ELITE ATHLETIC CLUB
Meet the Team
Born and raised in Nw Indiana - E.A.C.s owner Carrie is happily married to Coach English for over 20 years, mom of 4 and grandmother of 2.
Head Coach & Manager
Coach English Owner, Head Coach and Manager of E.A.C. Est. 2017 English with a resume of wrestling since he the early 1990's having learned from the Hall of Fame Conrad brothers in the IKWF, to NW Indiana and Portages Ed Pendowski. English went through a roller coaster of a career in Wrestling and MMA - Coaching having learned from many greats English opened E.A.C. in October 2017 creating a place to fully commit and consistently chase and help establish athletes in what they set out to obtain.
Wrestling and MMA Accomplishments, and Coaching positions
2017-Head Coach Pennway Duals PA High School Team Runner Ups
2017-Head Coach and Owner of Elite Athletic Club Wrestling Program
2017-Nuway Summer National’s Middle School Team 4th place – Head Coach
2017-Nuway Summer National’s High School Team National Champions – Head Coach
2017-Coached 12 All-Americans at Nuway National Tournament
2016 – Assistant wrestling coach Fegely middle school
2015 – Elementary wrestling coach Portage wrestling club
& member of Portage wrestling booster club – Head of elementary development
2010 – Current Coached youth soccer with Hobart Soccer club, Portage Soccer Club both indoor and outdoor.
2002/2003 - Head Varsity Wrestling Coach Quigley Preparatory H.S., 103 E. Chestnut Ave., Chicago, IL 60611. (312) 787-9343 - Quigley Prep
2001-2002 - Mt. Carmel High School, Chicago, IL. - I was the Head Freshman and Sophomore Coach as well as the Asst. Varsity coach. I was proud to coach at this school. I coached under Hall of Fame coach and 3x Asst. Olympic coach Bill Weick.
2000-2001 - Griffith High School, Griffith Indiana - Asst. Varsity Coach
1999-2000 Dolton Park Falcons CO-Head Coach- IKWF Youth Wrestling Team
1998-1999 Dolton Park Falcons Asst. Coach- IKWF Youth Wrestling Team.
1993-1994 IKWF State Place Winner (WRESTLING)
High School- Career Record 77-6 (WRESTLING)
2x DAC Conference Champion
4x Indiana National Team Member
Cadet Northern Plains Regional Place winner
Cadet World Team Trials 5th
AAU IRONMAN World Champion
AAU Freestyle National Runner Up
AAU Folkstyle National Champion
AAU Greco National Champ
4x Indiana Freestyle and Greco State Place Winner
2x Indiana Freestyle State Champ
4x Greco State Champ
3x University Greco State Champ
Member of the USOEC Marquette MI Greco Team
1997-Who's Who in High School Sports Award winner
1997 & 1998 Times All-Area
Head Coach Indiana Bad Boys Wrestling School
19 All-Americans 7 State Champs
Head Coach Indiana Bad Boys Middle School Dual Team: USAW National Runner Ups
Head Coach Wildcats WC
USAW COPPER CERTIFIED COACH
USAW BRONZE CERTIFIED COACH
Griffith HS Maldonado Wrestling Camp Asst.
Oak Lawn Wrestling Camp Instructor
Quigley Prep HS Wrestling Camp Instructor
Quigley Prep HS Self-Def. Camp Instructor
Bad Boys Camp Of Champs Coordinator
USAW BIG BROTHER Coach @ US Olympic Training Center Colorado
Highland Regional Tune Up Camp @ Highland HS
2004-Concord Cup "USA BAD BOYS" Team Champions
2004-Central Regional Tune Up Camp @ Highland HS
2004-Team Indiana Junior National Duals Greco Coach
2004-Team Indiana Junior Duals Freestyle Coach
2004-Team Indiana Junior Nationals Greco Head Coach - Indiana's best ever finish in Greco @ Nationals
2004-Team Indiana Junior National Freestyle Coach
2001- 2009 - Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting/MMA)
Pro - Record 13-7-0-2
Amateur Record 10-1-1
Total MMA Record 23-8-1-2
Train in Wrestling, BJJ, Muay-Thai, and Boxing -
Tyler Bernard a Region wrestler from start to finish. Having had wrestled and lettered for 4 years at River Forest, Tyler went on to have a plentiful academic and athletic career at Cal College where he lettered all 4 years in wrestling and graduated with a degree in education. Tyler a Assistant wrestling coach at Valparaiso HS and teacher at the HS, Bernard helps run elementary classes and assist with development and dual trips.
Coach McWilliams - 3x Indiana HS Finalist, with two State Championship appearances, with a HS record of 168-22, 4xISWA State Champion, 3xHyway, 3x State place 4th,2nd,2nd, Wabash College 30-12 and with a top 5 D3 Team.
Johnathan JJ Johnson
3x HS State Champion & 2X Fargo All-American, Johnson a D1 University of Missouri wrestler, went home to be with family after a year at college, Johnson then relocated to be with family here in Indiana. Johnson having now jumped into the cage. Lil Dirty 4-2 125 Amateur fighter has two title belts thus far and looks to improve each day and eventually became a UFC mainstay!
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Longoria a BN Grad and HS Semi state qualifier turned his gears towards Brazilian jiujitsu early, a brown belt in Bjj and a amateur MMA with a record of 8-3, David helps coach E.A.C. and is the proud owner of Keepsake Tattoo in Crown Point Indiana on Main St.
Coach Ryan Storey
An active member in the Wrestling and MMA community for many years. Ryan was a standout wrestler and football player for Hobart HS. Winning numerous State and National Titles, Several Time Freestyle and Greco State Champion, Fargo National All American, and HS State Placer in Wrestling!
Ryan also went on to play Football on. Div. 2 Scholarship at St . Joseph's
At 24 he continued his Athletic Career in MMA "StoreyTime" accumulated 4 Title Belts in amateur MMA with a record of 13-3
He looks to add to Elite Athletic Clubs already stellar Coaching staff and brings with him his daughters whom have already started making waves on the mat!!