CORE Leadership Team

Stan Banks
CEO, Founder, Head Coach

 

High School

2X State Champ - Folk

3X State Finalist - Folk

Undefeated Jr. & Sr. Yrs

3rd at HS Nationals - Folk

3X State Champ – FS/GR

College

4X National Qualifier @ UNC

2X NCAA-D1 All-American

2X ACC Champ

4X ACC Finalist

Coaching

10 yrs. @ CORE Wrestling

Over 70 State Champs

Multiple All-Americans

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John Collins
Lead Coach Boys Wrestling, Operations Lead

 

High School

4X State Placer - Folk

100+ Career Wins - Folk

College

Gardner-Webb

Coaching

17 Yrs @ Piedmont MS/HS

4 Team State Champs

11 Individual State Champs

1 Yr @ CORE Wrestling

 

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Chad McDuffie

Lead Coach Boys Wrestling

 

High School

State Champ – Folk

2X Regional Champ - Folk

2nd @ AAU So. Nationals

College

Football @ Campbell & St. Augustine’s University

Coaching

2 Yrs @ Dynamic Wrestling

2 Yrs @ Gardner-Webb

5 Yrs @ Core Wrestling

 

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Jeff Baker
Lead Coach BJJ

 

BJJ Competition

Black Belt

3 x World NoGi Champion

4 x Pan NoGi and Gi Champion

BJJ Coaching

22 years @ multiple locations

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Lee McNeer
Volunteer Coach Boys Wrestling, Fundraising Lead

 

High School

4X Letterman @ Worthington, OH

9X Scholar-Athlete

Recipient of Lucille & Theron Wright Scholarship

Coaching

2 Yrs @ North Meck AAU Team

5 Yrs @ CORE

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Sean Gallagher
Volunteer Coach Boys Wrestling

 

High School

South Meck & Ashbrook

Coaching

5 Yrs @ CORE

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Wes Norton
Volunteer Coach Boys Wrestling

 

High School

Charlotte Christian

Coaching

5 Yrs @ CORE

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Desiree McDuffie
Customer Service/Marketing Coordinator

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Michele McNeer
Member Registration & Communication