headquarters, overseeing all orthopedic rehabilitation and strength and conditioning programming. He received his physical therapy degree from Arcadia University. Over the last decade, Justin has been integral in the development of applied prevention and health promotion best practice including the development of Pro-Activity’s 5 ELEMENTS (MOVE, FUEL, RECOVER, ENDURE, CONNECT).  A former 4x District Champion at North Hunterdon High School, Justin passed on collegiate wrestling career to pursue his other athletic love, soccer at Wilkes-Barre University.  He is currently co-leading the youth wrestling program at the Del Val Wildcats.

Andrew Gaps

Wrestling Coach

Andrew Gapas

Having recently completed his fourth season with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Andrew brings knowledge and expertise of the latests evolutions in the sport.  A 2x NJ State place-winner for North Hunterdon, Andrew went on to amass 40 NCAA Division 1 victories in his time at both Clarion and Rutgers.  He is currently completing his teaching degree and is eager to give back to the sport that helped chart his path, and will be leading advanced training sessions at BaseCamp.


Strength & Conditioning Coach

Chris Gahagan

Chris holds a B.S in Exercise science and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist under the National Strength and Conditioning Association as well as a Certified Speed and Agility Coach under the National Sports Performance.  Having worked with athletes in the Hunterdon county area since 2012, he currently serves as Pro-Activity's Head Strength & Conditioning coach, and has worked with multiple county, sectional and group championship teams, as well as individual state champions.  He believes in a progressive and periodized approach to training to produce the best long-term athletic development.  In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, training olympic weightlifting, and is an avid New York Sports Fan.  He lives in Hunterdon County with his wife and two (future wrestler) boys.


Notable athletes to have completed training programs with the professional staff at BaseCamp.

  • Ryan Pomrinca, North Hunterdon, Hunterdon / Warren all-time wins leader, 3x NJ Place-winner, Lehigh University, National Qualifier

  • Mike Pongracz, Delaware Valley, 3x NJ Place-winner, U. of Tenn Chatanooga, National Qualifier

  • Bobby Stevely, Delaware Valley, NJ State Runner-Up

  • Kyle Lightner, Delaware Valley, NJ State Champion, Rutgers University

  • Todd Preston, Blair Academy National Prep Champion, Harvard University, National Qualifier

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