Upper Perkiomen Wrestling: Upper Perk Takedown Club Wall of Fame

Upper Perk Takedown Club Wall of Fame Criteria

• No more than 3 inductees into the Wall of Fame each year. Preferably only two.

• Individual must be nominated, discussed and ultimately voted upon by the UPTC Board.

• No more than 1 non-wrestler shall be inducted every three years.

• Anyone in the Upper Perkiomen community is welcome to nominate someone for induction into the Wall of Fame.

• Wrestlers must have completed their wrestling career (high school and collegiate) in order to be nominated.

• In order to be considered, a completed nomination form must be submitted before the November board meeting.

• Nominees that are not selected will be reconsidered in subsequent years. There is no need to re-submit a nomination.

• Wall of Fame selections will be made at the November board meeting and inductees will be notified of their selection and invited to the match which has been selected to honor the inductees.

• Information that will be put on the Wall of Fame plaque shall be presented to and approved by the person who nominated the inductee.

• The Wall of Fame plaque will be presented to the inductee at the designated match for inductions and then promptly placed on the wall in the wrestling room.




2015 UPTC Wall of Fame Inductee

2015 Inductee 

 

TOM HONTZ

 

Upper Perkiomen High School Head Coach 1990-2014

 

Career Record 359-166-1


2006 PIAA AAA Team Dual Champion                                                                            72 Section 2 AAA Champions  

6 District 1 Team Dual Championships                                                                           29 District 1 AAA Champions  

10 Pioneer Athletic Conference League Championships                                                18 SE Regional AAA Champions  

9 Section 2 AAA Team Championships                                                                           23 PIAA AAA State Medalists  

5 District 1 AAA Team Championships                                                                            4 PIAA AAA State Champions  

5 SE Regional AAA Team Championships                                                                      2006 PIAA AAA Coach of the Year  

2014 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

 




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2013 Inductees 

 

ZACK KEMMERER

Upper Perkiomen High School 2003-2007

Career Record 199-18

2006 & 2007 PIAA AAA State Champion

2006 & 2007 Asics High School All-American

2006 Reno Tournament of Champions, Beast of the East, & Iron Man Tournament Champion

2014 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

University of Pennsylvania 2007-2012

Career Record 117-43

2011 NCAA Division 1 All-American 8th

 

CHRIS SHEETZ

Upper Perkiomen High School 2003-2007

Career Record 189-23

2005 PIAA AAA State Champion

2007 Asics High School All-American

2014 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

Delaware Valley College 2007-2009

Career Record 75-15

2008 & 2009 NCAA Division 3 All-American

Kutztown University 2009-2012

Career Record 21-8

 

BRENT FIORITO

Upper Perkiomen High School 2002-2006

Career Record 176-31

2006 PIAA AAA State Champion

2006 Asics High School All-American

3X PIAA AAA SE Regional Champion

2014 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

University of Virginia 2006-2011

Career Record 30-18

2013 Induction Ceremony, 12/18/13


  

2012 Inductees

 MARK SMITH

Upper Perkiomen High School 1998-2002

Career Record 161-19

3X PIAA AAA State Medal Winner

2002 PIAA State Record 124 Career Pins

3X PIAA AAA SE Regional Champion

2012 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

East Stroudsburg University 2002-2006

Career Record 99-42

2006 ESU School Record 60 Career Pins

 

DARREN KERN

Upper Perkiomen High School 2000-2004

Career Record 154-26

2004 PIAA AAA State Championships 2nd

2004 Asics High School All-American

2013 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

Bloomsburg University 2005-2009

Career Record 53-36

2008 NCAA Division 1 Qualifier

2012 Eastern Wrestling League Hall of Fame Inductee

 

JIM NYCE

Founding Member of the Upper Perkiomen Takedown Club

and Upper Perkiomen Braves Youth Wrestling Program

A Generous Lifetime Fan and Supporter of Upper Perkiomen Wrestling

 


2011 Inductees

BRADLEY ROZANSKI

Upper Perkiomen High School 1987-1990

Career Record 136-11-1

1990 PIAA AAA State Champion

1990 Asics High School All-American

1995 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

Bloomsburg University 1991-1995

Career Record 80-25-1

1992 NCAA Division 1 All-American 8th

2004 Eastern Wrestling League Hall of Fame Inductee

 

DEREK ZINCK

Upper Perkiomen High School 1997-2001

Career Record 158-15

2001 PIAA AAA State Championships 2nd

2001 Asics High School All-American

2006 District 1 Hall of Fame Inductee

Lehigh University 2001-2006

Career Record 92-23

2003 NCAA Division 1 All-American 8th

2006 NCAA Division 1 All-American 5th 



Pictures

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