Larry Reynolds has devoted his professional career to the coaching of young athletes including his 2 sons, Clay and Ty. He has coached numerous state and national wrestling champions in colleges and high schools in North Carolina, Iowa, and New York. Coach Reynolds knows how to bring athletes to the next level through teaching, drilling, and motivation. He has worked with athletes from other sports to improve performance through speed, strength, and flexibility training. In addition to working with athletes, Coach Reynolds has trained adults in core and functional strength for improved quality of life. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from the University of Massachusetts where he competed for the wrestling team. He has a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and post-Master’s work at the University of North Carolina--Greensboro.
Clay Reynolds is a master teacher and successful competitor. He took a second and two firsts in the high school wrestling state championships receiving the tournament most outstanding wrestler his junior year. He was a regional place winner in freestyle wrestling. Clay has competed in Russia and Canada. Clay has studied the sport and knows how to teach technique and competition skills to all age wrestlers. He is knowledgeable in both freestyle and folkstyle wrestling. He is especially adept at teaching the low single series, top position, and the counter to leg wrestling. In addition to training wrestlers, Clay has worked with athletes from soccer and football on speed, functional strength, and quickness. Clay has recently begun training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as he prepares to compete and coach in Mixed Martial Arts. While in Sao Paolo, he received private training from the accomplished fighter and coach, Fabio Gurgel. Clay is passionate about the athletes with whom he works and about getting results. This passion and attention to details will be a trademark as Clay expands his coaching repertoire to include mixed martial arts.
Anthony Dunbar loves the sport of wrestling and it shows in his dedication to coaching and working with young wrestlers. Dunbar wrestled for Cary High School in Raleigh where he was MVP of the high school dual meet tournament. After high school he was a member of the North Carolina State wrestling squad. Dunbar joined the Arrichion coaching staff in 2007 where he has become a diligent student of the Arrichion teaching and coaching system. It is his passion for learning and his devotion to the sport that makes him a great addition to the coaching staff. In addition to wrestling training, Dunbar travelled this summer to Sao Paolo, Brazil with the Arrichion coaching staff where they trained with the famous fighter and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu great, Fabio Gurgel as they prepare to add mixed martial arts to the Arrichion fighting sports offerings.
Ty Reynolds brings years of successful training and competition to the program. He was a Junior World Team Trial runner-up, a Junior Freestyle National Runner-up, Junior Freestyle National 3rd place, and Cadet Freestyle National Champion. Ty was undefeated in high school competition. In addition, he competed for Team USA at the Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic and was named 1st Team Asics Tiger All-America. He was nationally ranked number one his sophomore, junior, and senior years of high school. He spent 2001 as a freestyle wrestling resident at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Joe Williams, World Bronze Medalist, selected Ty as his training partner for the 2001 World Championships. Ty has been a fierce competitor, but also has studied the sport. His understanding of freestyle wrestling coupled with his ability to teach it rivals the best of coaches. He has competed internationally in Japan, Poland, Turkey, and Canada. Ty is intense in both the wrestling room and the weight room where he is familiar with the latest in strength techniques. Ty’s signature intensity transfers to the athletes with whom he works and elevates them to the next level.
"From Arrichion, I have gained the skills to become a better athlete and competitor in wrestling. I have learned the basics of wrestling and what to do on the mat. I have gained more respect as a wrestler and as a person. I have become more confident because the Arrichion coaches believe in me, and I believe in myself." --Dalton Cunningham