RFH Junior Bulldog Wrestling
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About the Coaches

Thomas Skove

Thomas began his formal wrestling career at 8 years of age through the Long Branch recreational program and summer wrestling tournaments.  He was a four-year varsity wrestler at Long Branch High School where he distinguished himself as a 3-time District Champion, 2-time NJ Region Champion, NJ State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) top 8 finisher and a NJSIAA 3rd place winner.  Thomas was a scholarship wrestler at The Ohio State University where he was a varsity letter winner.  Thomas currently resides in Rumson, NJ with his wife and four children and works on Wall Street.

Andrew Skove

Andrew began his formal wrestling career at 8 years of age through the Long Branch recreational program and summer wrestling tournaments. Andrew was a four-year varsity wrestler at Long Branch High School where he distinguished himself as a 3-time District Champion, 3-time NJ Region Champion and NJ State Champion. Andrew was a 4-year varsity wrestler at The Ohio State University where he achieved the status of  Division 1 All American.

 


John F Horan

John has been affiliated with the Jr. Bulldogs since 2006 when Andy Scheffer and Ken Iwama restarted the program.  John's son Jack started wrestling that first year and now wrestles for the RFH High School,  His youngest son Liam (a 4th grader) is now in the program.  John's athletic background is in competitive swimming where he was a four year letter winner at Villanova University.  John has coached youth sports since 2001 including baseball, football and wrestling.  John's goal for the Jr. Bulldog program is first and foremost for the boys to have fun learning the sport of wrestling.  He would like to see the program grow from the current level of 70-75 athletes to in excess of 100 athletes. From a competitive perspective, John would like to see the Jr. Bulldogs build on their great success from 2010-2011 and become one of the top programs in the Jersey Shore Junior Wrestling League.  In addition, John would like to see the Jr. Bulldogs graduate 8 or more competitive wrestlers to the RFH High School program each year.  John, a CPA, lives in Fair Haven with his wife Judy and his three children Jack, Sean and Liam.

Paul Jordan

Paul leads our 1st-3rd Grade Program.  Paul  began wrestling at 6 yrs old for the Westfield Wrestling Club.  He was a decorated youth wrestler who was a fixture on the state place winner's podium and represented New Jersey at the National Youth Freestyle Wrestling Championships.  As a four year letter winner for Westfield High School, Paul was a County, District and Region champion and placed 3rd in the the NJSIAA High School State Championships.  Paul went on to wrestle at the University of Virginia where he was a varsity letter winner.  Paul sells Medical Devices for a living and resides in Fair Haven with his wife Tara and his two children Dylan and Ava.