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Posted by Celtic Elite Wrestling Club at Sep 29, 2017 10:10AM PDT ( 0 Comments )

CE hereby retracts its previous postings to date with the following update: The criminal
and civil matters between CE and one of its coaches has been resolved with the
assistance of counsel, as this was determined to be a civil business dispute and not
a criminal matter.


The Ken Gerdes III Memorial Foundation was established by his family to support Illinois wrestlers and wrestling groups at all competitive levels. The generous donations made in Ken’s honor allows us to carry out the contributions he intended to make to the Illinois wrestling community. The goal of the foundation is to support ALL Illinois wrestlers at all competitive levels. Each year, we provide the Junior & Cadet Freestyle & Greco Roman National teams a souvenir towel. In addition to the $1000 Leadership Awards, we have sent kids to wrestling camps, financed high school wrestlers trips to freestyle & Greco nationals, and paid travel expenses for Illinois Olympic hopefuls, including 2000 Olympic Greco-Roman Team Member Kevin Bracken and 2004 Olympic Freestyle Team Member Joe Williams and 2008 Olympic Greco-Roman Team Member T.C. Dantzler. Ellis Coleman, 2012 Olympic Greco-Roman Team Member, 2016 Olympic Women’s Freestyle Team Member, 2016 Olympic Men’s Freestyle Team Member.

The document 2017 KGIII Newsletter was attached to this post.

Ken Gerdes III Memorial Foundation
21th Annual Golf Outing
Broken Arrow Golf Club, Lockport
Monday, June 19,2017

Monday June 19th – Noon Shotgun Start
Spots still available to golf or just join us for dinner (around 5:00 p.m.)
Golf reservations must be made by June 14th
Let us know if you would like to golf or just dinner.

All money from the golf outing supports
Illinois Wrestling at ALL Levels & ALL Styles.
Every golfer will have a chance to win a New Car .

For More Information
Call Debbie Nason
815.347.5368 or

The document KGIII_Golf_Outing was attached to this post.

Hello Celtic Elite Families,

We hope everyone is enjoying their summer break. Just wanted to give you a reminder about the up coming Smith Brothers Wrestling Camp coming up June 5th-8th at Plainfield Central High School. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Chris Smith at The camp will be like last year with the wrestlers earning drinks, candy, pizza and T-shirts the last day.

Please see the attached flyer for more details.


The document Smith_Bro_2017 was attached to this post.


Sean Bormet, Associate Head Coach at University of Michigan, will be holding a camp on July 6-7 at Shepard High School, 13409 S. Ridgeland, Palos Heights 60463, from 9am – 2pm. Cost is $100 per wrestler.

Sean will be assisted by Michigan’s 2017 All-Americans: Stevan Micic, Logan Massa, and Myles Amine.

Any questions please contact camp director
Scott Richardson at 815-474-2217 or

Please see the attached flyer for details

The document Sean Bormet Wolverine Wrestling Camp was attached to this post.