Coaches

Coaches

 

 

Al Ehlen           As a Burlington High School Demon, Al was the 1990 Southern Lakes Conference Champion at 145 lbs. and Co-Captain of 1989-90 Southern Lakes Conference team champions(defending their 88-89 title).  Placed 5th at the 1990 WIAA State Wrestling Tournament at 145 lbs.  Al is a 1994 Graduate of UW Oshkosh where he received a degree in Psychology. He wrestled for parts of his first two years at UW Oshkosh.   Al is a Mainframe Programmer for  USBank. Al's wife, Cindy does much of the administrative work for the club.  They have two boys, Owen and Max, who are members of the club .
Brian Rainer As a Wrestler at Round Lake High School in Illinois, Brian was a Team Captain, a Conference Champion, and a Illinois State Qualifier. Although Brian was part of the 4th ranked team in Illinois he was able to set the team record of the most takedowns in a season of 120. In 1990 Brian finished his senior year with 37-11record. Brian and lives in the Burlington School district, they have three boys that are currently a members of our team. Brian is a partner in a tree trimming and clearing business that operates in both Illinois and Wisconsin.

Brad Otter As a Burlington High School Demon, Brad wrestled four years for Coach Don Moe. He compiled a 20-5-1 record his senior year. Brad was a Regional Champion, and a runner up in the conference to Dean Price from East Troy. Brad also wrestled two years in Middle School under the direction of Coach Jerry Barr. Brad Attended UW Plattville and earned three letters in wrestling and also earned a degree in Engineering. After College Brad partnered with his family at Otter Sales and Service in Burlington. He and his wife Jean have four boys of which two are team members and the other two are now in High School. Mitch is part of the high school program.

Craig Cramer  As a Burlington High School Demon, Craig Wrestled three years for Coach Don Moe and graduated in 1987. Craig also wrestled two years in Middle School under the direction of Coach Jerry Barr.  Craig is a co-owner of Cramer Construction, a quality home builder in Southeastern Wisconsin. Craig and his wife Jill live in Burlington. USA Wrestling Copper Certified Coach

Darin Tiedt Darin is a Graduate of Freedom High School where he was a 2X state qualifier and State Place winner including a State Championship in 1989. Darin compiled a 105-19 record while wrestling on Varsity.  Darin continued his wrestling at UW Parkside where he was a three time National All-American  in Division II.  Darin was a an excellent student at UW Parkside and a member of Dean's list. . Darin has a master's degree in Business Administration and works at Case. Darin and his wife Hiedi, live in Burlington with five boys and three are  part of our club program.
 
Jay Cramer, As a Burlington High School Demon, Jay wrestled four years for Coach Don Moe. coach Moe said this, "you have accomplished what many thought was impossible. Your determination and the belief that you could be a champion is what made you a champion." Jay finished his senior year 31-5, only one win away from being a State Qualifer. His senior year ,1988, he was voted Co Captain, Most Valuable Wrestler, and had the most pin that year. Jay served his country in the United States Airforce for 4 years and is currently a Maintenance Supervisro at Midwest Airlines. Jay and his wife Tiffany have one daughter and one Son.
USA Wrestling Copper Certified Coach

Kurt Otter As a Burlington High School Demon, Kurt wrestled four years for Coach Don Moe. Kurts junior year he was a sectional qualifier. After a good start his senior it was cut short by injury. Kurt Attended UW Whitewater and earned a degree in Business Administration and worked out with the team for a couple years . After College Kurt partnered with his family at Otter Sales and Service in Burlington. He and his wife Jeanne have three children of which one is a team member.


Kevin Bird Kevin is a Graduate of Westosha High School where he was a 2X state qualifier. Kevin compiled a 95-19 record while wrestling on Varsity and Placed 2nd at the WIAA State Tournament in 1986. Kevin continued his wrestling at UW Whitewater (86-88) and UW Parkside   (89-91).   Over his college career Kevin was a three time National Qualifier. Kevin has been a wrestling camp Clinician for UW parksides summer camp, The Elkhorn Christian Wrestling Camp and the Burlington Wrestling Camp. Kevin is also very involved in the Burlington Community and works for The Wanasek Corporation.  Kevin and his wife Caryn, live in Burlington with three boys and they have three boys that are part of our club.  USA Wrestling Copper and Bronze Certified Coach

Mike Shenkenberg

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Pat Hornickle Pat is a Graduate of Watertown High School where he was a 2X state qualifier. Pat compiled a 53-4 record while wrestling on Varsity and Placed 6th at the WIAA State Tournament in 1981. Pat continued his wrestling at Ripon College where he was a Division III National Qualifier. Pat and his wife, Becky, live in Burlington with two children and one that is part of our club program.  Pat is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting every chance he can. USA Wrestling Copper Certified Coach
 
Scott Koenen As a Burlington High School Demon, Scott was a 3X Southern Lakes Conference Champion , he was a 2x WIAA State qualifer  Placing 4th his Junior year. Scott is tied for Second on the most career wins list at BHS with 113.   Scott is a Master Plumber and is employed at Martin Peterson as a project manager.  Scott and his wife Debbie have two boys and one girl of which the two boys are involved in the program.  USA Wrestling Copper Certified Coach
 

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